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 21 credits in general education courses.

Non-major core requirements - 3 credits

PSY 212 Lifespan Development 3

General education core - 26 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX English Elective 3
MATH 1XX Mathematics (MATH) 3
CAP 115 Learning and Working Through Digital Technologies 3
BIO 211 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 212 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
  Humanities (HIS, PHIL, SPAN, HUM) 3

Occupational Therapy Assistant major core - 36 credits

Semester 1

OTA 100 Occupational Therapy Foundations and Fieldwork IA 3
OTA 101 Foundations of Movement and Function 3
OTA105 Foundations of Behavioral Health in OTA 1

Semester 2

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 3

OTA 216 Principles of Geriatric Populations and the OTA with Lab 4
OTA 217 Principles of Group Dynamics in OTA 2
OTA 218 Case Studies Across the Lifespan with FWIB 4

Semester 4

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

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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.

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