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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS Degree

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For more information please see the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Overview .


The Occupational Therapy Assistant program prepares students to be critically thinking, creative, caring, and socially responsive occupational therapy practitioners prepared to respond competently to the occupational needs (health, wellness, and preventative) of people and communities and the occupational demands of the profession.

Note: This degree is available at Grand Island

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Prerequisite Requirement

  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 8 credit(s)
    (Required: BIOS 2250  AND BIOS 2260 )

Subtotal: 8

Subtotal: 52

General Education Core Requirements

All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements) Note: Gen Ed Group B requirement is met through program prerequisites:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 6 credit(s)
    (Required: ENGL 1010  AND ENGL 1020 )
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
    (Required: PHIL 2650 )
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 3 credit(s)
    (Required: PSYC 2890 )

Subtotal: 12

Total Credits for the AAS Degree: 72

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