Why Study Occupational Therapy?
There is an ever-increasing need for well-qualified professionals in occupational therapy. The Math/Science degree program with a concentration in occupational therapy provides students with a strong foundation in how the natural world works. Students will complete courses in anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. In the courses students apply mathematical models and the scientific method to solve concrete problems.
Curriculum Code: 0649 I Liberal Arts Credits: 30 I Program Credits: 30
People who succeed in occupational therapy enjoy communicating with and teaching others to reach their full functioning capacity.
Occupational therapists assess, plan, organize and participate in rehabilitative programs that help restore general independence and vocational and daily living skills to people with injuries or disabilities. They work with individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally or emotionally disabling. Occupational therapist not only help clients improve basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, but also compensate for permanent loss of function. Their goal is to help clients have independent, productive and satisfying lives.
|BI 130||Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|BI 131||Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|EN 102||Composition & Literature||3|
|Humanities Elective OR|
Social Science Elective
|MA 110||College Algebra or higher*||4|
|PY 101||General Psychology||3|
|SO 101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|Liberal Arts Credits:||30|
|BI 112||Human Biology I||3|
|BI 115||Human Biology II||3|
|CE 101||College Experience||1|
|CH 101||General Chemistry I||4|
|GN ELE||General Electives||9|
|Western Civ 13,000 BCE to 1517 CE OR|
Western Civilizations 1517 to Present
|U.S. History 1492-1865 OR|
U.S. History 1865-Present
|PX 101||College Physics I||4|
|*Note: MA 110, MA 111, MA 117, MA 122, or|
MA 123 may be taken to fulfill this requirement
Careers & Outcomes
Further Educational Opportunities
Upon completion of the program students will transfer to a four-year college or university prior to graduate studies at the University of Buffalo, Russell Sage Graduate School, or other accredited school. Occupational therapists assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help restore general independence and vocational and daily living skills to people with injuries or disabilities. They work with individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling. Their goal is to help clients have independent, productive, and satisfying lives.