2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Therapeutic Massage, AAS


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Program Code: A45750

Program Under Review-Students Are Not Currently Being Accepted

The Therapeutic Massage curriculum prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings to provide manipulation, methodical pressure, friction and kneading of the body for maintaining wellness or treating alterations in wellness throughout the lifespan.

Courses will include content in normal human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic massage, ethical/legal issues, business practices, nutrition and psychology.

Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation centers, health departments, home health, medical offices, nursing homes, spas/health/sports clubs, and private practice. Graduates may be eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam.

General Education Courses: 17 Hours


English: 3 Hours


Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours


Humanities/Fine Arts: 6 Hours


3 hours selected from the list of Humanities/Fine Arts  electives for the Associate in Applied Science degree appearing in the current catalog.

And

Math/Natural Sciences: 5 Hours


Students are required to demonstrate competency in the equivalent of MAT 070 or DMA 010 

  within five years prior to enrollment in this curriculum.

Major Courses: 52 Hours


Core: 42 Hours


Other Major Courses: 10 Hours


Other Required Courses: 1 Hour


Total Therapeutic Massage, AAS: 70 Credits


All health science students must make grades of “A,” “B,” “C,” or “SA” on all applicable course work to progress each semester and graduate from the program.

Graduates may be eligible to take the MBLEX (Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination) to meet requirements for the North Carolina State Board of Massage Licensure.

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