College of Technology

Massage Therapy Program

Recommended Course Sequence

Prerequisites
Cert AAS Course #     Course Title Credits
X X HO 0111* Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 4
X X MSTH 0100 Introduction to Massage Therapy 2
* HO 0106 is no longer considered a pre-req, but it is recommended to take HO 0106 at the same time or before taking HO 0111
Fall Semester
X X HO 0106* Medical Terminology 2
X X MSTH 0104 Introduction to  Kinesiology 3
X X MSTH 0105 Principles of Therapeutic Massage 2
X X MSTH 0107 Professional Massage Techniques 2
X X MSTH 0107L Professional Massage Techniques and Lab 4
X X MSTH 0121 Massage Therapy Practicum 1
X X PEAC/DAAC (Choose from list below) 1
Spring Semester
X X MSTH 0140 Clinical Techniques and Assessment 2
X X MSTH 0140L Clinical Techniques and Assessment and Lab 2
X X MSTH 0160 Advanced Therapeutic Massage Techniques 2
X X MSTH 0160L Advanced Therapeutic Massage Techniques Lab 2
X X MSTH 0121 Massage Therapy Practicum II 1
X X HO 0208 Introduction to Pathology 3
X X MSTH 0203 Asian Bodywork Theory and Techniques 1
X X PEAC/DAAC (Choose from list below) 1
Summer Session
X X MSTH 0170 Spa Techniques 2
X X MSTH 0210 Business Skills for Massage 2
X X MSTH 0221 Massage Therapy Internship 2
Fall Semester (Gen Eds for AAS)
  X Objectives 1 and 2 Must take ENGL 1102 and COMM 1101 6
  X Objective 3 Choose one course 3
  X Objective not yet used Choose one course (if working toward a BSHS, must choose BIOL 1101 and 1101L) 3
  X Objective 4 Intro to Psychology 3
  X Choose 3 credits from the following:

BT 0120 Concepts of Accounting
BT 0144 Document Processing
BT 0170 Introduction to Computers
BT 0171 Computerized Accounting HO 0107 Medical Law and Ethics

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Students may be required to complete pre-requisite courses for English and Math. Transfer courses may be considered to meet course requirements.

Choose 2 credits from the following Body/Mind Integrative Fitness Classes:
Course Number Course Name Credits
DAAC 0175 Dance Conditioning I--Pilates-Based 1
DAAC 0176 Pilates - Dance Conditioning II 1
PEAC 0120 Introduction to Pilates-Based Method  1
PEAC 0121A Beginning Pilates Matwork 1
PEAC 0121B Intermediate Pilates Matwork 1
PEAC 0122A Beginning Yoga 1
PEAC 0122B Intermediate Yoga 1
PEAC 0132 Individualized Physical Education 1
PEAC 0133 Jogging/Personal Fitness 1
PEAC 0134A Beginning Weight Training 1
PEAC 0134B Intermediate Weight Training 1
PEAC 0135A Introduction to Hatha Yoga 1
PEAC 0135B Intermediate Hatha Yoga 1
PEAC 0136 Targit Fit (TM) Conditioning 1
PEAC 0143A PEAC 0143A   Beginning Judo 1
PEAC 0143B Intermediate Judo 1
PEAC 0143C Advanced Judo 1

Students may be required to complete pre-requisite courses for English and Math. Transfer courses may be considered to meet course requirements.