B.S. Health Science, Accelerated Pre-Occupational Therapy Concentration

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.S. in Health Science.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1153 or MATH 1153P3
Objective 46
Objective 5 - BIOL 1101/BIOL 1101L and CHEM 11017
Objective 6 - SOC 11016
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 9 - ANTH 2237 or ANTH 2238 or ANTH 22393
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

Choose one of the following:4
Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
(BIOL 3301 has a prerequisite of BIOL 1101 or BIOL 2227, either of which will partially fulfill Objective 5.)
BIOL 3301 & BIOL 3301L are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for any students interested in pursuing professional degrees in chiropractic, dentistry, allopathic and osteopathic medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, and veterinary studies.
DHS 4426Evidence Based Research in Health Sciences3
CPH 2200Promoting Wellness3
Choose one of the following:2
Medical Terminology and Communication
Medical Terminology
Professional Competencies - Choose one of the following:3
Leadership and Policy
Health Law and Bioethics
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Ethics
Ethical Issues in Healthcare Law and Policy
Health Care Competencies- Choose one of the following:3
Advanced Global Health
Community and Public Health
Global Health and Policy
US Health System
Sociology of Health and Illness
Communication Competencies - Choose one of the following:2-3
Groups and Communication
Communication Inquiry
Conflict Management
Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions
Health Behavior Change Theory and Application
Patient Education Skills
Communication Strategies in Community and Public Health
Basic Addiction Treatment Skills
Professional and Technical Writing
Diversity Competencies - Choose one of the following:0-3
Some courses in this group also fulfill one of the three previous competency areas. The credits for these courses are not counted twice if the course was chosen to complete an earlier core area.
American Indian Health Issues
Anthropology of Global Health
Topics in Medical Anthropology
Clinical Medical Anthropology
Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions
Patient Education Skills
Survey of Aging Issues
Health Law and Bioethics
Spanish for Health Care I
Critical Analysis of Social Diversity
Total Credits20-24

***Apply to the Pre-Occupational Therapy Accelerated Program during fall semester of junior year.***

Concentration Requirements

Choose one of the following courses in Anthropology:3
Peoples and Cultures of the Old World (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Peoples and Cultures of the New World (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Latino Peoples and Cultures (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Cultural Anthropology (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)
BIOL 1101
Biology I
and Biology I Lab (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)
BIOL 3302
Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
CHEM 1101Introduction to Chemistry (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)3
ENGL 1101Writing and Rhetoric I (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 1)3
or ENGL 1101P Writing and Rhetoric I Plus
MATH 1153Statistical Reasoning (Satisfies General Education Objective 3)3
or MATH 1153P Statistical Reasoning Plus
PSYC 2225Child Development3
PSYC 3301Abnormal Psychology3
SOC 1101Introduction to Sociology (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)3
5 additional courses (3 credits each) from economics, education, ethics, fine arts, foreign language, history, humanities, literature, and philosophy15
Students must complete all Pre-Occupational Therapy Concentration courses with a grade of "C" or higher.
Total Credits44

Pre-Professional Year (if accepted into the program)  

PTOT 4402Clinical Neuroscience5
PTOT 4481Fieldwork Seminar I: Intro to Fieldwork1
PTOT 4407Professional Behaviors Seminar1
PTOT 4406Analysis of Human Movement Through Activity4
PTOT 4412Professional Communication2
PTOT 4413Occupational Therapy Profession3
PTOT 4421Self-Exploration in Occupation3
PTOT 4422Occupational Performance3
PTOT 4442Occupational Performance Laboratory1
BIOL 4474Human Anatomy Occupational and Physical Therapy5
Total Credits28

Degree Totals 

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Core Requirements (Required General Education credits removed)20-24
Concentration Requirements (Required General Education credits removed)25
Pre-Professional Year (if accepted into program)29
Upper Division Electives0
Free Electives9-5
Total Credits120

 ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)