Physical Therapist Assistant Courses
Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 80
Program Start: Fall only
The Physical Therapist Assistant program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.
When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.
2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost
Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.
Phase I – Foundational Coursework
Phase I Notes
Students are not eligible for the Iowa Vocational Technical Tuition Grant while taking Phase I courses.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for Phase I with no lower than a:
- "B" in BIO168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/lab,
- "B" in BIO173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/lab, and
- "C" in any individual Phase I general education course.
BIO168 and BIO173 must have been completed within the last five years of starting Phase II, unless waived by the program chair.
Grundy Hall 135
Health Education and Services Center 208C
Grundy Hall 173