ACADEMICS

  • Occupational Therapy Courses

    OT 101 Introduction to Occupational Studies of Wellness/Disability
    Introduction to occupational therapy history, philosophy, wellness/disability continuum, contexts, occupations,
    occupational performance, professionalization and clinical reasoning.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 102 Occupational Studies of Wellness/Disability Groups
    Exploration of professional themes: philosophy, wellness/disability continuum using groups, occupational performance
    and activity, professionalization and clinical reasoning.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 193 Special Topics in Occupational Therapy for First-Year Students
    All "193" courses are approved for LASC but may vary by section. See current course listing for specific LASC area approval.
    Introductory level course covering topics of special interest to first-year students. Offered only as a First-Year Seminar.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 203 Occupational Therapy Theories
    Investigation of theories basic to occupational therapy, related to occupation, individual and context. Includes current
    and developing models of practice.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     

    OT 211 Kinesiology Lab
    Concurrent with BI 271
    Opportunities to develop skills that apply kinesiology to occupational therapy practice.
    Offered every year. 1 credit.
     
    OT 301 Psychosocial Wellness/Disability
    Concurrent with OT 302 and OT 304
    Historical themes of the profession, wellness/illness/disability continuum, occupation and context as it applies to
    psychosocial performance in life roles.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 302 Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches
    Occupational performance and context, professionalization, and clinical reasoning will be applied to practice models
    when addressing psychosocial health and illness.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 304 Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches Lab
    Directed observation and participation in the clinical application of theories and methods of occupational therapy
    intervention with psychosocial disorders. Includes Fieldwork I.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 312 Physiological Wellness/ Disability
    Concurrent with OT 313 and OT 318
    Historical themes of the profession, wellness/illness/disability continuum, occupation and context as it applies to
    physiological performance in life roles.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 313 Physiological Therapeutic Approaches
    Occupational performance and context, professionalization, and clinical reasoning will be applied to practice models
    when addressing physiological health and illness.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 317 Research I
    Prerequisite: MA 150 or PS 275
    Course examines measurement issues, concerns and tools; and why and how to use evidence in practice.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 318 Physiological Therapeutic Approaches Lab
    Directed observation and participation in the clinical application of theories and methods of occupational therapy
    intervention with physiological disorders. Includes Fieldwork I.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 400 Special Topics
    Selected areas of interest to students and instructor. Topic, prerequisites and instructor are announced in advance.
    Offered every year. 1-3 credits.
     
    OT 401 Occupational Performance and Context for Elders
    Concurrent with OT 402, OT 403 and OT 404
    The wellness/illness/disability continuum will be applied to occupational performance in life roles for the
    geriatric population.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 402 Therapeutic Approaches for Elders
    Occupational therapy strategies for elders across the wellness/illness/disability continuum with emphasis on
    occupational performance/context and clinical reasoning.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 403 Therapeutic Approaches Lab for Elders
    Experiential learning with assessments and intervention approaches for elders. Includes Fieldwork 1 experience in
    various sites off campus.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 404 Assistive Technology I
    Assistive technology related to the needs of the adult and geriatric populations will be explored
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 407 Research II
    Course examines research design, quantitative and qualitative, human subject protection and program evaluation.
    Students will develop a research proposal.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.

     
    OT 411 Occupational Therapy International Service Learning Experience
    Instruction in occupational. therapy methods with an experiential component providing intervention to an underserved
    population in a foreign country.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 421 Occupational Performance and Context for Children/Adolescents
    Concurrent with OT 423, OT 424 and OT 427
    Wellness/illness/disability continuum will be applied to performance in life roles related to the child and adolescent
    populations.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.
     
    OT 423 Therapeutic Approaches Lab for Children/Adolescents
    Experiential learning with assessments and intervention approaches; professional oral and written communication
    skill development. Includes Fieldwork I experience.
    Offered every year. 2 credits.

     
    OT 424 Assistive Technology II
    Assistive technology applied to the occupational performance and context of child and adolescent populations.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 426 Organizational and Professional Issues I
    LASC - Major Capstone
    Introduction to principles of organization, administration and management applied to the delivery of occupational
    therapy services in various practice settings. Work relationships, ethical issues and laws influencing practice will
    also be discussed.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    OT 427 Therapeutic Approaches for Children/Adolescents

    Occupational therapy strategies for child and adolescent populations across wellness/illness/disability continuum
    with emphasis on occupational performance and context.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.