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Recommended Sequence of Courses

Semester COURSE COURSE CREDIT CO-REQUISITE COURSE(S) PRE-REQUISITE(S)
300 Level Courses I HS 304/HS 305: Human Gross Anatomy 7 HS301 Admission prerequisites
HS 301: Physiology 5 HS 304/HS 305 Admission prerequisites
OT322: Growth & Development 1 2 Admission prerequisites
OT330: Psychosocial Studies & Group Process I 3 Admission prerequisites
OT371: Introduction to OT 3 Admission prerequisites
II HS390: Neuroscience 4 HS 304/HS 305, HS 301
OT323: Growth & Development II 2 OT322
OT331: Psychosocial Studies/Group Process II* 3 OT330
OT335: Substance Abuse Seminar 1
HS352 Kinesiology 4 HS 304/HS 305, HS301
OT376: Foundations of Occupational Therapy 3 OT371
Fieldwork OT302: Level II fieldwork & Seminar (12 weeks in a psychosocial setting). All other 300 level courses must be completed for clearance to begin FW. 3 *OT331 must immediately precede OT302
400 Level Courses III HS440: Human Disease Processes I 3 OT302
OT415: Pediatrics 3 OT470 OT302
OT460: Prosthetics and Orthotics 3 OT302
OT470: OT Theory and Practice: Pediatrics 4 OT415 OT302
OT475: OT Theory and Practice: Physical Disabilities I 3 HS440 (Co or pre-requisite) OT302
OT495: Research Design &Statistics I 2 OT302
IV HS441: Human Disease Processes II 3 OT 302, HS 440
HS447: Health Promotion/Patient and Professional Education 2 OT302
OT405: Gerontology 2 OT 302, OT 475
OT465: Rehabilitation Design 2 OT 302
OT476: OT Theory and Practice: Physical Disabilities II* 3 HS441 (co or pre-requisite) OT 302
OT496: Research Design & Statistics II 3 OT495
Fieldwork OT 402 : Level II fieldwork and seminar (12 weeks in adult physical disability setting). All other 400 level courses must be successfully completed for clearance to begin FW. 3 *O476 must immediately precede OT402
600 Level Courses V HS651: Administration/Health Care Delivery 2 OT640 OT402
OT640: Current Trends in Occupational Therapy Practice 2 HS651 OT402
Choice of two **:
OT660 Advanced Clinical Neurology
OT661 Cognitive Rehabilitation
OT662 Vocational Readiness
OT663 Advanced Clinical Orthopaedics
OT664 Occupational Therapy Practice in Schools
OT665 Vision, Perception, and Cognition
3 OT402
OT670 Advanced Activity Analysis and Synthesis. 3 OT402
OT675 (Manhattan Campus): Advanced OT Theory & Practice *** 3 OT402
OT695: Research I 3 OT496, OT402
VI OT649: Graduate Independent Study 2 Dictated by content of course
OT 650 Specialty Seminar (select one)**
Hand Therapy
School based
Gerontology
Adult Rehabilitation
Pediatrics
Pediatric Rehabilitation
Developmental Disabilities
Adult Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Child Psychosocial Rehabilitation
3 OT402
OT655: Advanced Clinical Reasoning 3 OT402
OT675 (Bay Shore Campus): Advanced OT Theory & Practice *** 3 OT402
OT696: Research II 3 OT695
Fieldwork OT602: Advanced fieldwork elective (8 weeks full time in elective area). All other 600 level courses must be successfully completed for clearance to begin FW. 2 OT402
OPEN HS668: Community Service OR
OT385: Service Learning in Elder Care
1 1st semester coursework




* HS 304 Human Gross Anatomy at the Bay Shore campus is taught utilizing human cadaver dissection. At the Manhattan campus, HS 305 is taught utilizing computer-generated images, physical models, and other multimedia tools.
** Availability depends on enrollment; topics will vary and may include but is not limited to: hand therapy, school-based OT, gerontology, adult rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, developmental disabilities, adult psychosocial rehabilitation, child psychosocial rehabilitation.
*** All students of the School of Health Sciences must complete a one credit independent study in Community Service to be eligible for graduation. This course may be taken at any time during the student's time at Touro; however, first semester of the first year is not recommended. OT 385 also will meet the requirement. See your advisor regarding these courses.

Program Totals for BSHS/MSOT

Total prerequisite credits60 (minimum)
Total Touro credits for BS75
Total Touro credits for MS31
Total credits for Community Service requirement1
TOTAL CREDITS 167