2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

Occupational Therapy, AS

Occupational therapy is a profession that helps people across their lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability.

This is a sample transfer guide; consult with a counselor or pathway advisor to develop your degree plan.

Associate of Science

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 100Fundamentals of Biology

4

BIO 110Anatomy & Physiology

4

BIO 210Human Physiology

4

COM 113Interpersonal Communication

3

ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing & Research

4

HCR 116Medical Terminology

1

MATH 116Intermediate Algebra

4

MATH 220Probability & Statistics

4

PHI 205Ethics

3

PSI 101American Government

3

PSY 150Introductory Psychology

3

PSY 160Human Growth & Development

3

PSY 250Abnormal Psychology

3

Fine Arts

3

Other Cultures

3

Wellness/Physical Education

2

Elective Courses

12

Total Credit Hours: 62

Transfer Notes: This degree program transfers to a bachelor’s degree in health services or health sciences. Students transfer into the bachelor’s degree prior to application to the doctoral level degree in occupational therapy. All occupational therapy programs have competitive admission requirements, such as grade point average, grades in specific prerequisite courses, letters of recommendation, and volunteer experience.