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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Code: 1260 Catalog Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Applied Science Degree   Offered through MEC
  Courses Credits
1BIO 141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
1BIO 142 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HLT 141 Introduction to Medical Terminology 1
SDV 101 Orientation to Healthcare Careers 1
Total 13
Two Years
HIM 130 Health Information System 3
2___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
OCT 100 Intro. to Occupational Therapy 3
OCT 190 Coordinated Internship in OT (Pediatrics) 1
OCT 190 Coordinated Internship in OT (Physical Dysfunction) 1
OCT 190 Coordinated Internship in OT (Psychosocial Dysfunction) 1
OCT 195 Topics in Evidence Based Practice in Occupational Therapy 1
OCT 201 Occupational Therapy with Psychosocial Dysfunction 3
OCT 202 Occupational Therapy with Physical Disabilities 4
OCT 203 Occupational Therapy with Developmental Disabilities 4
OCT 205 Therapeutic Media 2
OCT 207 Therapeutic Skills 3
OCT 208 Occupational Therapy Service Management 3
OCT 210 Assistive Technology in Occupational Therapy 2
OCT 225 Neurological Concept for OTA Assistant 4
OCT 290 Coordinated Internship in OT 4
OCT 290 Coordinated Internship in OT 4
OCT 295 Trends in Professional Issues in Occupational Therapy Practice 1
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Welness 1
PSY 231 Life Span Human Development I 3
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3
PSY 232 Life Span Human Development II 3
Total 57
Total credits for the Occupational Therapy Assistant A.A.S.=70 (includes 13 prerequisite credits)

1 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as met, they must fulfilled the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student’s curriculum.

2 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.