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Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant: 109 Credits

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

This program is a technical program and credits generally earned in this program are not applicable to other degrees.

Area I Core Curriculum: 43 Credits
1st Quarter
AHS1001 Medical Terminology, 4 Credit Hours
ENG1100 Composition I, 4 Credit Hours
PSY1001 General Psychology, 4 Credit Hours
MAT1001 College Algebra I, 4 Credit Hours


MAT1005 College Algebra II, 4 Credit Hours

Note: Students will only be required to take UVC1000 Strategies for Success if they are required to take ENG0099 and/or MAT0099.

2nd Quarter
BIO1011 Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO 1012Anatomy and Physiology I Lab)

BIO1012 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab, 2 Credit Hours
ENG1200 Composition II, 4 Credit Hours
PSY2022 Human Growth and Development, 4 Credit Hours
3rd Quarter
BIO1013 Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO 1014 Anatomy and PHysiology II Lab)

BIO1014 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab, 2 Credit Hours
OTA1001 Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 3 Credit Hours
SPC1026 Public Speaking, 4 Credit Hours
Area II Professional Curriculum: 66 Credits
4th Quarter
OTA1011 Medical Conditions, 3 Credit Hours
OTA1020 Occupational Analysis I, 4 Credit Hours
OTA1031 Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5 Credit Hours
OTA1039 Level I Fieldwork in Mental Health, 1 Credit Hour
OTA1045 Professional Documentation, 1 Credit Hour
5th Quarter
OTA2020 Occupational Analysis II, 4 Credit Hours
OTA2031 Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 5 Credit Hours
OTA2039 Level I Fieldwork for Children and Adolescents, 1 Credit Hour
OTA2041 Movement for Human Occupation, 4 Credit Hours
6th Quarter
OTA2051 Occupational Therapy for Adults and the Elderly, 5 Credit Hours
OTA2059 Level I Fieldwork for Adults and the Elderly, 1 Credit Hour
OTA2060 Occupational Therapy Management, 4 Credit Hours
OTA2071 Community Practice, 2 Credit Hours
OTA2080 Professional Issues, 2 Credit Hours
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