Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (4 years)

Description

Occupational Therapy is a four-year academic program of studies for an allied health profession that engages a person in occupation to facilitate activity and participation in culturally meaningful tasks, and address impairments physically and/or mentally. It uses purposeful activities that have potential benefits in achieving functional outcome. Thus, developing, improving and restoring the highest possible level of independence of any individual who is limited by physical injury or illness, cognitive impairment, psychological dysfunction, developmental or learning disability. Occupational Therapy also aims to achieve total development of individuals and the promotion of one’s mental health and physical well-being.

Program Curriculum (New)

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

There may be minor changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 1 National Service Training Program 1 0 0 3
OT 1020 Understanding Occupations 3 0 3
OT 1020L Understanding Occupations Laboratory 0 6 2
OT 1021 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy 4 0 4
OT 1021L Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy Laboratory 0 3 1
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 9 27

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
NSTP 2 National Service Training Program 2 0 0 3
OT 1022 Anatomy and Physiology for Occupational Therapy 4 0 4
OT 1023 Development of Human Occupations 1 3 0 3
OT 1023L Development of Human Occupations 1 Laboratory 0 6 2
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 6 26
Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
OT 1024 Neuroscience for Occupational Therapy 4 0 4
OT 1025 Development of Human Occupations 2 2 0 2
OT 1025L Development of Human Occupations 2 Laboratory 0 6 2
OT PD 1 Professional Development 1 3 0 3
OT RES 1 Research 1 2 0 2
OT RES 1L Research 1 Laboratory 0 3 1
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 9 28

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
LIT 1 Literature 1 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
OT 1026 Medical-Surgical Foundations for Adult Physical Dysfunction 3 0 3
OT 1027 Occupational Therapy in Adult Physical Dysfunction: Evaluation and Intervention 5 0 5
OT 1027L Occupational Therapy in Adult Physical Dysfunction: Evaluation and Intervention Laboratory 0 6 2
OT RES 2 Research 2 2 0 2
OT RES 2L Research 2 Laboratory 0 3 1
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
READ PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 9 27

 

Third Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
OT 10210 Organization and Administration in Occupational Therapy 3 0 3
OT 1028 Medical-Surgical Foundations in Pediatrics 3 0 3
OT 1029 Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics: Evaluation and Intervention 5 0 5
OT 1029L Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics: Evaluation and Intervention Laboratory 0 6 2
OT PD 2 Professional Development 2 3 0 3
OT RES 3 Research 3 0 6 2
TOTAL 17 12 21

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
OT 10211 Medical-Surgical Foundations for Adult Psychosocial Dysfunction 3 0 3
OT 10212 Occupational Therapy in Adult Psychosocial Dysfunction: Evaluation and Intervention 5 0 5
OT 10212L Occupational Therapy in Adult Psychosocial Dysfunction: Evaluation and Intervention Laboratory 0 6 2
OT 10213 Community-Based Health and Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy 3 0 3
OT 10213L Community-Based Health and Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy Laboratory 0 3 1
OT 10214 Emerging Practice in Occupational Therapy 3 0 3
OT RES 4 Research 4 0 6 2
TOTAL 17 15 22

 

Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
OT INT 1 Internship 1 0 54 18
OT SEM 1 Occupational Therapy Seminar 1 0 6 2
TOTAL 0 60 20

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
OT INT 2 Internship 2 0 54 18
OT SEM 2 Occupational Therapy Seminar 2 0 9 3
TOTAL 0 63 21

 

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effectivity: 2010-2011 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BIO 100 General Biology 3 0 3
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
CHEM 100 General Inorganic Chemistry 3 0 3
CHEM 100L General Inorganic Chemistry (Lab) 0 6 2
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino 3 0 3
LIT 101A World Literatures 3 0 3
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
SA Socio-Anthropology 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 6 26

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik 3 0 3 FIL 1
LIT 102 A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3 LIT 101A
MATH 102 Trigonometry 3 0 3 MATH 101
PHIST Philippine History 0 3 1
PHL 2/102 Logic 3 0 3
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
ZOO 101 General Zoology 3 0 3 BIO 100
ZOO 101L General Zoology (Lab) 0 6 0 BIO 100
TOTAL 24 6 26

