Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2420

The EHOVE/LCCC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is designed to train Occupational Therapy Assistants for certification testing and licensure. OTA's work with people of all ages, from infants to geriatrics, in a variety of settings such as schools, hospitals, skilled rehabilitation, and outpatient facilities to improve their functional levels in daily occupations and development. Graduates of this program will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting from Lorain County Community College. Grades in all OCTA classes, including prerequisites, must be "C" or better. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Career information for this program

For more information about this degree, please contact Barbara Haase at 419-499-5283 or bhaase@lorainccc.edu.

Preadmission Courses 

ALHN 120 Career Exploration in Occupational Therapy 1
BIOG 121  Anatomy and Physiology I 4
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
MTHM 168  Statistics > 3
PSYH 151  Introduction to Psychology 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^   1
Fall Semester
ALHN 112 Introduction to Medical Terminology 1
BIOG 122 Anatomy and Physiology II > 4
OCTA 102 Activity Analysis ># +# 2
OCTA 111 Therapy Concepts ># +# 3
OCTA 113 OT Documentation > 1
PSYH 251 Human Growth and Development > 3
Spring Semester
OCTA 112 Pediatric Level I Fieldwork ># +# 1
OCTA 120 Neuromuscular Applications ># 3
OCTA 125 Pediatric OT >#+# 5
PSYH 257 Abnormal Psychology > 3
Summer Semester
OCTA 110 Psychosocial Level I Fieldwork ># +# 1
OCTA 115 Mental Health OT +# 4
OCTA 121 OT in Geriatrics ># +# 1
Fall Semester
ALHN 121 General Pathology > 2
OCTA 204 Occupational Therapy Issues ># +# 1
OCTA 206 Assistive Technology ># +# 3
OCTA 207 Physical Dysfunction Level I Fieldwork >#+# 2
OCTA 210 Physical Rehab OT >#+# 6
Spring Semester
OCTA 205 Fieldwork Level II ># 6
Total LCCC Semester Credit Hours 27
Courses Taken at EHOVE 38
Total Associate Degree Semester Hours
includes prerequisites



1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite
2. ># Indicates that a prerequisite for EHOVE/OCTA course.
3. +# Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    January 2011
Revised         January 2016
Effective       August 2016


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