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Community College of Rhode Island

Contact Information

Regina Cobb
Director, Therapeutic Massage Program,
website Content Manager
rmcobb@ccri.edu
Tel: 401-851-1672

Susan Barrett
Enrollment Services
smbarrett@ccri.edu
Tel: 401-825-2084

Curriculum Outline


Associate Degree in Applied Science

Prerequisite Courses
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BIOL 1070 Human Anatomy & Physiology 3 - - 3
TMSG 1000 Intro to Therapeutic Massage 2 - - 2
RHAB 1010 Medical Terminology (online option) 1 - - 1
RHAB 1100 Foundational Kinesiology (online) 3 - - 3
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3 - - 3
Total Prerequisite Credits                                  12 12
Second Semester (Fall)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TMSG 1040 Introduction to Eastern Modalities 1 2 - 2
RHAB 1030 Pathophysiology for Rehab Health Practitioners 3 - - 3
TMSG 1020 Swedish Massage 3 4 - 5
PSYC 2010 General Psychology (online option) 3 - - 3
Total 10 6 - 13
Third Semester (Spring)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TMSG 1030 Deep Tissue Massage 3 4 - 5
TMSG 1140 Integrating Eastern Modalities & Western Techniques 1 2 - 2
MATH 1420 Intro to College Math (online option) 3 - - 3
SPCH 1100 Oral Communication I 3 - - 3
Total 10 6 - 13
Fourth Semester (Summer)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TMSG 2010 Introduction to  Sports Massage 1 2 - 2
*TMSG 2020 Student Massage Clinic - - 100 3
TMSG 2021 Massage Practice Building 2 - - 2

GEN ED    *General Education Elective

3     3
Total 6 2 100 10
Fifth Semester (Fall)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TMSG 2030 Clinical Internship I  - - 60 2
TMSG 2130 Clinical Internship II  -   60 2
TMSG 2040 Evidence-Based Outcomes for Massage Therapist 3 - - 3
TMSG 2110 Advanced Sports Massage 1 2 - 2
PSYC 2030 Developmental Psychology 3 - - 3
Total 7 2 120 12

Total Credits for the Degree Program = 60

 

 


Certificate Program in Therapeutic Massage

Prerequisite Courses First Semester (Summer)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
†BIOL 1070 Human Anatomy & Physiology Total 3 - - 3
†TMSG 1000 Intro to Therapeutic Massage 2 - - 2
†RHAB 1100 Foundational Kinesiology (online) 3 - - 3
Total Prerequisite Credits                                                      8 8
† Prerequisites to admission can be taken in any semester prior to application to the program.
Second Semester†† (Fall)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TMSG 1040 Introduction to Eastern Modalities 1 2 - 2
TMSG 1020 Swedish Massage 3 4 - 5
RHAB  1010 Medical Terminology (online option) 1 - - 1
†††ENGL1010 Composition I 3 - - 3
Totals 8 6 - 11
†† Official acceptance into the program would not occur until the fall semester.
††† If ENGL 1010 is taken prior to official acceptance into the program, the Accuplacer test will be waived.
Third Semester (Spring)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
RHAB 1030 Pathophysiology for Rehab Health 3 - - 3
TMSG 1030 Deep Tissue Massage 3 4 - 5
Totals 6 4 - 8
Fourth Semester (Summer)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TMSG 2020 Student Massage Clinic - - 100 3
TMSG 2021 Massage Practice Building 2 - - 2
TMSG 2010 Introduction to Sports Massage 1 2 - 2
Totals 3 2 100 7

Total Credits for the Certificate Program = 34

Additional Courses for Associate Degree
Fifth Semester (Fall)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TMSG 2030  Clinical Internship I - - 60 2
TMSG 2131  Clinical Internship II - - 60 2
TMSG 2110  Advanced Sports Massage 1 2 - 2
TMSG 1140  Integrating Eastern & Western Techniques 1 2 - 2
TMSG 2040 Evidence-Based Outcomes for Massage Therapist  3 - - 4
***SPCH 1100 Oral Communication I 3 - - 3
***PSYC 2010 General Psychology (online option)   3 - - 2
Totals 10 4 120 17

***General education courses can be taken on any campus during any semester.
Sixth Semester (Spring)
Course Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
***MATH 1420 Intro to College Math (online option) 3 - - 3
***PSYC 2030 Developmental Psychology 3 - - 4
**General Education Elective 3   - 3
Totals 9 - - 9
***General education courses can be taken on any campus during any semester.

Additional Credit for Associate Degree = 26

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Last Updated: 2/29/16