Curriculum Overview


 

The Rocky Mountain College, Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) is a 9 semester, 3 year on-campus program.

Year 1 - Introductory Courses - 42 credits
Year 2 - Evaluation and Intervention Courses - 43 credits
Year 3 - Level 2 Fieldwork/Clinical Rotations and Capstone Experience - 30 credits
Total Credits: 115


Curriculum - Year 1

Spring-Semester (17 credits)

  • OTD 500-Introduction to Occupational Therapy (3)
  • OTD 502-Theoretical Approaches in Occupational Therapy (2)
  • OTD 504-Functional Anatomy and Movement Sciences (6)
  • OTD 506-Development and Disability Across the Lifespan (3)
  • OTD 508-Seminar Series 1 - IPE, Occupations of Agriculturally-based Communities, Introduction to Teaching, Learning and Entrepreneurship (3)

Summer-Semester (10 credits)

  • OTD 510-Neuroscience in Occupational Therapy (4)
  • OTD 512-Activity Analysis in Occupational Therapy (2)
  • OTD 514-Occupational Performance Across the Lifespan: Assessment and Evaluation (4)

Fall-Semester (15 credits)

  • OTD 516-Understanding Children as Occupational Beings (4)
  • OTD 518-Occupational Science and Research I (3)
  • OTD 520-Level 1 Fieldwork I - Pediatric Placement (1)
  • OTD 522-Assistive Technologies in Occupational Therapy (4)
  • OTD 524-Seminar Series 2 - IPE, Occupations of Agriculturally-based Communities, Introduction to Teaching, Learning and Entrepreneurship (3)

Curriculum - Year 2

Spring-Semester (15 credits)

  • OTD 600-Understanding Adults as Occupational Beings (4)
  • OTD 602-Level 1 Fieldwork II - Adult-based Placement (1)
  • OTD 604-Occupational Science and Research II (3)
  • OTD 607-Health and Wellbeing in occupational science (4)
  • OTD 608-Seminar Series 3 - IPE, Occupations of Agriculturally-based Communities, Teaching, Learning and Entrepreneurship (3)

Summer-Semester (11 credits)

  • OTD 612-Management and Policy Development (3)
  • OTD 614-Leadership in the Profession of Occupational Therapy (3)
  • OTD 616-Teaching Practicum I (3)
  • OTD 626-Professional Development Portfolio (Section 1) (2)

Fall-Semester (17 credits)

  • OTD 618-Occupational Therapy in Mental Health (4)
  • OTD 620-Level 1 Fieldwork III - Mental Health / Psychosocial Placement (1)
  • OTD 622-Teaching Practicum II (3)
  • OTD 624-Seminar Series 4 - IPE, Occupations of Agriculturally-based Communities, Introduction to Teaching, Learning and Entrepreneurship (3)
  • OTD 626-Professional Development Portfolio (Section 2) (2)
  • OTD 628 Clinical Reasoning and Evidenced-based Practice (4)

Curriculum - Year 3

Spring-Semester (9 credits)

  • OTD 700-Level 2 Fieldwork in Occupational Therapy I (9)

Summer-Semester (9 credits)

  • OTD 702-Level 2 Fieldwork in Occupational Therapy II (9)

Fall-Semester (12 credits)

  • OTD 704-Doctoral Practicum (10)
  • OTD 706-Practicum Evaluation and Dissemination (2)