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Pre-Occupational Therapy Career Track Pre-Requisite Coursework

While pursuing a bachelor's degree at Tennessee Tech, students can follow the suggested career track coursework and engage in related co-curricular activities to prepare for the graduate professional school of their choice.

Freshman Year

First Semester
BIOL 1113 - General Biology I Cr: 4
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I Cr: 4
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I Cr: 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Cr: 3
UNPP 1020 - University Pre-Professional, First-Year Interactions and Advisement Cr: 1
Total: 15
 
Second Semester
BIOL 1123 - General Biology II Cr: 4
ENGL 1020 - English Composition I Cr: 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Cr: 3
PSY 1030 - Introduction to Psychology Cr: 3
SOC 1010 - Introduction to Sociology Cr: 3
Total: 16

Sophomore Year

First Semester
BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I Cr: 4
PHYS 2010 - Algebra-Based Physics I Cr: 4
PSY 2130 - Life Span Development Psychology Cr: 3
ENGL 2130 - Topics in American Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2235 - Topics in British Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2330 - Topics in World Lit Cr: 3
Total: 14
 
Second Semester
BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II Cr: 4
COMM 2025 - Funds. of Communication Cr: 3
Elective Cr: 3
PSY 4160 (5160) - Abnormal Psychology Cr: 3
PSY 4300 (5300) - Adult Psychology
Total: 16

Junior Year

First Semester
Elective Cr: 9
EXPW 4420 - Kinesiology Cr: 3
MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics Cr: 31
Total: 15
 
Second Semester
Electives Cr: 12-14
HEC 2220 - Medical Terminology for the Human Sciences Cr: 1 or
HIMT 1300 - Medical Terminology Cr: 3

Senior Year

Complete General Education Classes.
Complete Bachelor's degree Requirements for selected major program of study (i.e. Biology, Psychology, etc.).
A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.
 
1Note: OTD/MS programs generally require a statistics course; courses from various departments may satisfy this requirement.
 

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