2019 Fall Trimester

Associate of Applied Science in Therapeutic Massage (DAY)

Curriculum

Trimester 1

SBS1001ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1

4

BLS1001BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

0

SMT1160ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM

2

SMT0040FIRST AID

0

SMT2200FOUNDATIONS OF EVIDENCE INFORMED PRACTICE

1

SNU1112FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION

2

SMT1162LEGAL ASPECTS OF THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

0.5

SBS1500MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

1

SMT1900PRE-CLINIC WORKSHOP

1.5

SMT1700RELAXATION MASSAGE 1

2.5

SMT1701RELAXATION MASSAGE 2

2

Total Credit Hours:16.5

Trimester 2

SBS1002ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2

4

SMT1210APPLIED ANATOMY

2

SMT1170BUSINESS AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

1.5

SMT1935-1CLINIC ROTATION 1: FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS

1

SMT1935-2CLINIC ROTATION 2: ENHANCEMENT OF CLINICAL SKILLS

1

SMT1163MASSAGE THERAPY'S EVOLVING ROLE IN HEALTHCARE

1

SMT1702CLINICAL MASSAGE 1

3.5

Total Credit Hours:14

Trimester 3

SMT1935-3CLINIC ROTATION 3: REFINEMENT OF CLINICAL SKILLS

1

SMT1935-4CLINIC ROTATION 4: MASTERY OF CLINICAL SKILLS

1

SMT1800HYDROTHERAPY

0.5

SMT2621MASSAGE THERAPY FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

2

SBS2100PATHOLOGY

2

SMT1171PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT

0.5

SMT1703CLINICAL MASSAGE 2

3.5

Total Credit Hours:10.5

Elective Courses

In addition to the course requirements, students in the AAS in Massage Therapy program must complete six credits of electives.

NUE1112ADVANCED NUTRITION

1.5

SME1100REFLEXOLOGY 1

1.5

SME1101REFLEXOLOGY 2

2.0

SME1105REIKI LEVEL 1

1

SME1107FOUNDATIONS OF HEALING TOUCH, COURSE 1

1

SME1220FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY

1.5

SME1230INTRO TO CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

1

SME1240TRAUMA INFORMED BODYWORK

1

SME1300INFANT AND PEDIATRIC MASSAGE

1.5

SME1320SPORTS MASSAGE

0.5

SME1330ADVANCED CLINICAL TRAINING: NEUROMUSCULAR THERAPY AND FASCIAL TECHNIQUES

3.5

SME1335Advanced Clinical Techniques: Working With Scar Tissue and Scars

1.5

SME1350ENERGY BASED MEDICINE

2

SME1360ORTHOPEDIC CARE

2.5

SME1370ORTHOPEDIC TESTING

0.5

SME1380CORRECTIVE EXERCISE

1

SME1400INSURANCE BILLING PRACTICES FOR MASSAGE THERAPY

0.5

SME1610INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE MEDICINE AND CUPPING

1.5

SME2950MASSAGE THERAPY FOR THE MEDICALLY COMPLEX

2

*In addition to the course and elective requirements, students in the AAS in Massage Therapy program must complete the following coursework:

6.0 Credits from the Communications category
6.0 Credits from the Social Sciences category
3.0 Credits from the Humanities category