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Occupational Therapy | Curriculum

In response to ever-changing needs in a variety of practice environments, the curriculum is evaluated regularly to prepare students for the clinical, administrative and research demands of the profession. Prospective applicants are advised to contact the department for any updates which may alter prerequisites and curriculum requirements.


First Year
Summer Semester                                                             
Credit Hours
OT-716Human Anatomy5
OT-545Surface Anatomy1
OT-612Introduction to Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy2

OT Clinical Correlate(Occupation)

Fall Semester 
OT-613Theoretical Foundations of OT1
OT-555 Quantitative Research for Evidence-Based Practice1
OT-644Occupational Performance for Musculoskeletal Conditions I4
OT-644LOccupational Performance for Musculoskeletal Conditions I Lab2
OT-601Occupational Performance in Pediatrics I 3
OT-601LOccupational Performance in Pediatrics I Lab2
IP-710 Transforming Healthcare2
Spring Semester 
OT-646Occupational Performance for Musculoskeletal Conditions II4
OT-646LOccupational Performance for Musculoskeletal Conditions II Lab2
OT-602Occupational Performance in Pediatrics II3
OT-602L Occupational Performance in Pediatrics II Lab2
OT-522OT Clinical Correlate (Pediatrics)1
OT-603Occupational Performance for Geriatrics2
OT-661OT Clinical Correlate (Geriatrics) 1
OT-560Qualitative Research for Evidence-Based Prac.1


Second Year
Summer Semester
OT-530Occupational Performance for Neurological Conditions I3
OT-530LOccupational Performance for Neurological Conditions I Lab2
OT-604Occupational Performance for Psychosocial Practice I1
OT-604LOccupational Performance for Psychosocial Practice I Lab1
OT-639Delivery and Management of Occupational Therapy3


Fall Semester 
OT-510 Professional Issues in Occupational Therapy3
OT-562Research/Scholarship Experience in Occupational Therapy II2
OT-606 Occupational Performance for Neurological Conditions II3
OT-606LOccupational Performance for Neurological Conditions II Lab2
OT-638Occupational Performance for Psychosocial Practice II2
OT-520OT Clinical Correlate (Psychosocial Practice)1
OT-625 OT Clinical Correlate (Physical Dysfunction)1
Spring Semester 
OT-640 Clinical Practicum I12
Second Year Plus
Summer Semester
OT-641Clinical Practicum II12
OT-698 Professional Capstone Seminar1


OT-627 Clinical Anatomy of the Upper Extremity1

Instructional Processes for Health Professionals 

OT-695Community Based Experience1-3v
OT 636 Advanced Treatment Techniques1-3v
OT 637Special Topics in Occupational Therapy1-3v
OT 681Independent Study1-3v


Last Published with Edits:February 12, 2015 1:26 PM
Last Comprehensive Review: Fall 2013

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