Prerequisite and Core Courses for Associate Degree Students (COTAs)

Pre-OT Year

Sequence of Required Courses

First Semester

Total Credits 13

BIO 211

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

PSY 290

Psychopathology

3

ENG

Core

3

HIS

Core

3

Second Semester

Total Credits 10

BIO 212

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

PHL

Core

3

RLS

Core

3

Summer

Total Credits 10

MTH 115

Statistics

3

PHY 117

Physics Introduction I

4

FA

Core

3

Associate Degree students (COTAs): After admission to the program: first year consists of completing prerequisite courses (Physics, API, APII, Stats, Psychopathology, and all required core (English, History, PHL, FA, English) courses. Core courses (English, History, Philosophy, Fine Arts and Religion) must be taken at Misericordia University. Core courses cannot be transferred from another school. See policy below regarding prerequisite courses.

Bachelor Degree Students and Associate Degree Students start the OT curriculum once all prerequisite courses have been completed. Associate Degree students must complete the first year of core and prerequisite courses (outlined above).