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

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; 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; WIC Writing Intensive

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 (37-39 credits)  Courses count in major GPA1
Type Course Title Credits
  OCAT 10000 Foundations in Occupational Therapy 2
    10001 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills II 3 3
    10002 Therapeutic Techniques: Psychosocial 3 4
    10003 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills Lab 3 1
    10010 Professionalism in Healthcare 3 1
    10092 Therapeutic Techniques-Fieldwork 1A 3 1
    20000 Therapeutic Techniques I: Physical Dysfunction 3 4
    20001 Professional Issues in Occupational Therapy 3 2
    20003 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills III 3 3
    20004 Therapeutic Techniques III: Developmental Disabilities 3 3
    20006 Therapeutic Techniques IV: Physical Dysfunction II 3 3
    20092 Therapeutic Techniques-Fieldwork 1B 3 1
    20192 Clinical Applications I 3 4
    20292 Clinical Applications II 3 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 2 3
KBS   11020 Anatomy and Physiology II for Allied Health 2 3
  NURS 20950 Human Growth and Development 3
KSS/DD PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
KSS   21211
Psychology of Adjustment
or Abnormal Psychology
  PTST 10002 Analysis of Movement 4
KSS/DD 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

1. Minimum C (2.000) grade in all required courses including OCAT and additional courses, general studies courses and prescribed developmental courses.
2. 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
3. Enrollment in this courses is limited to students accepted to technical study, which is a selective process, student who have met the following criteria will be considered for acceptance: 

  1. admission to the university
  2. any prescribed developmental coursework
  3. a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer time in at least two different occupational therapy settings
  4. high school or college courses in algebra and general biology
  5. a 2.70 GPA

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