University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Redesigning Lives Globally
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Occupational Science Minor Courses

Minor courses

Discover the future of healthy living today!

OT 220: Introduction to Occupational Therapy* Just 2 units!

Mondays 12:00 - 1:50pm or Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:50pm
Learn how to make the most of your college life and create a healthy living environment to maximize your potential.

*This 2-unit course is provided for students interested in learning more about occupational science without completing the full OS Minor. OT 220 is not available for credit towards the minor.

OT 250: Introduction to Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

TTh 11:00am - 12:20pm or TTh 3:30 - 4:50pm
What you choose to do or not do, instant by instant, day by day, and year by year, shapes who you will become and how healthy you will be. Develop your expertise in life design, beginning with your own.

OT 251: Across the Lifespan: Occupations, Health and Disability

Mondays 9:30am - 12:20pm
Explore the power of occupation and its ability to be transformative throughout the lifespan for all individuals.

OT 310: Creativity Workshop Just 2 units!

Mondays 10:00-11:50 am, Wednesdays 12:00-1:50pm or Fridays 10:00 - 11:50am
Explore your creative side while you discover what you have in common with famous writers, cartoonists, performers, and artists.

OT 312: Creating a Sustainable Lifestyle Just 2 units!

Wednesdays 10:00-11:50am
Scientists and policy-makers advocate lifestyle changes as crucial to solving today’s climate challenges. Investigate the everyday habits that promote both environmental sustainability and personal well-being.

OT 330: Perspectives on the Daily Life of Families

TTh 9:30 - 10:50am or Wednesdays 6:00-8:50pm
Learn about the importance of connections, cultures, and histories while you reflect on your own family, and find out how even simple activities, such as a meal teogehter, can reinforce and build families.

OT 340: Occupational Foundations of Human-Animal Interaction New course!

Wednesdays 3:30 - 6:20pm
Learn why a dog really is man’s best friend. Explore how interactions with companion animals can expand human capacity for action and contribute to health and well-being.

OT 360: Creating the Self through Narrative: Acts of Life Story Production

MW 10:00 - 11:50am
Learn how the stories you tell about yourself, your friends, your family, and your experiences not only describe who you are, but connect you to others and make you unique.

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