First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 106 (Foundations of Human Occupation) 3 credits
  • English 101 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • Biology 121 (Biology I) 5 credits
  • Computer Information Systems 120 (Introduction to Microcomputers) 3 credits
  • Psychology 201 (General Psychology) 3 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Biology 226 (Human Structure & Function I) 4 credits
  • Sociology 201 (Introduction to the Study of Society) 3 credits
  • Psychology 207 or Child Development 101 (Child Psychology or Human Growth and Development I) 4 credits
  • Psychology 222, Social Service 102 or Child Development 102 (Adult Development and Aging, Introduction to Gerontology or Human Growth and Development II) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 107 (Occupations of Childhood) 5 credits
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 108 (Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant I) 2 credits
  • Biology 227 (Human Structure & Function II) 4 credits

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 109 (Occupations of Adolescence and Early Adulthood) 5 credits
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 110 (Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant II) 2 credits

Third Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 209 (Occupations of Middle Adulthood) 5 credits
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 210 (Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant III) 2 credits
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 211 (Special Topics for the Occupational Therapy Assistant I) 3 credits 

Spring Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 212 (Occupations of Later Adulthood) 5 credits
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 213 (Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant IV) 2 credits
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 214 (Special Topics for the Occupational Therapy Assistant II) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (City Colleges of Chicago)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 215 (Fieldwork Level 2A/Professional Seminar) 6 credits
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 216 (Fieldwork Level 2B/Professional Seminar) 6 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101 (Transfer Success Course) 1 credit
  • HSAD 351 (Introduction to Health Services) 3 credits
  • OLED 335 (Organizational Change) 3 credits
  • MATH 110 or 121 (Quantitative Literacy or College Algebra) 3 credits
  • HSAD 363 (Health Disparities) 3 credits
  • ENGL 102 (Composition II) 3 credits

Fifth Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • COMM 101 (Public Speaking) 3 credits
  • HSAD 250 (Public Health Issues) 3 credits
  • OLED 320 (Introduction to Organizational Communication) 3 credits
  • MATH 217 (Elementary Statistics) 3 credits
  • Physical Science Course (Any Physical Science Course) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 370 (Healthcare Budgeting & Reporting) 3 credits
  • HSAD 353 (Medical Ethics and the Law) 3 credits
  • HSAD 365 (Health Informatics) 3 credits
  • Humanities Course 3 credits
  • Humanities Course 3 credits

Sixth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 360 (intraprofessional Teams) 3 credits
  • HSAD 352 (Healthcare Policy) 3 credits
  • DSIT 103 (Introduction to Data Science) 3 credits
  • HSAD 390 or 399 (Capstone or Internship) 3 credits
  • Humanities Course 3 credits

Grade of C or higher required for major courses.

CCC: Some courses listed may require pre-requisites, please see your advisor.

As a 84 credit AAS, RU's ideas course requirement is waived and the two course experiential requirement is reduced to one course.

The HSAD major consists of 7 required courses (21 credit hours), 3 required major elective courses (9 credit hours), and 1 capstone/experiential course (3 credit hours). The menu of electives in the major are subject to change. Please see your RU advisor to determine offerings.  You may participate in a HSAD capstone course or internship even if you transfer in your experiential requirements.  See your RU advisor for details.

HSAD coursework can begin in either fall or spring semester.