Therapeutic Massage Associate in Applied Science

Pre-Admission Requirements

Credit Hours
THM 1200Introduction To Therapeutic Massage1.50
ALH 1001Terminology of The Health Field3
BIO 1200Human Body Structure & Function3
SFC 1000Strategies for College2
Total Hours9.5
1st SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
SPRING SEMESTER
THM 1202 Musculoskeletal System5    
THM 1204 Therapeutic Massage Techniques I5    
THM 1208 Professional Development & Ethics2    
SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech3    
Year Total: 15    
 
2nd SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
SUMMER SEMESTER
THM 1212 Pathology for Massage Therapy  3  
THM 1214 Therapeutic Massage Techniques II  5  
THM 1218 Therapeutic Massage Clinical  2  
Year Total:   10  
 
3rd SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
FALL SEMESTER
ENG 1001 English Composition I    3
THM 1222 Therapeutic Massage Capstone Seminar    2
THM 1224 Therapeutic Massage Techniques III    5
THM 1226 Therapeutic Massage Bus. Pract. & Ethics    3
THM 1228 Therapeutic Massage Clinical    2
Year Total:     15
 
4th SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
SPRING SEMESTER
ALH 1000 Introduction To Nutrition3    
SOC 1000 Introduction To Sociology3    
THM 2204 Clinical Massage I: Upper & Lower Body6    
Elective (s) (See below)1    
Year Total: 13    
 
5th SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
FALL SEMESTER
ALH 1002 Human Growth & Development for Healthy Workers    3
PSY 1000 General Psychology    3
THM 2214 Clinical Massage II:Chronic HealthyConditions    6
Elective (s) (See below)    1
Year Total:     13
 
Total Credit Hours:   66

Electives: ALH 1030, 1031 & HPE 1020, 1021 or course approval of Program Director.

For additional information please consult a counselor at (815) 224-0360 or cherie_monterastelli@ivcc.edu, (815) 224-0507.

This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities.  Must be an Illinois Licensed Massage Therapist (or License pending) and receive approval from the THM Program Coordinator to enroll in THM 2204 or 2214.  The AAS in Therapeutic Massage is directed toward Licensed Massage Therapists (or License pending) who wish to expand their scope of practice into the healthcare field.  The AAS degree in Therapeutic Massage includes 3 major aspects of healthcare:  Lifespan, Chronic diseases and Musculoskeltal problems. 

PLEASE NOTE: The above excerpts have been taken from the IVCC Therapeutic Massage Handbook.  Please refer to that document 

11/20/15