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Occupational Therapy

Requirements for the Major

Psychology courses:

PSY 101 Introduction to General Psychology
PSY 201 Statistical Methods and Analysis
PSY 221 Childhood and Adolescence
PSY 291 Adulthood and Aging
PSY 301 Psychological Assessment
PSY 341 Behavioral Neuroscience
PSY 590-594 Field Experience/Internship
MTH 131 Applied Calculus OR MTH 150 Calculus I
BIO 201 Cell Biology and Genetics
BIO 202 Evolution, Form and Function
BIO 335 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 336 Anatomy and Physiology II
PHI 240 Biomedical Ethics
PHY 141 Foundations of Physics I

And at least one of the following courses:

PSY 281 Principles of Learning and Memory
PSY 351 Cognition

And at least one of the following courses:

PSY 241 Organizational Psychology
PSY 401 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 431 Developmental Psychopathology

And one of the following sequences:

PSY 601, 602 Psychology Capstone: Senior Studies I & II AND PSY 631-640 Advanced Research Seminar
PSY 650 Research Scholars

And the following Non-Westminster* courses:

Foundations/Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy (offered through Duquesne)
Medical Terminology (can be taken at any college or online)
*Note: These are proficiency courses that must be completed prior to completion of the B.A. degree. They do not earn Westminster credit.

 

What can you do with an Occupational Therapy degree?

Imagine yourself an occupational therapist.