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PTA Prerequisites

SWOSU Physical Therapist Assistant Program

General Education
17-18 hours

These hours must be completed before admission to the Technical Occupational Specialty Program at CKTC/SWOSU.

1063 United States History
1113 English Comp I
1103 American Government and Politics
1143 Math Concepts or 1613 College Algebra
1213 English Comp II
1003 General Psychology

Technical Occupational
Support Courses
17-18 Hours

These hours must be completed before admission to the Technical Occupational Specialty Program at at CKTC/SWOSU.

1004 and 1004L Biological Concepts and Lab
2104 and 2104L Human Anatomy and Lab
2304 and 2304L Human Physiology and Lab 
or 4234 and 4234L Exercise Physiology
2453 Medical Terminology
2212 Basic CPR and First Aid
2 Hours Suggested or Guided Electives

Suggested Electives

2502 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
3443 Kinesiology and Anatomy
4173 Recreation for Geriatrics
4243 Therapeutic and Prescriptive Physical Education
4432 Athletic Training Modalities

Technical Occupational Specialty
29 Hours

These hours are completed after program admission to CKTC/SWOSU.

Fall

1012 Introduction to PTA
1023 Basic Human Needs
1224 Therapeutic Exercise I
1213 Pain Management I
2032 Practicum I

Spring

1113 Threats to Basic Needs
2013 Pain Management II
2024 Therapeutic Exercise II
2113 PTA System/Problems
2132 Practicum II