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Pre-Occupational Therapy Assistant - AA

Natural Science, Social Science & Mathematics

Contact: Tricia PARAMORE paramoret@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3438
Department Chair: Tricia PARAMORE paramoret@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3438

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3

Basic principles of composition, drawing and color theory emphasizing increasing awareness of the variety of visual expression from viewing works of art from past and present; hands-on experience in composition, color and drawing.

BI101 General Biology 4

Basic biological principles and their relationship to humans. General education course for non-science majors. Not open to students with credit in any other college biology course except with department recommendation. This course is not recommended for individuals with an interest in majoring in science. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory each week.

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6

Basic structure and function of the human body. Four hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.
Pre-Reqs: BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112, or BI100 Bas Cncpt for AH Studies with a grade of C or better

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

EN102 English Composition II 3

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units.
Pre-Reqs: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

HR105 Medical Terminology 3

Elements of medical language including common abbreviations. Emphasis is placed on spelling, pronunciation, correct usage, and meaning relating to body systems, medical science, and medical specialties.

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3

Microcomputers and various software applications; hardware and software selection, integration, and implementation; fundamentals of operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and computer problem solving.

MA106 College Algebra 3

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Pre-Reqs: Accuplacer Math Score of 81+, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher

PL104 Ethics 3

The dynamics of moral decision-making with consideration of major ethical systems and their biblical, theological and philosophical foundations.

PS100 General Psychology 3

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3

A survey of the theories of and current research into the psychological development of individuals from birth to death focusing on the progressive changes experienced in the physical, cognitive and social-emotional domains of life.
Pre-Reqs: PS100 General Psychology

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3

Mental abnormalities and minor maladjustments, their causes and methods of treatment; an approach to understanding one's self.
Pre-Reqs: PS100 General Psychology

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3

This course involves the study of communication in human relationships with emphasis on the patterns and processes of face-to-face communication. The study of interpersonal communication is important for anyone who wants to learn better methods of building meaningful relationships with a spouse, colleague, supervisor or friend. The course stresses how to become a more effective and competent communicator by its analysis of personal communication goals, communication barriers, relational breakdowns, and conf lict scenarios. Features include structural experiences, readings from special studies, group interaction, and personal feedback exercises. Written and oral presentations are fundamental to the course objectives.

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

SO201 Social Problems 3

Problems of personal, social disorganization; adolescence, juvenile delinquency, crime, mental illness, unemployment and family instability; methods of prevention and treatment.
Pre-Reqs: SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology

English Composition I Option EN100/EN101 3
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

Humanities Options 3
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

IT101 Italian I 5.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Electives

Additional Credits Required - 8

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