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Pre-occupational therapy

Common majors: kinesiology, social work, biology

Help those impacted by injuries, illnesses or disabilities to participate in the “occupations” of daily life—from working to eating to engaging in school activities and social situations. Occupational therapists fuse their scientific expertise and compassionate spirit to support patients of all ages in the process of developing or recovering skills, gaining independence, and improving quality of life.

BIO 213 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Credits: 4

BIO 214 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II Credits: 4


KIN 213 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Credits: 4

KIN 214 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II Credits: 4 

MAT 220 - Biostatistics Credits: 4

KIN 323 - Foundations of Exercise Physiology Credits: 4

PSY 180 - Person in Psychological Context Credits: 4

PSY 246 - Clinical Psychology: Psychopathology Credits: 4

SOC10X - 100-level Sociology class

One semester of writing (additional literature courses recommended)


HLP 200 - Health Professions Seminars I Credits: 0

HLP 201 - Health Professions Seminars II Credits: 0

HLP 300 - Health Professions Seminars III Credits: 0

HLP 301 - Health Professions Seminars IV Credits: 2

NOTE: An internship is strongly recommended prior to applying to graduate school.

Kinesiology–PreOT Advising Sheet ➔  Biology, BA–Human Health Advising Sheet ➔


For more information, contact:

Craig Story, Ph.D.
Director of Health Professions