Physical Therapist Assisting

Physical Therapist Assisting

Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2411

The Physical Therapist Assisting Program at LCCC will prepare students who, under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist, will be able to perform competently and in a professional manner, selected physical therapy procedures and skills. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Career information for this program

For more information about this degree, please contact John Myers at 440-366-7881 or

Fall Semester (First Year)
BIOG 121 Anatomy and Physiology I >** 4
MTHM 121 Technical Mathematics I > 4
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology 3
PTHA 111 Introduction to Physical Therapist Assisting >** 2
PTHA 121 Physical Therapist Assisting Procedures I >** 5
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Spring Semester (First Year)
BIOG 122 Anatomy and Physiology II >** 4
PHYC 115 Physics for the Allied Health Sciences ** 4
PTHA 112 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology >** 4
PTHA 122 Physical Therapist Assisting Procedures II >** 5
Summer Semester (First Year)
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
PTHA 231 Clinical Practicum I >** 4
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3
Fall Semester (Second Year)
ALHN 121 General Pathology > 2
ENGL 162 College Composition II > 3
PSYH 251 Human Growth and Development 3
PTHA 221 Rehabilitation Principles I >** 3
PTHA 232 Clinical Practicum II >** 4
Spring Semester (Second Year)
PTHA 235 Advanced Topics and Clinical Critique >** 2
PTHA 222 Rehabilitation Principles II >** 4
PTHA 233 Clinical Practicum III >** 6
Total Credit Hours: 73

1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
2. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
3. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    September 1998
Revised         January 2012
Effective       August 2012



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