Massage Therapy AAS

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree Requirements

99-107 Total Credits

Massage Therapy courses are offered in the fall, winter and spring terms. NO summer LMT specific classes are scheduled.

The Massage Therapy Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree includes the Certificate of Completion and the basic requirements of a AAS degree (general education credits): CIS, HHP, Math, WR 121, BA 214, SP 218, plus LMT 210 Advanced Clinic (or substitutions), LMT 245 Effective Office Decisions, and BA 111 Applied Accounting.

The remaining 15 LMT electives may be chosen from our list of 200 LMT level elective classes.

Advising Notes:

1. LMT Level 200 courses carry an additional program fee of $25 per credit + regular COCC tuition per credit costs.

2. Due to the time, cost and other requirements of this program, students should meet with the program coordinator prior to beginning classes.

Suggested Course of Study (2017-2018)

 
  CR   CR
Prerequisite Term 11 First Year - Term 1 14
BI 121 Anatomy & Function I OR 4 BI 122 Anatomy and Function II 4
   BI 231 Human Anatomy and Phys I   LMT 113 Kinesiology for Massage Therapy I 4
WR 65 Rhetoric and Critical Thinking II 4 LMT 130 Massage Fundamentals 2
SP 218 Interpersonal Communications 3 LMT 155 Eastern Theory 2
    LMT 170 Professional Ethics and Rules 2
       
First Year - Term 2 12 First Year - Term 3 18
MTH 20 Pre-Algebra 4 LMT 124 Kinesiology for Massage Therapy III 4
LMT 145 Massage I 4 LMT 140 Pathology 4
LMT 118 Kinesiology for Massage Therapy II 4 LMT 150 Massage II 4
    LMT 175 Swedish Relaxation Clinic 2
    WR 121 English Composition 4
 
First Year - Term 4 12 Second Year - Term 1 13
LMT 135 Managing a Massage Practice 3 HHP 252A Fitness and First Aid 3
LMT 160 Hydrotherapy 1 Discipline Studies 5
LMT 180 Therapeutic Clinic 3 BA 214 Business Communications 3
LMT Electives 5 LMT Electives 2
       
Second Year - Term 2 13 Second Year - Term 3 9-13
LMT 245 Effective Office Decisions 2 LMT 210 Advanced Clinic* 2
LMT Electives 5 LMT Electives 5
BA 111 Applied Accounting 4 Disciplines studies list 2
Discipline Studies list 2 CIS 120 Computer Concepts** 0-4
       
*Substitute HHP class - see catalog      
**Competency test available