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Courses matching MTH

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
 
MTH 110Fundamentals of Massage6.09.03.010.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces concepts basic to the role of the massage therapist. Emphasis is placed on beginning theory and techniques of body work as well as skill in therapeutic touch. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to apply basic practical massage therapy skills.
 
MTH 110AFundamentals of Massage (AB)3.06.00.05.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces concepts basic to the role of the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on beginning theory and techniques of body work as well as skill in therapeutic touch. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to apply basic practical massage therapy skills. For the certificate level, this course will be divided into two semesters and designated as MTH 110 AB & BB
 
MTH 110BFundamentals of Massage (BB)3.03.03.05.0
Prerequisites: MTH 110AB
Corequisites: None
This course introduces concepts basic to the role of the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on beginning theory and techniques of body work as well as skill in therapeutic touch. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to apply basic practical massage therapy skills. For the certificate level, this course will be divided into two semesters and designated as MTH 110 AB & BB
 
MTH 120Ther Massage Applications6.09.03.010.0
Prerequisites: MTH 110
Corequisites: None
This course provides an expanded knowledge and skill base for the massage therapist. Emphasis is placed on selected therapeutic approaches throughout the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to perform entry level therapeutic massage on various populations.
 
MTH 120ATher Massage Applications (AB)3.06.00.05.0
Prerequisites: MTH 110 AB & MTH 110 BB
Corequisites: None
This course provides an expanded knowledge and skill base for the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on selected therapeutic approaches throughout the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to perform entry level therapeutic massage on various populations. For the certificate level, this course will be divided into two semesters and designated as MTH 120 AB & BB.
 
MTH 120BTher Massage Applications (BB)3.03.03.05.0
Prerequisites: MTH 110 AB, MTH 110BB, MTH 120AB
Corequisites: None
This course provides an expanded knowledge and skill base for the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on selected therapeutic approaches throughout the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to perform entry level therapeutic massage on various populations. For the certificate level, this course will be divided into two semesters and designated as MTH 120 AB & BB.
 
MTH 121Clinical Supplement I0.00.03.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: MTH 110, MTH 120, MTH 125, MTH 210, or MTH 220
This course is designed to introduce the student to a variety of clinical experiences. Emphasis is placed on applying the therapeutic massage process across the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate delivery of massage techniques in a clinical setting.
 
MTH 125Ethics of Massage2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to explore issues related to the practice of massage therapy. Emphasis is placed on ethical, legal, professional, and political issues. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss issues relating to the practice of massage therapy, client/therapist relationships as well as ethical issues.
 
MTH 130Therapeutic Massage Mgmt2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: MTH 110
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the basic responsibilities in the development and administration of a professional massage therapy practice. Emphasis is placed on identifying successful practice management methods such as selecting a business structure, negotiating a contract/lease, developing a business/marketing plan, designing a massage space, differentiating spa from clinical practice, management of client/financial records and physician referral. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and manage a massage therapy practice.
 
MTH 210Adv Skills of Massage4.09.03.08.0
Prerequisites: MTH 120 or MTH 121
Corequisites: None
This course provides knowledge and skills in diverse body work modalities. Emphasis is placed on selected techniques such as Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports Massage, Soft Tissue Release, Spa Approaches, Oriental Therapies, and energy techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic skills in techniques covered.
 
MTH 220Outcome-Based Massage4.06.03.07.0
Prerequisites: MTH 120, MTH 121, or MTH 221
Corequisites: None
This course provides knowledge and skills in more complex body works modalities. Emphasis is placed on developing advanced skills in outcome-based massage. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic skills in techniques covered.
 
MTH 221Clinical Supplement II0.00.06.02.0
Prerequisites: MTH 110
Corequisites: MTH 120, MTH 125, MTH 210, or MTH 220
This course is designed to be offered as an advanced clinical experience. Emphasis is placed on applying an advanced therapeutic massage process across the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate delivery of massage at an advanced level in a clinical setting.
 
MTH 221AClinical Supplement0.00.03.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to be offered as an advanced clinical experience. Emphasis is placed on applying an advanced therapeutic massage process across the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate delivery of massage at an advanced level in a clinical setting.
 
MTH 221BClinical Supplement0.00.03.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to be offered as an advanced clinical experience. Emphasis is placed on applying an advanced therapeutic massage process across the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate delivery of massage at an advanced level in a clinical setting.
 
MTH 222Massage Clinical Ed1.00.06.03.0
Prerequisites: MTH 121
Corequisites: None
This course provides the opportunity to continue mastering all basic massage procedures and to obtain experience in a selected specialty area. Emphasis is placed on enhancing advanced skills in outcome based massage in spa technology, medical massage/elements or sports/orthopedic massage. Upon completion, students should be able to provide the techniques/therapies in their identified specialty area.
 
 
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