Sep 16, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Physical Therapist Assistant AAS Program Map


This degree map provides the semester-by-semester course sequencing a full-time student will follow to complete this degree. Grade Point Requirements To earn this degree, you must maintain a grade point average of 2.8 each semester on all PHTA courses, exclusive of clinical education and PHTA 2442 Psychosocial Aspects in Physical Therapy. All PHTA courses, along with ALDH 1323 and BIOL 1314, must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better in order to proceed to the next courses in the curriculum sequence. A specialized course resulting in a grade of ‘D’ must be repeated the next time offered and continued enrollment in the program will be in accordance with course prerequisites and Instructor/Program Director permission. The student must make a ‘B’ or better in the class being remediated. Note the Milestones below each semester. Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

Total Credit Hours: 19


Milestones


  • Complete all risk management requirements in preparation for the clinical setting (CPR, vaccinations, flu shot, TB test, etc.), including clearance on a national background check and negative drug screen.
  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with your faculty advisor and an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Total Credit Hours: 14


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with your faculty advisor and academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Total Credit Hours: 16


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.

Total Credit Hours: 12


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Fifth Semester (Summer)


Total Credit Hours: 6


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation if not previously completed.

Total Credit Hours: 66