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Occupational Therapy Assistant Plan of Study

2013 – 2014

Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree Day Program


2013 – 2014

Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree Day Program


2012 – 2013

Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree Day Program


2011 – 2012

Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree Day Program


Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree (A45500) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Credit Hours
SUMMER TERM, 2014
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 0 1
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 3 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 0 3
OTA 110 Fundamentals of OT** 2 3 0 3
**BIO 168, ACA 122 and demonstration of computer competency are corerequisites
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 3 0 4
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines 3 0 0 3
OTA 120 OT Media I 1 3 0 2
OTA 140 Professional Skills I 0 3 0 1
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology 3 0 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
OTA 130 Assessment Skills 2 3 0 3
OTA 161 Fieldwork I - Placement 1 0 0 3 1
OTA 162 Fieldwork I - Placement 2 0 0 3 1
OTA 170 Physical Dysfunction 2 3 0 3
OTA 180 Psychosocial Dysfunction 2 3 0 3
SUMMER TERM, 2015
OTA 164 Fieldwork I - Placement 4 0 0 3 1
OTA 250 Life Span Skills II 2 3 0 3
OTA 240 Professional Skills II 0 3 0 1
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3 0 0 3
Fall SEMESTER, 2015
OTA 150 Life Span Skills I 2 3 0 3
OTA 163 Fieldwork I - Placement 3 0 0 3 1
OTA 220 OT Media II 1 6 0 3
OTA 245 Professional Skills III 0 3 0 1
Major Elective     3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
OTA 260 Fieldwork II - Placement 1** 0 0 18 6
OTA 261 Fieldwork II - Placement 2** 0 0 18 6
OTA 280 Professional Transition 0 2 0 1
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 70

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A, RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, may be required based on placement test results.

Humanities Elective. Choose 3 hours from the following: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211

**OTA 260 and OTA 261 must be completed within 18 months of other coursework.

Note: Students must demonstrate computer competency by a satisfactory score on the computer competency test, by credit by exam, by transfer credit, or by completing CIS 110 by end of the first semester of the program.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.