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Prerequisites Information

Prerequisites for York College Matriculated Students and Transfer Students

Prerequisites for York College Matriculated Students

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Prerequisites for Transfer

York OT Admission Prerequisites for the Transfer Student:   

  • 1 Semester of Statistics (3 credits)
    • Math 111 or Psy 226
    • Must be taken within the past 10 years
  • 2 Semesters of General Biology with labs (6-10 credits)
    • Bio 201 and Bio 202
    • Anatomy & Physiology I and II may be substituted (Bio 234 and Bio 235)
    • Must be taken within the past 10 years
  • 1 Semester of General Chemistry with a Lab (3-5 credits)
    • Chem 106 and Chem 107 OR
    • Chem 108 and Chem 109
    • Must be taken within the past 10 years
  • 1 Semester of General Physics (3-4 credits)
    • Phys 140 or Phys 115 and 113        
    • Must be taken within the past 10 years
  • 1 Semester of General/Introduction Psychology (3 credits)
    • Psy 102
  • 1 Semester of Abnormal/Psychopathology Psychology (3 credits)
    • Psy 238   
  • 1-2 Semesters of Human Development/Lifespan Development Psychology* (3-6 credits)
    • Psy 214 OR 
    • Psy 215 and Psy 216
    • *If presented as Development I and II both sequences must be taken
  • 1 Semester of Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
    • Soc 101
  • In addition, the applicant must demonstrate completion of:
    • A minimum of 60 college credits ( college credits must meet requirements for fulfillment of General Education requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree) and an application for matriculated student status at York College
    • At least 50 hours of volunteer work in an Occupational Therapy setting or completion of Covid -19 alternative application
    • A minimum overall GPA of 2.9
    • All college and OT specific prerequisite course requirements with a minimum grade of C
    • Completion of a Lower Division writing course that meets requirements for fulfillment of a Bachelor’s degree

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