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Pre-Occupational Therapy

Pre-Occupational Therapy Requirements

Students who are interested in becoming an Occupational Therapist will be able to obtain the required courses to apply to an Occupational Therapy Program at Avila. The following courses are required by many schools:

  • BI 111 General Biology: Cells and Genes
  • BI 220 Human Anatomy and Physiology (8 credit option)
  • MA 155 Elementary Probability and Statistics
  • CO 101 Fundamentals of Communication
  • PY 101 General Psychology
  • PY 208 Lifespan Development
  • PY 310 Abnormal Psychology
  • EN 111 Composition I: Rhetorical Discourse
  • EN 112 Composition II: Rhetorical Argument
  • SO 101 Introduction to Sociology or AN/SO 122 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • PL 255 Ethics 

Valuable resources for applicants to occupational therapy programs:

Central Application Service

Standardized Entrance Examination

  • None

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