Required Courses

421classessupportingCourse listings below detail all required courses for completion of the Doctorate of Occupational Therapy. Elective courses may be taken throughout the program.​


SUMMER YEAR 1 (6 Credits) - Introduction to Profession
AN 6000: Anatomy (4)
OT 6110: Occupational Therapy Foundations & Theory (2)

AUTUMN YEAR 1 (15 Credits) - Foundations of the Profession
OT 6130: Occupational Therapy Introductory Skills: Therapeutic Use of self/groups (3)
OT 6140: Occupational Therapy Task Analysis & Core Skills (3)
OT 6150: Neuroscience (2)
OT 6220: Mental Health and Cognition Function (4)
OT 6730: Research Methods I (2)
HRS 7900: Evidence‐Based Practice I (1)

SPRING YEAR 1 (14 Credits) - Foundations of Practice
OT 6210: Neuromusculoskeletal and Sensory Function (5)
OT 6230: Orthopedics in OT (4)
OT 6251: Advanced Topics: Physical Agent Modalities (1) [7 weeks]
OT 7310: Occupational Therapy with Young Children (3)
HRS 7910: Evidence‐Based Practice II (1)

SUMMER YEAR 2 (9 Credits) - Practice with Diverse Populations
OT 6189: Mental Health fieldwork (2)
OT 7260: Occupational Therapy with Older Adults (2)
OT 7320: Occupational Therapy with School Age and Adolescents (2)
OT 6510S: Service Learning (1)
OT 6740: Clinical Guidelines and Health Planning (2)

AUTUMN YEAR 2 (14 Credits) - Engagement in Occupation and Practice
OT 7270: Occupational Performance, Environment & Context (4)
OT 7280: Advanced Topics in Geriatrics (2)
OT 6289: Level I Fieldwork (Physical Function) (2)
OT 6389: Level I Fieldwork (Pediatrics) (2) OT 7411: Assistive Technology II (2)
OT 7710: Capstone Preparation (1)

SPRING YEAR 2 (9 Credits)
OT 7189: Level II Fieldwork (9)

SUMMER YEAR 3 (9 Credits)
OT 7189: Level II Fieldwork (9)

AUTUMN YEAR 3 (12 Credits - all courses are 12 weeks) - Advanced Practice
OT 7430: Supervision & Consultation (2)
OT 7420: Management (3)
OT 7350: Advanced Topics in Pediatric Practice (2)
OR
OT 7780: Advanced Topics in Neurorehabilitation Practice (2)
OT 7720: Capstone Project Proposal (2) OT 7289: Specialty Practicum (Doctoral
Experience) (3) *Final 3 weeks of term/may be on campus or at Doctoral Experience site*
**Candidacy (Comprehensive) Examination**

SPRING YEAR 3 (10 Credits) - Capstone and Doctoral Experiences
OT 7289: Specialty Practicum (Doctoral Experience) (8)
OT 7730: Capstone Project Completion (2)
Return to Campus for Presentations and Graduation!



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