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  Sep 22, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Bachelor of Liberal Arts/Master of Occupational Therapy (B.L.A. to M.O.T.)


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To complete the MOT degree, students will initially obtain a BLA with a concentration in Human Occupation Studies and a University approved minor or second concentration. The BLA will be obtained upon completion of the first semester of the 4th year. Graduate coursework will begin second semester of the fourth year, and continue during the 5th year. It will culminate in a 6 month, post academic internship; the entire course of study spans 5 ½ years. Transfer students who are certified occupational therapy assistants may receive transfer credit for some of the BLA requirements depending on the articulation agreement worked out with the occupational therapy assistant program previously attended.

Requirements for the BLA to MOT


Note(s):


Complete undergraduate prerequisite courses and earn no more than two “C” or lower letter grades in each course, as follows:

Undergraduate core curriculum requirements:


See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

Upper Division Studies Requirement:


38 credit hours of upper division work, as follows:

Additional OT requirements:


6 hours of Neuroscience and Kinesiology from:


3 hours of Bioethics from:


  • PHIL 329 - Bioethics (can be taken as the required Philosophy elective course in the undergraduate core)

Note(s):


  • A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for the BLA degree; and an overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.000 must be attained.

Bachelor of Liberal Arts (BLA) to Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

First Year


First Semester


Total (16)

Second Semester


Total (16)

Second Year


First Semester


Total (18)

Second Semester


Total (18)

Third Year


First Semester


Total (17)

Total (18)

Fourth Year


Fifth Year


BLA Degree: (121 hours)


MOCT Courses: (48 hours)


MOT Degree TOTAL: (169 hours)


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