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Preparation for Health Pre-Professional Program, PHPD
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The Preparation for Health Pre-Professional Program was designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college/university who wish to complete the prerequisite courses for a graduate level pre-professional program such as the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. These courses provide a strong foundation in the physiological and social sciences which is critical for the health sciences careers.

A grade of C or better must be earned on each prerequisite course to show proficiency.

* BIOL221, BIOL221L, BIOL222, and BIOL222L must have been completed within 5 years of application to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program.

Courses*32 cr.
BIOL221Anatomy and Physiology I3 cr.
BIOL221LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab1 cr.
BIOL222Anatomy and Physiology II3 cr.
BIOL222LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab1 cr.
COMM120Presentation Techniques3 cr.
ENGL110Advanced Composition3 cr.
HLTH110Medical Terminology3 cr.
PSYC101Introductory Psychology3 cr.
PSYC201Abnormal Psychology3 cr.
PSYC303Psychosocial Health Concerns3 cr.
SOCY101 or SOSC201Introductory Sociology or Diversity in Society3 cr.
STAT219 or STAT220Introduction to Biostatistics or Introduction to Statistics3 cr.