Jun 18, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED 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. 

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (3)
  • History Credits: (6)

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


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Physical Therapist $57,200 $80,500

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

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.

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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