Associate in Occupational Therapy Assistant Classes

OTA Curriculum

In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of at least 24 credits in general education competencies.

General Education Core - 28 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX Writing Competency (WR) 3
COM 1XX Communications Competency (COM) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
BIO 120 Human Biology (SCI) 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
  Cultural Competency (CU) OR  
  Ethics/Philosophy Competency (E/P) 3
HSC 105 Medical Terminology 3

Non-Major Core Requirements - 6 credits

IDA 120 Intellectual Discovery Strategies OR Open Elective 3
PSY 212 Lifespan Development 3

Occupational Therapy Assistant Major Core - 36 credits

Semester One

OTA 100 Occupational Therapy Foundations and Fieldwork IA 3
OTA 101 Foundations of Movement and Function 3
OTA 103 Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy 3

Semester Two

OTA 214 Principles of Adult Populations and the Occupational Therapy Assistant 4
OTA 215 Principles of Pediatric Populations and the Occupational Therapy Assistant 4

Semester Three

OTA 102 Clinical Fieldwork IB (FW I) 1
OTA 203 Case Studies and Practice Applications in Occupational Therapy Assistant 3
OTA 216 Principles of Geriatric Populations and the Occupational Therapy Assistant 4

Semester Four

OTA 220 Occupational Therapy Assistant Seminar 1
OTA 250 Advanced Fieldwork Level IIA 5
OTA 260 Advanced Fieldwork Level IIB 5

Total Credits: 

70

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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.

Start classes September 10.

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  • We’re still accepting financial aid applications.
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