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Curriculum

Standard Curriculum for Occupational Therapy Assistant

Preclinical Year Summer I    
Course Title Credits
MATH 116  Survey of Mathematics 3
PSYC   101 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIOL 213  Basic Medical Terminology 1
  Total  7
     
Preclinical Year Fall    
Course Title Credits
UNIV 101 University Orientation 1
BIOL 212  Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
BIOL 212L  Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab 1
COMM 101 Freshman Writing I 3
HUMN 101 Humanities 3
PSYC 212 Life-Span Development 3
  Total  14
     
Preclinical Year Spring    
Course Title Credits
COMM  102 Freshman Writing II 3
SSCI 105 Issues in Social Science 3
UNIV 102 University Orientation 1
UNIV 112 Ethics for University 1
UNIV 203-(Transfer student) University Transitions for Transfer students 2
COMM 103 Communications 3
  Total  13
     
Clinical Year First Semester    
Course Title Credits
OTA 201 Intro to Occupational Therapy 3
OTA 202 Prin of Performance in OT  3
OTA 203 Clinical Kinesiology 3
OTA 204 OT in Adult Physical Performance I 4
OTA 205 Level I Fieldwork I 2
OTA 208 OT in Adult Psychosocial Perf & Lab 3
  Total  18
     
Clinical Year Second Semester    
Course Title Credits
OTA 206 Level I Fieldwork II 2
OTA 207 OT in Adult Physical Perf II 4
OTA 209 Modalities and Methods for Occupational Perf & Lab 3
OTA 210 Occupational Perf of Children 3
OTA 215 Occupational Perf of Elderly  3
  Total  15
     
Level II Fieldwork    
OTA 211 Level II Fieldwork I 6
OTA 212 Level II Fieldwork II 6
OTA 216 Capstone Seminar 2
  Total  14
     
  Degree Total  81

Documentation of 20 volunteer hours w/OTA or OTR
2 Letters of recommendation from someone other than family members.
Letters of reference and documentation of volunteer hours are due by March 15 each year.
GPA of 2.5 or higher
Students must demonstrate basic computer proficiency or will have to participate in a UC computer seminar.