College of Health Professions


Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

Occupational Therapy Combined B.S./M.S.

Course Sequence

First Year - Fall Term (15 units)

 

Course
OCTH 211       Philosophy of Occupational Therapy (3)
OCTH 216       Life Span Adaptations and Occupations (4)
OCTH 217       Analysis of Occupational Performance I (4)
BIOL 221/221L         Anatomy and Physiology I (4)

 

First Year - Spring Term (15 units)

 

Course
PSYC 361        Abnormal Psychology (3)
OCTH 213       Small Group Dynamics (3)
OCTH 218       Analysis of Occupational Performance II (3)
BIOL 222/222L         Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
BIOL 427         Neuromuscular Mechanisms of the Upper Body (2)

 

Summer Term (Optional)

 

Course
MATH 237        Biostatistics (4)
                           or
MATH 231        Basic Statistics (3)
                           or
PSYC 212        Behavioral Statistics (4)
                           or
ECON 205       Statistics for Business and Economics (3)

 

Second Year - Fall Term (16 - 20 units)

 

Course
OCTH 221       Clinical Kinesiology (3)
OCTH 314       Principles of Psychosocial Occupational Therapy Practice (5)
OCTH 320       Psychosocial Level I Fieldwork (3)
PHYS 202       General Physics for the Health Sciences (5)
* The statistics requirement is to be taken here if not taken in the previous summer
MATH 237       Biostatistics (4)
                          or
MATH 231       Basic Statistics (3)
                          or
PSYC 212        Behavioral Statistics (4)
                          or
ECON 205      Statistics for Business and Economics (3)

 

Second Year - Spring Term (18 units)

 

Course
HLTH 207       Health Care in the U.S. (3)
OCTH 313       Adult Neurological Occupational Therapy (3)
OCTH 317       Adult Musculoskeletal Occupational Therapy (3)
OCTH 319       Physical Dysfunction Level I Fieldwork  (3)
OCTH 323       Gerontological Occupational Therapy (3)

 

Third Year - Fall Term (13 units)

 

Course
OCTH 325       Occupational Therapy Practice with Children and Youth (4)
OCTH 326       Children and Youth Level I Fieldwork (3)
OCTH 428       Occupational Therapy Organizations in Modern Society (3)
OCTH 430       Research Methods in Occupational Therapy (3)

 

Portfolio Review

Third Year - Spring Term (18 units)

 

Course
OCTH 435       Physical Rehabilitation Level II Fieldwork (9)
OCTH 436       Psychosocial Level II Fieldwork (9)

 

Advancement to Graduate Student Status

Summer (6 units)

 

Course
OCTH 610      Data Analysis in Occupation-Based Research and
                         Evidence- Based Practice (3)
OCTH 678      Assessment Through the Lifespan (3)

 

Fourth Year - Fall Term (12 units)

 

Course
OCTH 611      Advanced Theory & Philosophy of Occupation  (3)
OCTH 612       Occupational Therapy Health Promotion Initiatives in the
                          Community Clinical (3)
OCTH 613       Advanced Research Methods in Occupation-Based Practice (3)
*Graduate elective (3)

 

Minimester (6 units)

Course
*Graduate elective (3)
*Graduate elective (3)

 

Spring (6-12 units)

 

Course
OCTH 603    Issues in Occupational Therapy (3)
OCTH 781    Graduate Seminar  in Occupational Therapy (3)
                        *Graduate Elective (3)
                        *Graduate Elective (3)

 

Summer (3 - 6 units)

 

Course
OCTH 880  Graduate Project in Occupational Therapy (3)     
                      *Graduate Elective (3)

 

Accelerated Option

Fall (12 units)
See above courses under original option. In addition, must take one graduate elective in this term.

Minimester (3 units)

 

Course
OCTH 781      Graduate Seminar in Occupational Therapy (3)
                          *Graduate Elective (3) 

 

Spring  (12 units)

 

Course
OCTH 603    Issues in Occupational Therapy (3)
OCTH 880  Graduate Project in Occupational Therapy (3)     
                       *Graduate Elective (3)
                       *Graduate Elective (3)


Note 1) * Four graduate electives must be taken and approved prior by your advisor.
          2)   This sequence may change without prior notice. Students in this program may not take   
          Occupational Therapy courses prior to the terms in which they are scheduled on this plan.

All occupational therapy students must complete Level II Fieldwork within 24 months following completion of academic preparation.

In addition to the above course, students are required to complete all university Core Curriculum or General Education Requirements according to catalog year during regular terms or summer sessions. Students must complete all Core Curriculum courses by the end of the fifth term of the program.  Additional electives may be required to earn the total of 120 units necessary for completion of the Bachelor's degree.


updated August 1, 2011



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