Curtis Kuhlman, Academic Adviser.
Students preparing for the Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy should plan to complete 96 quarter hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or more before entering the professional training. The curriculum requirements of Loma Linda University include:
CHEM 101: including Laboratory
SOCI 204: Select an additional behavioral science or Sociology course.
Select from at least three subject areas: fine arts, foreign language, literature, philosophy, or history.
High school algebra and geometry or equivalent with grade of C or better.
Physical Education (2)
To meet the minimum of 96 quarter hours. Courses in applied art, general crafts, and behavior science are recommended.
In addition to the above Loma Linda University requires: A documented minimum of 40 hours of volunteer or employee work experience in an occupational therapy department before acceptance. Occupational Therapist Assistant program also available at Loma Linda University.