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KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

The City University of New York

A.A.S. PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Requirements for Matriculants Total credits: 68

COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of CUNY/ACT Tests in Reading and Writing and the COMPASS Math Skills Test with passing examination scores or developmental courses may be required.

ENG 01200
4 credits
ENG 02400
3

DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS

Foundations of Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIO 00700) 3 credits
Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II (BIO 01100 and 01200) 8
General Psychology (PSY 01100) 3
Foundations of Physical Therapy I (PTA 00100) 3
Kinesiology/Applied Anatomy (PTA 00200) 4
Pathology (PTA 02000)
Introduction to Physical Therapy (PTA 01000) 3
Foundations of Physical Therapy II (PTA 00300) 3
Modalities and Procedures I (PTA 0400) 5
Therapeutic Exercise (PTA 00500) 5
Clinical Practicum I (PTA 00600) 3
Modalities and Procedures II (PTA 00700) 4
Selected Topics in Physical Therapy (PTA 00800) 5
Clinical Practicum II (PTA 00900) 3
GROUP REQUIREMENTS ** 6 Credits
A minimum of three credits each from at least two different groups, I thru III-must be in Basic Courses.
A minimum of three credits each from two different groups, I thru III. Courses selected must be Basic Courses.
I. Performing and Visual Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 credits
(Excluded are Art & Music Studio, Theatre Production & Technique courses)
Art-Music-Speech-Theater Arts 
II. Language and Literature
Foreign Language-Literature-Philosophy
III. Social Sciences
Economics-History-Political Science
IV. Behavioral Sciences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Satisfied by Department requirements
Anthropology-Psychology-Sociology
V. Mathematics and Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Satisfied by Department requirements
Biological Sciences-Mathematics & Computer Science-Physical Sciences

ELECTIVES—Sufficient to meet required total of

68 credits
(Specific electives must be discussed in advance with the Department Advisor.)

§ Consultation with the Department Advisor is required.
This program is within the Biological Sciences Department

Course Offerings
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