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 AAS Degree Curriculum Overview

 

Program

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Therapeutic Massage is for licensed massage therapists. It offers an advanced scope of practice which prepares them to work more closely with healthcare professionals as part of the team or individually.  It offers an advanced assessment of pathology and treatment of both orthopedic conditions and chronic health conditions. This prepares the licensed massage therapist to work more closely with clients who have chronic and/or acute problems and injuries. 

 

Spring Semester

First Semester
Course Name Credits Contact Hours
THM 2204-Clinical Massage I:  Upper and Lower Body Orthopedic Conditions 6 128
ALH 1002-Human Growth & Development for Health Workers 3 48
PSY 1000-General Psychology 3 48
ENG 1001-English Composition I or 1205 Written Communication Skills for Business, Industry, & Technology 3 48
*Choose from list of options below 1 16
Total 16 288

Fall Semester

Second Semester
Course Name Credits Contact Hours
THM 2214-Clinical Massage II: Chronic Health Conditions 6 128
SOC 1000-Introduction to Sociology 3 48
SPH 1001-Fundaments of Speech 3 48
ALH 1000-Introduction to Nutrition 3 48
*Choose from list of options below 1 16
Total 16 288
     
Total Credits/Total Contact Hours 32 576
Total Certificate Credits/Contact Hours 34 850
Total AAS Credits 66 1328

Last Updated August 23, 2011