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2014-2015 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Occupational Therapy


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Designed for the student who plans to apply for admission to the occupational therapy program at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, Center for Health Sciences. A minimum of 90 hours of college level course work is required prior to admission.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Pre-Occupational Therapy

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3Students may need to take pre-requisite math course(s). Consult Math Division.

4Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions. Completion of above course satisfies the requirements of the A.S. degree. The following courses may be required prior to entry into the Pre-Occupational Therapy program at the senior institution and can be taken at Walters State:

     SOCI Elective4  3 credits

     PHED Elective4  1 credit

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Pre-Occupational Therapy


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


Approved Humanities General Education electives1 6 credits
Approved Literature elective1 3 credits

History (6 hours)


2See note above.

Approved History electives1 6 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Total Credit Hours 60


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