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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Pre-Physical Therapy - A.S. (TTP)


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The Associate of Science (Pre-Physical Therapy) is a two-year program for students planning to transfer to the university for completion of the bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy. A Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluating/assessing the needs of referred patients and formulating treatment plans.  The PT provides therapy services defined in treatment plans while working cooperatively with physicians, case managers, physical therapy assistants and auditors.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for computer literacy requirements.

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Physical Therapist $61,350 $83,370

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


  • Science Sequence (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Science Sequence (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Science Sequence (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Science Sequence (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

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