Occupational Therapy Program within the Biology Degree

The Occupational Therapy Program at Iowa Wesleyan University prepares students to pursue graduate work to become an occupational therapist.

Students seeking an Occupational Therapy Program will earn a biology degree that provides a foundation in the study of living organisms — a field that offers a variety of options for graduates. Careers in biology often require research, communication, teamwork, time management, and computer skills. A biology major at Iowa Wesleyan combines scientific and research abilities with critical thinking and communication skills.

Occupational Therapy Concentration Requirements:

Required Courses
Complete all of the following

  • BIO 241 & 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • PHYS 210 General Physics I
  • PE 352 Kinesiology
  • PE 484 Physiology of Exercise
  • PSYC 251 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 361 Abnormal Psychology OR
  • PSYC 382 Biopsychology
  • PSYC Elective (300-level or higher)
  • NUR 182 Foundations of Nursing Assisting OR
  • NUR 200 Introduction to Health Care Terminology
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology

Biology Requirements:

  • All concentrations are required to complete the core biology classes
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