Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2420

The EHOVE/LCCC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is designed to create entry-level 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.   Graduates of this program will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting from Lorain County Community College.  Prerequisite course requirements for admission into the OCTA program are ALHN 110 Medical Terminology; ALHN 120, Career Exploration in Occupational Therapy; and ENGL 161, College Composition I.  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.

 

Spring Semester 

BIOG 121  Anatomy and Physiology I 4
MTHM 168  Statistics > 3
OCTA 102 Activity Analysis ># +# 2
OCTA 111 Therapy Concepts ># +# 3
PSYH 151  Introduction to Psychology 3
SDEV 101  College 101^ 

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Summer Semester
OCTA 107 Fundamentals of Psychosocial Dysfunction ># +# 2
OCTA 108 Techniques in Psychosocial Dysfunction ># +# 2
OCTA 110 Psychosocial Level I Fieldwork ># +# 1
PSYH 257 Abnormal Psychology > 3
     
Fall Semester
BIOG 122 Anatomy and Physiology II > 4
OCTA 104 Fundamentals of Developmental Disabilities ># +# 3
OCTA 105 Techniques in Developmental Disabilities ># +# 2
OCTA 112 Pediatric Level I Fieldwork ># +# 1
OCTA 120 Neuromuscular Applications ># 3
PSYH 251 Human Growth and Development > 3
     
Spring Semester
ALHN 121 General Pathology > 2
OCTA 121 OT in Geriatrics ># +# 1
OCTA 201 Fundamentals in Physical Dysfunction ># +# 3
OCTA 202 Techniques in Physical Dysfunction ># +# 2
OCTA 207 Physical Dysfunction Level I Fieldwork ># +# 1
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3
     
Summer Semester
ENGL 162 College Composition II > 3
OCTA 204 Occupational Therapy Issues ># +# 3
OCTA 206 Assistive Technology ># +# 2
Fall Semester
OCTA 205 Fieldwork Level II ># 6
Total LCCC Semester Credit Hours 36
Courses Taken at EHOVE 37
Total Associate Degree Semester Hours
includes prerequisites
73

 

                       

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 2013
Effective        January 2014



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