During your four years at CSB and SJU, you will work closely with the pre-OT advisor to create an individualized academic plan. This plan will include common prerequisite coursework, as identified by the various accredited graduate programs in occupational therapy, and volunteer experiences that will help to make you an attractive candidate for admission into the graduate programs.

Common prerequisite courses:

  • Biology 101, 201
  • Physics 105
  • Sociology 111 or 121
  • Math 124 or Psychology 221
  • Psychology 111, 360, 381
  • Biology 325, 326
  • Colg 121 (Medical Terminology) (taken for 1 credit)

Sample academic 4-year plans:

Health-related courses

The courses listed here are not prerequisites for any of our pre-professional programs – but they all can serve to expand your understanding of health and health care.

Contact your pre-OT advisor

Have a conversation about your questions, hopes, plans and objectives. We can help you start mapping a course to get you there.

Don Fischer
Professor, Exercise Science and Sport Studies

[email protected]

Office and Phone:

CSB Henrita Academic Building, Room 10A