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Degree Requirements

Sample Schedule

The schedule* below is a sample for an incoming freshman. You must see a faculty member after acceptance into the program for academic advising to develop an individualized plan.

*Schedules are subject to change.

Fall Semester

Course No. Course Credit Hours Contact Hours
PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology 3  
AHNR 1104 Physical Principles for Health Science Students 2  
BIOL 1130 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology 4  
ENGL 1101OR ENGL1102 Discourse and Composition 3-5  
MATH 1500 Principles of Statistics 3  
PTAT 1111 Introduction to PT 2 2/wk.
Total 17-19  

Spring Semester

Course No. Course Credit Hours Contact Hours
BIOL 3630 Kinesiology 4  
PSYC 1130 Life Span Dev. for Health Sciences 3  
PTAT 1115 PT in Physical Dysfunction 3 3/wk
PTAT 1230 PTA Procedures 1 & 2 Lab 2 6/wk
PTAT 1231 PTA Procedures 1 & 2 Concepts 3 3/wk
Total 15  

Summer Semester

Course No. Course Credit Hours Contact Hours
PTAT 1113 Regional Studies in Movement and Science Lab 3 9/wk
PTAT 1114 Regional Studies in Movement and Science Concepts 3 4-5/wk
PTAT 1155 PTA Seminar 1 1 1/wk
ENGL 1105 Composition & Argument 3  
EMTP 1010 First Aid and CPR 2  
Total 11  

Fall Intersession

Course No. Course Credit Hours Contact Hours
PTAT 2190 Clinical Practicum I 1 60 hrs/ 2 weeks

Fall Semester

Course No. Course Credit Hours Contact Hours
PTAT 2235 PT Trends & Administrative Procedures (Online/Hybrid) 2 1-3 online 14 hours/ semester
PTAT 2230 Rehab. Procedures in Cardio. and Musculo. Lab 2 6/wk
PTAT 2231 Rehab. Procedures in Cardio. and Musculo. Concepts 3 3/wk
PTAT 2241 Neurology and Rehab. Procedures Concepts 3 3/wk
PTAT 2240 Neurology and Rehab. Procedures Lab 2 6/wk
Total 12  

Spring Semester

Course No. Course Credit Hours Contact Hours
PTAT 2255 PTA Seminar (Weekend) 1 1 Weekend TBA
PTAT 2290 Clinical Practicum 2 (Off campus) 3 40hrs/wk
PTAT 2390 Clinical Practicum 3 (Off campus) 3 40hrs/wk
PTAT 2490 Clinical Practicum 4 (Off campus) 3 40hrs/wk
Total 10  

Total

Total Hours 67-69

Physical Therapist Assistant

Contact Information

Physical Therapist Assistant Program
940 Second Street
Health Science Building, Office 150
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Ryan Walker, Program Director
(740) 351-3428
rwalker@shawnee.edu

Nita Roark, Department Secretary
(740) 351-3169
nroark@shawnee.edu

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