OT Prerequisite Courses

 

PREREQUISITE COURSE/SUBJECT AREA

TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

Introduction to Psychology

3

Developmental (Lifespan) Psychology

3

Abnormal Psychology

3

Behavioral Science Elective Course *

3

English/Writing/Literature

6

College Algebra or above

3

Statistics

3

General Biology with Lab

4

Biological Science Elective with Lab **

4

Human Anatomy with Lab ***

4

Human Physiology with Lab ***

4

Physics with Lab

4

 

* Recommended behavioral science elective courses include sociology, psychology of learning, theories of personality, psychology of gender, etc.

 

** Recommended biology elective courses include cell biology, histology, molecular biology, microbiology, or immunology

 

*** Human Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) I and II may be substituted for separate courses in human anatomy and physiology. Courses must be taken in sequence. If you take A&P I, you must take A&P II. If you take Anatomy, you must take Physiology.

 

Prerequisites and program courses are subject to change without notice.