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Degree Requirements

Suggested Course Sequence

The schedule* below is a sample for an incoming freshman. You must see a faculty member after acceptance into the program for academic advising to develop an individualized plan.

*Schedules are subject to change.

Fall - Year One

Number Course Title Lecture Lab Credit
PSYC1101 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
BIOL1130 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 1 4
ENGL1102 Engl 1 3 0 3
AHNR1102 Medical Terminology 1 0 1
OTAT1101 Introduction to Occupational Therapy 3 0 3
OTAT1102 Therapeutic Interventions I: Analysis of Occupations 1 3 2
Total 14 4 16

Spring - Year One

Number Course Title Lecture Lab Credit
PSYC1130 Lifespan Development for the Health Sciences 3 0 3
ENGL1105 Engl 2 3 0 3
AHNR1135 Wellness and Health Promotion 2 0 2
OTAT1112 Occupations Through the Lifespan - Biopsychosocial 2 3 3
OTAT1110 Therapeutic Interventions II: Individual and Group 1 3 2
*XXXX *General Elective 3 0 3
Total 14 6 16

*Any 3 credit hr course from Psychology, Sociology, Sign Language, Speech, or
cultural perspectives (Western)

Summer - Year One

Number Course Title Lecture Lab Credit
SOCI1101 Intoduction to Sociology 3 0 3
OTAT2108 OccupationsThrough the Lifespan - Elders 3 3 4
OTAT2190 Practicum I - Community & Emerging Practice Settings 1 3 to 6 2
OTAT2109 Applied Anatomy and Movement 1 3 2
OTAT2115 Professional Issues 2 0 2
OTAT1103 Disease & Disability Processes 3 0 3
Total 13 9 to 11 16

Fall - Year Two

Number Course Title Lecture Lab Credit
XXXX Cultural Perspectives Elective (Non-western) 3 0 3
OTAT2290 Practicum II - Health Care and Educational Settings 1 6 2
OTAT2203 OccupationsThrough the Lifespan - Children 3 3 4
OTAT2210 OccupationsThrough the Lifespan - Adults 3 3 4
OTAT2206 Therapeutic Interventions III: Enabling Participation 1 3 2
Total 11 15 15

Spring - Year Two

Number Course Title Lecture Lab Credit
OTAT2390 Level II Fieldwork A 0 40 5
OTAT2490 Level II Fieldwork B 0 40 5
Total 0 80 10

Total

Total Degree Hours 73

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Contact Information

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
940 Second Street
Health Science Building, Office 150
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Kimberly J. Moore, MOT, OTR/L
Program Director, Assistant Professor
(740) 351-3770 
kmoore@shawnee.edu

Nita Roark, Department Secretary 
(740) 351-3169 
nroark@shawnee.edu

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