2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Massage Therapy, CSC



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PURPOSE: This three-semester program prepares students to become a massage therapist.  All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS: A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment. Graduates can take the National Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students should consult with their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Demonstrate introductory proficiency in performing various massage techniques.
  2. Explain the roles of equipment, safety, and ethics relevant to the massage therapy industry.
  3. Describe the position, movement, location, and identification of specific bony landmarks, joint structure and design, ligaments, muscle origin, action and innervation, and types of contraction.

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 18


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.

To enroll in HLT 190 Coordinated Internship, students must have completed all coursework or be concurrently completing coursework in present semester for graduation with faculty advisor’s approval.

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