College of Health Professions


Occupational Science (Sc.D.)

Course Descriptions

The following graduate-level courses are offered in occupational science. Graduate-level courses are numbered 500-899. Information about course offerings and programs of study is published online and in print each year in the Graduate Catalog.

OCTH 570 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (1.00 units)
Designed to explore topics of special interest in the theory and practice of occupational therapy. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units.

OCTH 603 ISSUES IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (3.00 units)
Analysis of current issues in occupational therapy. Prerequisite: Admission to Occupational Therapy master's program.

OCTH 604 ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL EDUCATION (3.00 units)
College/university teaching and clinical supervision strategies for the preparation of professionals in clinical disciplines. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

OCTH 610 DATA ANALYSIS IN OCCUPATION-BASED RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE (3.00 units)
In depth examination of quantitative and qualitative data in health related literature and application of data analysis procedures in occupation-based research: Prerequisites: Consent of department.

OCTH 611 ADVANCED THEORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF OCCUPATION (3.00 units)
Analysis of the theories and philosophical assumptions underlying occupation. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

OCTH 613 ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS IN OCCUPATION BASED PRACTICE (3.00 units)
Application of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

OCTH 670 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (1.00 units)
Study of selected topics in occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Vary with each topic, consent of instructor.

OCTH 678 ASSESSMENT THROUGHOUT THE LIFESPAN (3.00 units)
Examination, selection, administration, and evaluation of a variety of measurement tools used in Occupational Therapy Practice. Prerequisites: OCTH 319, OCTH 320; co-requisite OCTH 326; consent of department. Lab/Class fee will be assessed.

OCTH 691 DIRECTED READINGS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (1.00 units)
Guided review of literature to explore in-depth subjects related to occupational therapy theory and practice. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

OCTH 692 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1.00 units)
In-depth investigation specific to area of interest in occupational therapy. Prerequisite: Consent of Department.

OSC 742 ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION OF OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (3.00 units)
Examination of the historical perspective of occupational science and occupational engagement. Prerequisite: OCTH 611.

OSC 744 PARTICIPATION AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF PEOPLE IN THEIR CONTEXT (3.00 units)
Examination of theories and research for analyzing the occupations and quality of life of people within their socio-cultural context.

OSC 746 PARTICIPATION AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN COMMUNITIES AND POPULATIONS (3.00 units)
Examination of participation and quality of life of communities and populations from an occupational science perspective. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

OSC 770 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (1.00 units)
Explore topics of special interest in occupational science theory and research. Prerequisite: Consent of Post-Professional Program Director.

OSC 775 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (1.00 units)
Explore topics of special interest in occupational science theory and research. Prerequisites: Consent of Post-Professional Program Director.

OSC 776 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (1.00 units)
Explore topics of special interest in occupational science theory and research. Prerequisites: Consent of Post-Professional Program Director.

OSC 777 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (1.00 units)
Explore topics of special interest in occupational science theory and research. Prerequisites: Consent of Post-Professional Program Director.

OSC 778 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (1.00 units)
Explore topics of special interest in occupational science theory and research. Prerequisites: Consent of Post-Professional Program Director.

OSC 779 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (1.00 units)
Explore topics of special interest in occupational science theory and research. Prerequisites: Consent of Post-Professional Program Director.

OSC 890 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH: OCCUPATION AND LIFE NARRATIVE (3.00 units)
Qualitative methods used in the study of occupation and other related social sciences. Prerequisites: OCTH 611, OCTH 613, or consent of instructor.

OSC 891 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (1.00 units)
In depth investigation and development of scholarly product. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Special permit required. Prerequisites: Consent of post professional program director.

OSC 892 DIRECTED READINGS IN OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE (3.00 units)
Readings in selected topic in occupational science. Prerequisites: At least one 700 level OSC course and consent of post professional director. Special permit required.

OSC 895 APPLIED PROJECT; EVERYDAY LIFE AND DIMENSIONS OF OCCUPATION (3.00 units)
Design and implementation of an applied research project in occupation that has the potential to be developed into a dissertation topic. Prerequisites: OSC 742, 744, 746, 890, and other 700 or above quantitative statistics course. Majors only, permit required.

OSC 997 OSC DISSERTATION (1.00 units)
Design, implementation and documentation of focused study of applied occupation in community systems. Will be repeated for a maximum of 12 total credits. Permit required. Prerequisite: OSC Applied Project.

OSC 999 DISSERTATION CONTINUUM (1.00 units)
Continuing work toward the completion of the dissertation. Permit required. S/U Grading.

 


 

 

 

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