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Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology - A.A.S. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.


Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (36-39 credits)  Courses count in major GPA*
Type Course Title Credits
  OCAT 10000 Foundations in Occupational Therapy 2
    10001 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills II 3
    10002 Therapeutic Techniques: Psychosocial 4
    10003 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills Lab 1
    10005 Therapeutic Techniques-Fieldwork 1A 1
    20000 Therapeutic Techniques I: Physical Dysfunction 4
    20001 Professional Issues in Occupational Therapy 2
    20003 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills III 3
    20004 Therapeutic Techniques III: Developmental Disabilities 3
    20005 Clinical Applications I 4
    20006 Therapeutic Techniques IV: Physical Dysfunction II 3
    20007 Therapeutic Techniques-Fieldwork 1B 1
    20008 Clinical Applications II 4
  Choose from the following: 1-4
  OCAT 10004 Occupational Therapist Assistant Terminology (1)  
    21095 Special Topics in Occupational Therapist Assistant Technology (1-4)  
    21096 Individual Investigation in Occupational Therapist Assistant Technology (1-4)  
Type Course Title Credits
KBS BSCI 11010 Anatomy and Physiology I for Allied Health** 3
    11020 Anatomy and Physiology II for Allied Health** 3
  NURS 20950 Human Growth and Development 3
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3


Psychology of Adjustment
Abnormal Psychology
  PTST 10002 Analysis of Movement 4
    20001 Therapeutic Communications in Physical Therapy 1
KSS SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Kent Core Composition 3
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts 3
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5

* Minimum C (2.000) grade in all required courses including OCAT and additional courses, general studies courses and prescribed developmental courses.

** Students who have successfully completed BSCI 20020 Biological Structure and Function may use that course in place of BSCI 11020 Anatomy and Physiology in Allied Health II. They are still required to take BSCI 11010 Anatomy and Physiology in Allied Health I. Students who have successfully completed ATTR/EXSC 25057/25058 Human Anatomy and Physiology I/II may use those courses in place of BSCI 11010/11020 Anatomy and Physiology in Allied Health I/II.

Note: Clinical education must be successfully completed within 18 months of the didactic coursework.