BS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

BS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

BS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy is a four-year program that produces client-centered health professionals who are concerned with promoting health and well-being, with the primary goal of engaging individuals and population in occupation to facilitate participation in culturally meaningful activities and tasks, and address physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems.   The program culminates in a one-year internship program that allows students to work hand in hand with clients of all ages to increase independence, enhance development, and/or prevent disability through their involvement in activities that are therapeutically designed to promote occupational performance. They also work with different communities and organizations to enable just and inclusive society for all in order to facilitate the realization of one’s potential in leading an independent, productive and satisfying life.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Occupational therapy consultant or clinician in diverse facility-based and community-based practice settings such as hospitals, clinics, day and rehabilitation centers, community mental health centers, skilled nursing facilities, home  health care, school systems and special education programs, industry and private enterprises
  2. Educator and researcher in the academe
  3. Clinical Educator
  4. Consultant in government/non-government agencies advising in the areas of health promotion, disability prevention/management, accessibility, vocation/health planning, rehabilitation program and inclusive development, and advocacy building and sustainable livelihood for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 1 NSTP 1 0 0 3
OT 1020 Understanding Occupations 3 6 5
OT 1021 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy 4 3 5
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 19 18 25

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 0 3
OT 1022 Anatomy and Physiology for Occupational Therapy 4 0 4
OT 1023 Development of Human Occupations 1 3 6 5
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 15 26
SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
OT 1024 Neuroscience for Occupational Therapy 4 0 4
OT 1025 Development of Human Occupations 2 2 6 4
OT PD 1 Professional Development 1 3 0 3
OT RES 1 Research 1 2 3 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 9 28

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
OT 1026 Medical-Surgical Foundations for Adult Physical Dysfunction 3 0 3
OT 1027 Occupational Therapy in Adult Physical Dysfunction: Evaluation and Intervention 5 6 7
OT RES 2 Research 2 2 3 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 9 27
THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
OT 10210 Organization and Administration in Occupational Therapy 3 0 3
OT 1028 Medical-Surgical Foundations in Pediatrics 3 0 3
OT 1029 Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics: Evaluation and Intervention 5 6 7
OT PD 2 Professional Development 2 3 0 3
OT RES 3 Research 3 0 6 2
TOTAL 22 12 26

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 3 Professional Elective 3 3 0 3
OT 10211 Medical-Surgical Foundations for Adult Psychosocial Dysfunction 3 0 3
OT 10212 Occupational Therapy in Adult Psychosocial Dysfunction: Evaluation and Intervention 3 0 3
OT 10213 Community-Based Health and Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy 3 3 4
OT 10214 Emerging Practice in Occupational Therapy 3 0 3
OT RES 4 Research 4 0 6 2
TOTAL 13 15 18
FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
OT INT 1 Internship 1 0 0 18
OT SEM 1 Occupational Therapy Seminar 1 0 6 2
TOTAL 0 6 20

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
OT INT 2 Internship 2 0 0 18
OT SEM 2 Occupational Therapy Seminar 2 0 0 3
TOTAL 0 0 21

 

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