Jun 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of General Studies Pre-Physical Therapist Assistant - Academic Plan

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Course Availability

Total Credits = 22-24

Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?

BIO 1111  - General College Biology I with Lab: GT-SC1* AND

BIO 2101  - Human Anatomy and Physiology GT-SCI 


BIO 1004  - Biology: A Human Approach*

4-5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
COM 1150  - Public Speaking* OR
COM 1250  - Interpersonal Communication
3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
HPR 1038  - Introduction to Medical Terminology (1 cr) OR
HPR 1040  - Medical Terminology (3 cr)
1-3 No Yes Yes Yes
PSY 1001  - General Psychology I: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
PSY 2440  - Human Growth and Development: GT-SS3* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)

Year 1: Spring


  • BIO 1111  is a prerequisite for BIO 2101 .
  • Please visit www.arapahoe.edu/pta for program and admission information.
  • Student must be accepted to ACC, then apply for admission to the AAS – Physical Therapist Assistant program.
  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.

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