Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Entry-Level Doctorate Degree Curriculum

FALL {Semester I}

  • 501 Functional Neuroscience............ 3cr.
  • 502 Occupational Sciences............ 3cr.
  • 505 Occupational Therapy Professional Standards/Ethical Practice............ 3cr.
  • 508 Occupational Therapy Theory............ 3cr.
  • 510 Therapeutic Skills............ 3cr.
  • 512 Therapeutic Skills Lab............ 1cr.

SPRING {Semester II}

  • 520 Occupational Therapy Measurement and Assessment............ 3cr.
  • 522 Occupational Therapy Quantitative Research Methods............ 3cr.
  • 524 Occupational Justice............ 3cr.
  • 526 Occupational Therapy Process Behavioral Health............ 3cr.
  • 528 Behavioral Health Lab............ 1cr.
  • 531 Occupation-Based Movement Analysis............ 1cr.
  • 532 Focused Topic Occupational Therapy Evidence-based Practice............ 1cr.
  • 534 Capstone Overview............ 1cr.

FALL {Semester III}

  • 600 Occupational Therapy Process Pediatrics............ 3cr.
  • 602 Pediatrics Lab............ 1cr.
  • 604 Capstone Development I............ 3cr.
  • 606 Occupational Therapy Qualitative Research Methods............ 3cr.
  • 608 Environmental Analysis............ 3cr.
  • 610 Focused Topic School-based Practice............ 1cr.
  • 530 Focused Topic Grant Writing............ 1cr.
  • 614 Level I Fieldwork Pediatrics............ 1cr.

SPRING {Semester IV}: 

  • 620 Occupational Therapy Process Adults............ 3cr.
  • 622 Adults Lab............ 1cr.
  • 624 Culture and Occupation............ 1cr.
  • 626 Assistive Technology for Lifespan............ 3cr.
  • 628 Assistive Technology Lab............ 1cr.
  • 630 Occupational Therapy Management and Supervision............ 3cr.
  • 633 Scholarship III: Scholarly Study............ 3cr.
  • 634 Focused Topic Lab: Prosthetics, PAMs, Splinting............ 1cr.

FALL {Semester V}

  • 700 Occupational Therapy Process Geriatrics............ 3cr.
  • 702 Occupational Therapy Process Geriatrics Lab............ 1cr.
  • 705 Capstone Project Development II............ 3cr.
  • 706 Advanced Practice: Population Health & Community-Based Practice............ 3cr.
  • 708 Occupational Therapy Leadership & Advocacy............ 3cr.
  • 612 Focused Topic Academia............ 1cr.
  • 712 Level I Fieldwork Adult/Geriatric............ 1cr.
  • 714 Level I TIDE Fieldwork............ 1cr.

SPRING {Semester VI}
(January –June)

  • 720 Level II Fieldwork A (6)
  • 722 Level II Fieldwork B (6)

FALL {Semester VII}

  • 800 Capstone Practicum (6)
  • 802 Capstone Scholarship (3)

Total Credit Hours

  • Academic                                        73
  • Fieldwork & Capstone                   28

     OTD Degree Total                               101

 

*Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Candidacy Status granted December 2019.