Pre-Occupational Therapy (BS)
Full time, Part time
USD 9,550 / per semester
Earliest start date
As a pre-occupational therapy student, you may follow the Lindenwood University curriculum for a bachelor of science in exercise science or a bachelor of arts in psychology to assist in your preparation for occupational therapy school. Faculty advisors can assist you in the process of completing necessary prerequisite courses that are outside of the major requirements.
Additionally, the exercise science department has two occupational therapy articulation agreements that can assist in your transition to occupational therapy school after the completion of your undergraduate degree.
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As a Lindenwood University pre-occupational therapy student, you will typically major in exercise science, psychology, or therapeutic recreation. Occupational therapy schools may have a variety of prerequisite courses; however, typical prerequisite courses for occupational therapy schools are:
- BSC 10000 Concepts in Biology
- BSC 22700 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- BSC 22800 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- CHM 10000 Concepts in Chemistry
- HFS 18500 Medical Terminology
- MTH 14100 Basic Statistics
- PSY 10000 Principles of Psychology
- PSY 20500 Human Development
- PSY 30300 Abnormal Psychology
While these are generally the prerequisite courses for a majority of occupational therapy schools, if you have specific occupational therapy schools in mind, it is recommended that you should work with your advisor to make sure that you complete any specific prerequisite courses that are required by that school.
Additionally, the exercise science department has occupational therapy articulation agreements with Rockhurst University and Washington University in St. Louis that can assist in your transition to occupational therapy school after the completion of your undergraduate degree.
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