Prerequisite and Core Courses for Associate Degree Students (COTAs)
Sequence of Required Courses
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).