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Associate in Science in Occupational Therapy

Recommended Academic Plan
DuBois / Mont Alto / Shenango Campuses



First Year- Fall Semester Courses

  • OT 100S ^ (1 Credits)
  • OT 101  (2 Credits)
  • English 015 (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • Biology 129 * (4 Credits)
  • HDFS 129 (May have Psych 212 in place of this, must complete before enrolling in OTA 200 courses)
  • Total Credits: 14

First Year- Spring Semester

  • Psych 100 (3 Credits, must complete before enrolling in OTA 200)
  • GA/GH/GQ  (3 Credits)
  • Biology 141 * (GN, 3 Credits)
  • Biology 142 * (GN, 3 Credits)
  •  OT 103 + (3 Credits)
  • Kines 013 (1 Credit)
  • Total Credits: 14

Second Year- Fall Semester Courses

  • OT 105W  (3 Credits)
  • OT 107 (3 Credits)
  • OT 109 (3 Credits)
  • GA/GH/GQ (3 Credits)
  • GA/GH/GQ (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 15

Second Year- Spring Semester Courses

  • OT 201  (3 Credits
  • OT 202  (3 Credits)
  • OT 204  (3 Credits)
  • OT 206  (3 Credits)
  • OT 195B (1 Credit, Pass/Fail Course)
  • Total Credits: 14

Second Year- Summer Semester Courses

  • OT 295A  (6 Credits)
  • OT 295B  (6 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 12

    OT 295A/B dates are set by the FW Coordinator.  Academic Advising is required to establish FW placements.


    295A/B= two eight-week placements





Bold indicates courses requiring a grade of C or better.

Italic indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

Italic Bold indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

^ OT 100 may be offered in the Spring at the discretion of the campus coordinator.  Students desiring Spring entry to the program are required to meet with the program coordinator prior to admission.  Spring entry is at the discretion of the program coordinator and by availability of slots in the cohort.

+ OT 103 meets the intercultural requirement and is designated US.

**Students may take Psych 212 in place of HD FS 129.

*** Students may take HD FS 216 in place of Psych 243.

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/ International Cultures.

W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes: As long as one Art (GA) and one Humanities (GH) and one Social Science (GS) are taken across the four semesters, the particular order in which these courses are taken is not relevant.

Academic Advising: A student's career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan.

Be sure to consult an advisor in this department when scheduling courses.