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Therapeutic Massage
Program of Study

Certificate/AAS Therapeutic Massage Program Prerequisites

Course No.

Name

Credit Hours

BIO160

Intro. Human Anatomy/Physiology

4

WED151

Overview of Alternative Medicine

3

WED165

Overview of Massage Therapy

2

HCC130

Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery

3

HCC145AA

Medical Terminology for H.C.

1

WED215

Selfcare for Massage Therapists

2

Total Prerequisite Hours

15

 
Required Core Courses

Course No.

Name

Credit Hours

WED230

Therapeutic Massage Practices I

6

WED231

Therapeutic Massage Practices II

6

WED232

Therapeutic Massage Practices III

6

MGT253

Owning & Operating a Small Business

3

WED250

Clinical Practicum

3

Total Core Hours

24

 

Restricted Electives : 4Cert./8AAS Credits (Select electives from different categories)

Course No.

Name

Credit Hours

 

Category I

 

HES100

Healthful Living

3

HES271

Prevention/Treatment of Athletic Injuries

3

WED297AC

Special Topics: Traditional
Chinese Medicine I

3

WED297AC

Special Topics: Traditional
Chinese Medicine II

3

 

Category II

 

WED210

Sports Massage

2

WED262/264

Acupressure/Shiatsu I & II

2

WED297AB

Special Topics

2

 

Category III

 

WED156

Humor & Play

1

WED162

Meditation & Wellness

1

WED170

Principles of Homeopathy

1

WED172

Herbal Remedies

1

WED176

Flower Essences

1

WED218

Aromatherapy

1

WED297AA

Special Topics: National Certification Exam Prep

1

 

Category IV

 

PED202VR

Tai Chi

1

PED202AO

Aikido

1

PED202YJ

Yoga

1

WED121

Physical Conditioning for Massage Therapist

1

Certificate Total Credits

43

 
 

Associate of Applied Science Requirements

Course No.

Name

Credit Hours

ENG101/107

First Year Composition/for ESL

3

ENG102/108

First Year Composition/for ESL

3

COM110 or

Interpersonal Communication

3

COM230

Small Group Communication +

3

CRE101

Critical Reading/Assessment equivalent

3

Mathematics as indicated by assessment: 3 Credits

 

 

 

3

Humanities & Fine Arts: 3 credits

 

 

 

 

3

REC120

Leisure and the Quality Life

3

Total
21

AAS Total Hours

68

 

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