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Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant: 114 Credits

Offered South University, Richmond and South University, Virginia Beach only.

Area I Core Curriculum: 30 Credits
1st Quarter
AHS1001 Medical Terminology, 4 Credit Hours
ENG1100 Composition I, 4 Credit Hours
PSY1001 General Psychology, 4 Credit Hours
UVC1000 Strategies for Success, 4 Credit Hours
2nd Quarter
BIO1011 Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO 1012 )

BIO1012 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab, 2 Credit Hours
ENG1200 Composition II, 4 Credit Hours
MAT1001 College Algebra I, 4 Credit Hours


MAT1005 College Algebra II, 4 Credit Hours
Area II Professional Curriculum: 84 Credits
3rd Quarter
BIO1013 Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO 1014 )

BIO1014 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab, 2 Credit Hours
OTA1001 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 3 Credit Hours
OTA1002 Human Occupation Through the Lifespan, 2 Credit Hours
SPC1026 Public Speaking, 4 Credit Hours
4th Quarter
OTA1010 Medical Conditions, 2 Credit Hours
OTA1020 Occupational Analysis I, 4 Credit Hours
OTA1030 Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 6 Credit Hours
OTA1035 Professional Issues I, 2 Credit Hours
OTA1045 Professional Documentation, 1 Credit Hour
5th Quarter
OTA2020 Occupational Analysis II, 4 Credit Hours
OTA2030 Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 6 Credit Hours
OTA2035 Professional Issues II, 2 Credit Hours
OTA2040 Movement for Human Occupation, 3 Credit Hours
6th Quarter
OTA2050 Occupational Therapy for Adults and the Elderly, 6 Credit Hours
OTA2060 Occupational Therapy Management, 4 Credit Hours
OTA2070 Community Practice, 1 Credit Hour
  • Arts and Humanities Elective 4 credit hoursSee listing under general education  (College of Arts and Sciences) or consult with an advisor
7th Quarter
OTA2380 Level II Fieldwork A, 8 Credit Hours
OTA2385 Fieldwork Seminar A, 4 Credit Hours
8th Quarter
OTA2390 Level II Fieldwork B, 8 Credit Hours
OTA2395 Fieldwork Seminar B, 4 Credit Hours