Catalog 2016-2017 
    Dec 11, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAST 105 Fundamentals of Massage Therapy

6 credits
This course introduces the student to the history, theory, and practice of Swedish massage. It also addresses professional ethics and communication.

Corequisites: MAST 115 , MAST 125 .

Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Perform a professional and ethical Swedish massage
  • Practice safe body mechanics
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the theory behind massage
  • Outline the history of massage
  • Perform correct draping and positioning of client
  • Identify client’s needs through the use of professional communication