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Idaho State University Master of Occupational Therapy (BA or BS/MOT) Cooperative Program

The dual-degree program in Occupational Therapy is a 3-3 course of study in which students undertake the PEAK curriculum and prerequisite studies for three years (under ordinary circumstances) at the C of I, and then articulate into the graduate program in Occupational Therapy at ISU. After two successful years in the ISU program, students will earn the BS degree from C of I. Upon completion of the program, students will earn the Master of Occupational Therapy degree from ISU. Students will complete at least 93 credits at C of I, with a major in dual-degree Occupational Therapy. Students undertaking this program will receive credit for completing all four PEAKs, for its prerequisites require considerable engagement in all PEAK categories. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all areas of the prerequisite courses, with no grade lower than a B, and must apply to the ISU program by December 15th of their junior year to ensure early acceptance into the program for qualified applicants. Students must also meet the minimum score requirement on either the GRE exam or the Miller Analogy Test, and complete at least 40 hours of experience under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist, before making application. College of Idaho students will have up to three (3) dedicated admission seats for the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program each year for students completing the dual degree program. Students who complete this dual-degree program will earn the BS from The College of Idaho and the MOT from Idaho State University.

Course Course Title Credits

PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS
To be completed at The College of Idaho


BIOLOGY (16 credits)

BIO-201

Molecules to Cells and Laboratory

4

BIO-202

Organismal Biology and Laboratory

4

BIO-303

Human Anatomy and Laboratory*

4

BIO-304

Human Physiology and Laboratory*

4


CHEMISTRY (4 credits)

 

CHE-141

General Chemistry I and Laboratory

4


PHYSICS (4 credits, 8 recommended)

 

PHY-231 or
PHY-271

General Physics and Laboratory or
Analytical Physics I and Laboratory

4


MATH (3 credits)

 

MAT-150 or
MAT-212

Applied Calculus (MAT-112 may substitute) or
Advanced Statistical Methods

4
3


SOCIAL AND BEHAVORIAL SCIENCES (12 credits)

 

ATH-101

Cultural Anthropology

3

PSY-100

General Psychology

3

PSY-201

Introduction to Developmental Psychology

3

PSY-340 or
PSY-341

Psychology of Child Development or
Psychology of Adolescent Development

3

PSY-404

Abnormal Psychology

3

SOC-100

Introduction to Sociology

3


SPEECH COMMUNICATION (3 credits)

 

SPE-101 or
SPE-201

Basic Public Speaking or
Foundations of Oral Communication

3


Other Required Courses: A Minor of at least 15 credits in one of the following fields:

Fine Arts

 

Philosophy

 

Literature

 

Foreign Language (Humanities)

Please note that ISU only accepts a maximum of 8 credits in religion; therefore the Religion Minor is not a viable option to fulfill the Humanities/Fine Arts PEAK.

*Note: These courses must be taken at The College of Idaho