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Suggested Prerequisite Course Listing for Area Schools

Course equivalents by University

This tool is designed to help you find the University of Utah equivalent of courses taken at 11 area Colleges and Universities. If you do not see your school listed or have questions please contact the OT advisor.

BYU, BYU-Idaho, Utah Tech, SLCC, Snow, SUU

Prerequisite BYU BYU-Idaho Utah Tech (Dixie) SLCC Snow SUU
Anatomy1
(within last 5 yrs)
CELL 220 or CELL 210 BIO 264 BIOL 2320 & 2325 BIOL 2320 & 2325 BIOL 2320 & 2325 BIOL 2320 & 2325
Physiology1 CELL 305 BIO 265 BIOL 2420 & 2425 BIOL 2420 & 2425 BIOL 2420 & 2425 BIOL 2420 & 2425
Kinesiology or
Biomechanics or
Physics1
EXSC 362 or PHSCS 105 & lab 107 HRHP 359 or PH 105 PEHR 3730 or PHYS 2010 EXSC 2200 or PHYS 2010 & 2015 PHYS 2010 & 2015 PE 3060 or PHYSICS 2010 & 2015
Human Development through Lifespan PSYCH 220 or PSYCH 320 & 321 & 322 PSYCH 201 or ESS 320 PSY 1100 or FCS 1500 PSY 1100 or FHS 1500 HFST 1500 or PSY 1110 FLHD 1500 or PSY 1100
Abnormal Psych PSYCH 342 PSYCH 342 PSY 3400 PSY 2300 No course PSY 4310

Sociology or 
Anthropology or
Health Ed or
Special Ed or
Gerontology

( 2 courses)

Any course from  these subject areas. Any SOC or ANTH or HS 351 or HS 340 or HS 331 Any SOC or ANTH or HUM 3030 Any SOC or ANTH  or HLTH 1110 or EDU 1400 Any SOC or ANTH or SPED 2030 or EDUC 2400 Any SOC or ANTH 

Statistics

 

STAT 121 or PSYCH 308 or SOC 306 MATH 221C PSY 3000 or MATH 3400 MATH 1040 or 2040 MATH 1040 or 2040 PSY 3010 or SOC 4810
Medical Terminology NURS 102 or LAT 123 HS 280 HLOC 1000 MA 1100 or HIT 1100 HESC 1050 SCI 1010
Studio Arts (grade not required) One course in an area of arts or crafts (painting, pottery, knitting, woodworking, etc). Art history, music, theater, photography, dance or survey classes will not count as fulfilling this prerequisite. Class must be at least 16 hours in length.

U of U, USU/USUE, UVU, WSU and Westminster

Prerequisite U of U USU/USUE UVU Weber Westminster
Anatomy1
(within last 5 yrs)
BIOL 2325 BIOL 2320 ZOOL 2320 ZOOL 2100 or HTHS LS1110 BIOL 103
Physiology1 BIOL 2420 BIOL 2420 ZOOL 2420 ZOOL 2200 or HTHS 1111 BIOL 104
Kinesiology or
Biomechanics or
Physics1
KINES 3092 or KINES 3093 or PHYS 2010 & 2015 KIN 2650 or KIN 3250 or PHYS 2010 EXSC 3500 or PHYS 2010 & 2015 ESS 3450 or PHYS 2010 & 2019 PHYS 151
Human Development through Lifespan FCS 1500 or NURS 2100 or KINES 3551 or PSY 3215 & 3220 & 3230 FCHD 1500 PSY 1100 CHF 1500 PSYC 203
Abnormal Psych PSYCH 2300 PSY 3210 PSY 3400 PSY 3010 PSYC 362

Sociology or 
Anthropology or
Health Ed or
Special Ed or
Gerontology

( 2 courses)

Any SOC or ANTH or HEDU 3XXX or SPED or GERON or ETHNC or FCS 3450 or NUIP 3620 or PSY 3460

(may fill DV, HF or IR)

Any SOC or ANTH or FCHD 4240 Any SOC or ANTH or HLTH 2600
or 2800 or 3XXX or EDSP 3400
Any SOC or  ANTH Any SOC or  ANTH

Statistics

 

PSYC 3000 or FCS 3210 or SBS 3000 or SOC 3112 or PRT 3780 or MATH 1070 SOC 3120 or PSY 3010 or STAT 2000 or PEP 4400 BESC 3010 or EXSC 3400 or STAT 2040 PSY 3600 or ESS 3600 or SOC 3600 or GERT 3600 MATH 150
Medical Terminology HEDU 3030 or PRT 3330 NDFS 2600 HLTH 1300 or 2300 HTHS 1101 No course
Studio Arts (grade not required) One course in an area of arts or crafts (painting, pottery, knitting, woodworking, etc). Art history, music, theater, photography, dance or survey classes will not count as fulfilling this prerequisite. Class must be at least 16 hours in length.

 

Notes

[1] Biomechanics/Kinesiology/Physics and EITHER Anatomy or Physiology must be complete and graded by Dec. 31 of the application year.

All prerequisite coursework must be completed by the end of spring semester (around May) prior to starting the program in the fall. OT prerequisite courses may NOT be taken the summer immediately preceding the start of the OT program.

This information is subject to change without notice or obligation. Students are urged to make contact with their Academic Advisor prior to registering for a prerequisite course.