 

Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BIOSCI 1 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 3 0 3 ZOO 101, ZOO 101L
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 2
HC 1 Health Care I 1.5 0 1.5 ZOO 101, ZOO 101L
HC 1L Health Care I (Lab) 0 3 1 ZOO 101, ZOO 101L
HETAR Health Economics w/ Taxation and Land Reform 3 0 3
HUM DEV Human Development 2 0 2 ZOO 101, ZOO 101L
OT 1A Foundations in OT I 2 0 2
OT 1AL Foundations in OT I (Lab) 0 3 1
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
TOTAL 23.5 6 25.5

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM205 Bio-organic Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
COMP 102 Computer Applications 3 0 3 MATH 102
ENG 4 Oral Communication in Context 3 0 3 ENG 2
HC 2 Health Care II 1.5 0 1.5 HC 1
HC 2L Health Care II (Lab) 0 3 1
OT 2A Foundations in OT II 3 0 3 OT 1AL, OT 1A
PHYS 201 General Physics 3 0 3 MATH 102
PHYS 201L General Physics (Lab) 0 6 2
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
SCL 3 The Social Teaching of the Church 3 0 3 PHL 5
TOTAL 22.5 9 25.5

 

Third Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ANA 1 Human Anatomy 4 0 3 BIOSCI 1
ANA 1L Human Anatomy (Lab) 0 3 1 BIOSCI 1
ANA 3 Neuroanatomy 3 0 3 BIOSCI 1
HBOT Human Behavior in OT 3 0 3 HUM DEV
HBOT L Human Behavior in OT (Lab) 0 3 1 HUM DEV
PHYSIO 1 General Psychology 4 0 4 BIOSCI 1, CHEM 205
PHYSIO 1L General Psychology (Lab) 0 3 1 BIOSCI 1, CHEM 205
PSYCS Clinical Science in Psychiatric Conditions 3 0 3 BIOSCI 1, HBOT
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 PHL 5
TSOT 1 Therapeutic Skills in OT I 2 0 2 HBOT, HUM DEV
TSOT 1L Therapeutic Skills in OT I (Lab) 0 3 1 HBOT, HUM DEV
TOTAL 22 12 26

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ANA 2 Organ System Anatomy 2 0 2 ANA1 , ANA 1L
ANA 2L Organ System Anatomy (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA1 , ANA 1L
OT 3 OT EVAL: Physical Dysfunction 3 0 3 ANA1 , ANA 1L, ANA 3, HC 2, PHYSIO 1, TSOT 1, TSOT 1L
OT 3L OT EVAL:  Physical Dysfunction (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA 1 , ANA 1L, ANA 3, HC 2, PHYSIO 1, TSOT 1, TSOT 1L
OT 4 OT Eval: Psychosocial Dysfunction 3 0 3 ANA 1 , ANA 1L, ANA 3, HBOT, HC 2, PHYSIO 1, PSYCS, TSOT 1, TSOT 1L
OT 4L OT Eval: Psychosocial Dysfunction (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA 1 , ANA 1L, ANA 3, HBOT, HC 2, PHYSIO 1, PSYCS, TSOT 1, TSOT 1L
OT ETH Ethics in Occupational Therapy 3 0 3 OT1A, OT1AL,PHL 5, SCL 3
PATHO Pathology 2 0 2 BIOSCI 1, PHYSIO 1
PHYSIO 2 Organ System Physiology 2 0 2 PHYSIO 1
PHYSIO 2L Organ System Physiology (Lab) 0 3 1 PHYSIO 1
TSOT 2 Therapeutic Skills in OT I 3 0 3 ANA1 , ANA 1L,  PHYSIO 1, TSOT 1, TSOT 1L
TSOT 2L Therapeutic Skills in OT I (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA1 , ANA 1L,  PHYSIO 1, TSOT 1, TSOT 1L
TOTAL 17 18 23

 

Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ANA 4 Applied Kinesiology 3 0 3 ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3
ANA 4L Applied Kinesiology (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3
CE 1 Clinical Education 1 0 1 ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3, OT 3, OT 3L, OT 5, OT 5L, OT ETH, PATHO, PHYSIO 2, PHYSIO 2L, TSOT 2, TSOT 2L
MSURG 1 General Medical / Surgical Conditions 1 3 0 3 ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3, PATHO, PHYSIO 2, PHYSIO 2L
MSURG 2 Neurology 3 0 3 ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3, PATHO, PHYSIO 2, PHYSIO 2L
OT 5 Therapeutic Approaches in OT 1 0 3 1 ANA 3, OT 4, OT 4L, TSOT 2, TSOT 2L
OT 5L Therapeutic Approaches in OT 1 (Lab) 3 0 3 ANA 3, OT 4, OT 4L, TSOT 2, TSOT 2L
OT 6 Therapeutic Approaches in OT 2 3 0 3  ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3, OT 3, OT 3L, PATHO, PHYSIO 2, PHYSIO 2L, TSOT 2, TSOT 2L
OT 6L Therapeutic Approaches in OT 2 (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3, OT 3, OT 3L, PATHO, PHYSIO 2, PHYSIO 2L, TSOT 2, TSOT 2L
RESMETH 1 Research Methodology I 3 0 3 ANA 2, ANA 2L, ANA 3, OT 3, OT 3L, OT 4, OT 4L, OT ETH, PATHO, PHYSIO 2, PHYSIO 2L, TSOT 2, TSOT 2L
TOTAL 19 9 22

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CE 2 Clinical Education II 1 3 2 CE 1, OT 7, OT 7L, OT 8, OT 8L
MSURG 3 General Medical / Surgical Conditions III 2 0 2 MSURG 1, MSURG 2
ORG & ADM Organization and Administration 0 6 2 CE 1, MSURG 1, MSURG 2, OT 5, OT 5L, OT 6, OT 6L
OT 7 Therapeutic Approaches IN OT 3 3 0 3 ANA 4L, MSURG 2, OT 6, OT 6L
OT 7L Therapeutic Approaches IN OT 3 (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA 4L, MSURG 1, MSURG 2, OT 6, OT 6L
OT 8 Therapeutic Approaches in OT 4 3 0 3 ANA 4L, MUSRG 1, MSURG 2, OT 3, OT 3L, OT 5, OT 5L
OT 8L Therapeutic Approaches in OT 4 (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA 4L, MSURG 1, MSURG 2, OT 3, OT 3L, OT 5, OT 5L
OT 9 OT in Community Health 2 0 2 ANA 4L, MSURG 1, MSURG 2, OT 5, OT 5L, OT 6, OT 6L, OT 7, OT 7L, OT 8, OT 8L
OT 9L OT in Community Health (Lab) 0 3 1 ANA 4L, MSURG 1, MSURG 2, OT 5, OT 5L, OT 6, OT 6L, OT 7, OT 7L, OT 8, OT 8L
PHAR Pharmacology 2 0 2 PHYSIO 2, PHYSIO 2L
RESMETH 2 Research Methodology 2 3 3 RESMETH 1
TOTAL 19 15 24

 

Fifth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
INTERN 1 Clinical Internship I * * * CE 2, MSURG 2, ORG & ADM, OT 7, OT 7L, OT 8, OT 8L, OT 9, OT 9L, PHAR, RESMETH 2
SEM 1 Seminar I 2 0 2 CE 2, MSURG 3, ORG & ADM, OT 7, OT 7L, OT 8, OT 8L, OT 9, OT 9L, PHAR, RESMETH 2
RESWRT 1 Research Writing 1 0 3 1 CE 2, MSURG 3, ORG & ADM, OT 7, OT 7L, OT 8, OT 8L, OT 9, OT 9L, PHAR, RESMETH 2
TOTAL 2 0 3

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
INTERN 2 Clinical Internship II  * * * INTERN 1
SEM 2 Seminar II 2 0 2 SEM 1
RESWRT 2 Research Writing II 0 3 1 RESWRT 1
TOTAL 2 3 3

 

Career Opportunities

Occupational Therapist Teacher Pediatric Therapist Researcher

Identity

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs):

SERVANT LEADER

— Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church and the environment.

— Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life

— Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR

— Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction

— Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics

— Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER

— Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions

— Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues

— Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach

LIFELONG LEARNER

— Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development

— Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization

— Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges

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