Doctor of Occupational Therapy Traditional Program

As of December 2018, the University’s doctoral-degree-level occupational therapy program has been granted candidacy status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Prerequisite Requirements for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Traditional Program

Prerequisites List

BIOL 201Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

3

BIOL 201LIntroduction to Anatomy and Physiology/Lab

1

 

PHYS 150Conceptual Physics

3

and

PHYS 150LConceptual Physics/Lab

1

or

OCTH 221Applied Physics for Occupational Therapy

4

 

MATH 123Elementary Statistics

3

or

BSLA 314Applied Statistics

3

 

PSYC 100General Psychology

3

PSYC 208Lifespan Development

3

PSYC 233Abnormal Psychology

3

HEPR 220Medical Terminology

3

SOCI 105Introduction to Sociology

3

Degree Requirements for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Traditional Program

Requirements List

Traditional occupational therapy students will complete a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree with
OCTH 519Conceptual Foundations of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

3

OCTH 520Analysis of Human Occupations

2

OCTH 521Professional and Contextual Issues in Occupational Therapy Practice I: Self as Agent of Change

4

OCTH 523Human Anatomical Structures

4

OCTH 526Health Conditions and Occupational Performance

3

OCTH 527Analysis and Assessment of Contextual Movement

3

OCTH 528Clinical Practice in Occupational Therapy I: Concepts, Philosophy and Client-Centered Care

4

OCTH 529Research in Occupational Therapy

3

OCTH 531Professional and Contextual Issues in Occupational Therapy Practice II: Roles and Responsibilities

4

OCTH 532Essentials of Occupational Therapy Practice I: Group Dynamics

3

OCTH 533Clinical Practice in Occupational Therapy II: Biopsychosocial

6

OCTH 534Level I Fieldwork A

1

OCTH 608Evidence-Based Practice

3

OCTH 609Neuroscience

4

OCTH 611Clinical Practice in Occupational Therapy III: Pediatrics

6

OCTH 617Research in Action I

2

OCTH 620Professional and Contextual Issues in Occupational Therapy Practice III: Cultural Competency

2

OCTH 625Clinical Practice in Occupational Therapy IV: Adult

6

OCTH 626Level I Fieldwork B

1

OCTH 627Essentials for Occupational Therapy Practice II: Contemporary Instructional Strategies

3

OCTH 628Research in Action II

2

OCTH 629Essentials for Occupational Therapy Practice III: Theories, Contexts and Evidence

4

OCTH 700Professional and Contextual Issues in Occupational Therapy IV: Population Considerations

3

OCTH 701Research in Action III

2

OCTH 702Level I Fieldwork C

1

OCTH 703Clinical Practice in Occupational Therapy V: Geriatrics

6

OCTH 704Essentials of Occupational Therapy Practice IV: Community Interventions for Promotion of Health and Wellness

5

OCTH 705Essentials of Occupational Therapy V: Management and Leadership

6

OCTH 706Research in Action IV

2

OCTH 707Level II Fieldwork A

6

OCTH 708Level II Fieldwork B

6

OCTH 709Advanced Doctoral Practice Experience Orientation and Preparation

1

OCTH 710Advanced Doctoral Practice Experience I

6

OCTH 711Advanced Doctoral Practical Experience II

6

OCTH 712Professional and Contextual Issues in Occupational Therapy Practice V: Clinical Reasoning, Therapeutic Outcomes and Self-Assessment

1