Academics

A.S. Occupational Therapy Assistant [2020]

Program Requirements

(70 Semester Hours)

Students are encouraged to complete as many as possible of the academic courses listed below PRIOR to entry into the Program. 

Academic Courses

Course Description Term Hours
BSC 2085C* Anatomy and Physiology I
4
BSC 2086C Anatomy and Physiology II
4
MAT*+ Choose from Area II, A.S.
3
PSY 2012* General Psychology
3
DEP 2004 Human Development: Life Span
3
ENC 1101 Written Communication I
3

ENC 1102                              

SPC 1608 

Written Communication II       OR

 
Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3
Humanities (Choose from Area IV, A.S. General 
Education Requirements
)
3
 +MAC 1105 or any Gordon Rule mathematics course is required to receive the associate in science degree.
Subtotal 

26

Occupational Therapy Assistant Courses

Course Description Term Hours
OTH 1001C Introduction to Occupational Therapy
3
OTH 1014C Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology
5
OTH 1114C Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques I
3
OTH 1520C Occupational Therapy During the Growing Years
5
OTH 1410 Introduction to Human Disease
3
OTH 2261C  Occupational Therapy Skills and Techniques II
3
OTH 2420C Occupational Therapy for the Physically Disabled
3
OTH 2300C Occupational Therapy in Mental Health
3
OTH 2802L Occupational Therapy Practicum
4
OTH 2933C Seminar for Clinical Practice 
2
OTH 2840L** Supervised Clinical Practice I 
5
OTH 2841L** Supervised Clinical Practice II 
5
 
Subtotal 
44
*These courses MUST be completed PRIOR to the entry into the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.
**All Occupational Therapy Assistant students must complete Level II Fieldwork within 18 months following completion of academic preparation.
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