Course Catalog - Physical Therapy

Marshall Law & Medical Services High School

Physical Therapy - Medical Therapy

Public Services Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit

(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)


Principles of Health Science M (9-10) #8533

This course provides an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the healthcare industry. Students will identify employment opportunities, technology, and safety requirements of each system.

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Physical Therapy I M (10-12) #8349

Physical Therapy I is designed to provide basic concepts, knowledge, and skills needed to work within physical therapy practice under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist/physical therapist assistant. Specifically, the course focuses on proper management of patient care to safely assist patients/therapists; management of equipment as it relates to physical therapy; strengthening and conditioning; and communication skills to work effectively within a physical therapy practice.

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Health Science Theory/Physical Therapy M (10-12) #8366

Course designed to develop health care specific knowledge and skills related to a variety of health careers. 

PR: Biology

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Anatomy and Physiology M (11-12) #8377

Anatomy and Physiology H (11-12) #8379

Anatomy and Physiology D (11-12) #8376 (Check campus for availability)

Students study the structure and function of the human body and the interaction of body systems for maintaining homeostasis. Students conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Students must meet the 40% laboratory and field work requirement.

PR: Biology & 2nd Science

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Practicum in Health Science - Physical Therapy M (11-12) #8364

A course designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills for certification or licensure in an allied health career. Students develop advanced clinical skills necessary for employment in the healthcare industry or continued education in health careers.

  • Certification Offered - Physical Therapy Technician/Aide (PTTC) (add certification) 

PR: Health Science Theory & Biology

SEM: 2 CR: 2