First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Malcolm X CCC)

  • Exercise Science & Sports Studies 101 (Personal Trainer Preparation) 4 credits
  • Exercise Science & Sports Studies 102 (Personal Trainer Practicum) 2 credits
  • Exercise Science & Sports Studies 112 (Functional Anatomy & Kinesiology) 5 credits
  • Psychology 201 (General Psychology) 3 credits
  • English 101 (Composition I) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Malcolm X CCC)

  • Exercise Science & Sports Studies 103 (Allied Health Clinical Skills) 2 credits
  • Biology 116 (Anatomy & Physiology) 4 credits
  • Mathematics 118 (General Education Mathematics) 4 credits
  • Physics 131 (Mechanics and Power) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Malcolm X CCC)

  • Physical Therapy Assistant 110 (Introduction to Physical Therapy) 2 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 140 (Health Promotion & Wellness I) 1 credit
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 150 (Therapeutic Procedures I) 3 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 160 (Orthopedic Practice & Exercise I) 4 credits

Spring Semester (Malcolm X CCC)

  • Physical Therapy Assistant 170 (Therapeutic Procedures II) 3 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 171 (Cardiopulmonary & Vascular Practice) 2 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 201 (Neuromuscular Rehabilitation) 3 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 211 (Clinical Education I) 7 credits

Summer Semester (Malcolm X CCC)

  • Physical Therapy Assistant 200 (Pathophysiology & Complex Systems) 2 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 220 (Physical Therapy across the Lifespan) 2 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 240 (Health Promotion & Wellness II) 2 credits
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 260 (PTA Advanced Clinical Education) 7 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • HSAD 250 (Public Health Issues) 3 credits
  • OLED 320 (Introduction to Organizational Communication) 3 credits
  • DSIT 103 (Introduction to Data Science) 3 credits
  • ENGL 102 (Composition II) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 351 (Introduction to Health Services) 3 credits
  • OLED 335 (Organizational Change) 3 credits
  • HSAD 363 (Health Disparities) 3 credits
  • SPCH 101 (Public Speaking) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 360 (Intra-Professional Teams) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits
  • Social Science 3 credits
  • MATH 217 (Elementary Statistics) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 370 (Healthcare Budgeting & Reporting) 3 credits
  • HSAD 353 (Medical Ethics and the Law) 3 credits
  • HSAD 365 (Health Informatics) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits
  • Social Science 3 credits

*TRS 101 - Transfer Success Course (Waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

Grade of C or higher required for major courses

Malcolm X - some courses listed may require pre-requisites, please see your advisor

HSAD capstone requirement can be fulfilled by PTA 260

PTA 140 + PTA 240 fulfills a required major elective for HSAD

As a 68 credit AAS, RU's Ideas course requirement is waived and the two course experiential requirement is reduced to one course

The HSAD major consists of 7 required courses (21 credit hours), 3 required major elective courses (9 credit hours), and 1 capstone/experiential course. The menu of electives in the major are subject to change. Please see your advisor to determine offerings. You may participate in a HSAD capstone course or internship even if you transfer in your experiential requirement. See your advisor for details.