Housatonic Community College  Course Selection Guide for 2014-2015
Physical Therapist Assistant:  Parent Program  Associate in Science Degree  (Banner code: EA79)    Close Window
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Name Banner ID No.

Address

Program Entry Date
  Advisor
Placement Assessment:
MAT* E095I ___ ENG* E092I_____ ENG* E094I DS E099_____
MAT* E095__ ENG* 092 _____
(ENG* 073)
ENG* E094_____
(ENG* E043)
 
Program Requirements :
Semester
Taken
Course
No.
Grade 

Course Number
(Previous No.)

Course Title
Credits
Prerequisite
   
 
BIO* E211 (BI 212) Anatomy & Physiology I
4

Spring I
   
 
PTA* E120 Introduction to Physical Therapy (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
3

   
 
PTA* E125 (PT 101) Physical Therapy for Function (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
4

   
 
BIO* E212 (BI 213) Anatomy & Physiology II
4

   
 
ENG* E101 (EN 101) Composition
3

   
 
PSY* E111 (PY 101) General Psychology I
3

Summer I
   
 
PTA* E220 (PT 210) Introduction to Physical Therapy Clinic (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
1

Fall I
   
 
PTA* E230 (PT 102) Physical Agents in Physical Therapy (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
4

   
 
PTA* E235 (PT 202) Kinesiology for Rehabilitation (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
4

   
 
Communications 2 Elective
3

   
 
Mathematics 1 Elective
3 - 4

   
 
ENG* E102 (EN 102) Literature & Composition
3

Spring II
   
 
PTA* E250 (PT 203) Therapeutic Exercise (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
5

   
 
PTA* E253 (PT 204) Pathophysiology for Rehabilitation (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
3

   
 
PTA* E258 PTA in the Healthcare Area (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
2

   
 
Fine Art/Humanities Elective
3

   
 
Social Science Elective
3

Fall II
   
 
PTA* E260 (PT 211) Physical Therapy Seminar (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
2

   
 
PTA* E262 (PT 212) PTA Internship II (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
5

   
 
PTA* E265 (PT 214) PTA Internship III (taught at NVCC) (To be taken at NVCC)
5

Total Credits
67 - 68

Note: Clinical internship experiences are scheduled at affiliated clinics throughout the state. Students are not routinely placed out-of-state.
HCC Liaison, Physical Therapist Assistant Program:
Kathleen Cercone, PT, PhD
(203) 332-5177
Room LH-B234
kcercone@hcc.commnet.edu.

Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program:
Kathleen Plunkett, PT, MS
203-596-2168, fax 203-575-8146
kplunkett@nvcc.commnet.edu .

1 MAT*137 or higher acceptable
2 Course choices: COM* E101, COM* E173
Note: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement.

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