Bachelor of Science Occupational Studies Program

Requirements for the Major

The following courses are required:

OT Prerequisite Courses for the BSOS(27-28 credits)
BI-161Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BI-162Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
BI-271Basic Kinesiology3
PS-101General Psychology3
PS-210Developmental Psychology3
PS-322Psychology of Aging3
MA-150Statistics I3-4
or PS-275 Psychological Statistics
OT Major Courses for the BSOS (53 credits)
OT-101Introduction of Occupational Studies of Wellnes/Disability3
OT-102Occupational Studies of Wellness/ Disability Groups3
OT-203Occupational Therapy Theories3
OT-211Kinesiology Lab1
OT-301Psychosocial Wellness/Disability2
OT-302Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches3
OT-304Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches Lab2
OT-312Physiological Wellness/Disability2
OT-313Physiological Therapeutic Approaches3
OT-317Research I3
OT-318Physiological Therapeutic Approaches Lab2
OT-401Occupational Performance & Context for Older Adults2
OT-402Therapeutic Approaches for Older Adults3
OT-403Ther App Lab for Older Adults2
OT-404Assistive Technology I3
OT-407Research II3
OT-421Occupational Performance and Context for Children/Adolescents2
OT-423Therapeutic Approaches Lab for Children/Adolescents2
OT-424Assistive Technology II3
OT-426Organizational and Professional Issues I3
OT-427Therapeutic Approaches for Children/Adolescents3
Total Credits80-81

Department of Occupational Therapy: Occupational Studies Sample Timeline for Completion of Degree

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
OT-101 Introduction of Occupational Studies of Wellnes/Disability 3
BI-161 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
PS-101 General Psychology (HBS) 1 3
EN-101 College Writing I 2 3
LASCFirst-Year Seminar (FYS) 3
Semester Two
OT-102 Occupational Studies of Wellness/ Disability Groups 3
BI-162 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (NSP) 1 4
EN-102 College Writing II 2 3
LASCLASC Elective (CON) 3
LASCLASC Elective (QR) 1 3
Year Two
Semester Three
OT-203 Occupational Therapy Theories 3
PS-210 Developmental Psychology (HBS) 1 3
BI-215 Neuroscience 4
Statistics I (QR) 1
or Psychological Statistics
LASCLASC Elective (USW) 1 3
Semester Four
OT-211 Kinesiology Lab 1
PS-322 Psychology of Aging 3
BI-271 Basic Kinesiology (NSP) 1 3
LASCLASC Elective (GP) 1 3
LASCLASC Elective 1 3
Year Three
Semester Five
OT-301 Psychosocial Wellness/Disability 2
OT-302 Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches 3
OT-304 Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches Lab 2
OT-317 Research I 3
LASCLASC Elective (CA) 1 3
LASCLASC Elective (TLC) 1 3
Semester Six
OT-312 Physiological Wellness/Disability 2
OT-313 Physiological Therapeutic Approaches 3
OT-318 Physiological Therapeutic Approaches Lab 2
LASCLASC Elective (ICW) 1 3
LASCLASC Elective 1 3
LASCLASC Elective 1 3
Year Four
Semester Seven
OT-401 Occupational Performance & Context for Older Adults 2
OT-402 Therapeutic Approaches for Older Adults 3
OT-403 Ther App Lab for Older Adults 2
OT-404 Assistive Technology I 3
OT-407 Research II 3
SELECTGeneral Elective 3
Semester Eight
OT-421 Occupational Performance and Context for Children/Adolescents 2
OT-427 Therapeutic Approaches for Children/Adolescents 3
OT-423 Therapeutic Approaches Lab for Children/Adolescents 2
OT-424 Assistive Technology II 3
OT-426 Organizational and Professional Issues I (CAP) 3
 Total Credits122-123

The sequence of LASC courses marked with 1 is a suggestion but serves as a reminder that LASC designated courses must be taken to satisfy the LASC requirements.


EN-101 with EN-102 satisfies LASC Writing. By the end of Semester two term, students must have an Accuplacer score of 4 to take MA-150. Alternative in Fall 2 is PS-275.

Students are required to meet with their academic advisor to review their courses for the upcoming semester. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.  First-year and transfer students with 45 or fewer credits at the time of admission shall complete two academic programs (a major/major or major/minor) to qualify for graduation.  For more information, please view the MajorPlus section of this catalog.