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Prerequisite Courses Offered at USM

All prerequisite courses for the MOT program can be completed at the University of Southern Maine. Please note that many courses are offered every semester (including summer) though some are only offered once per year, so you will need to plan accordingly.

The courses listed below have been approved by the MOT faculty to fulfill the prerequisite requirements for the program.

Medical Terminology
SCI 140 Medical Terminology (summer)

Statistics
LOS 120 Statistics for Informed Decision Making (every semester)
MAT 120 Introduction to Statistics (every semester)
PSY 201 Statistics in Psychology (fall and spring)

Neuroscience
BIO 321 Neurobiology (fall)
SBS 390 Brain and Behavior (online, variable)
SCI 470 Neurophysiology (summer)
PSY 365 Physiological Psychology (fall and spring)

*The following online courses are also offered through the UMaine system:
PSY 446 Psychobiology (UMPI)
PSY 315 Physiological Psychology (UMF)
BIO 202 Biological Basis of Behavior (UMA)
PSY 442 Physiological Psychology (UMM)

Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (every semester)

Multicultural Human Development
SBS/HRD 200 Multicultural Human Development (every semester)
PSY 220 Psychology of the Lifespan (every semester)

Abnormal Psychology
SBS 303 Abnormal Psychology (every semester)
PSY 233 Abnormal Psychology (fall and spring)

Introduction to Physics with Lab
SCI 150 Physics and Biomechanics (spring only)
PHY 101 Introduction to Physics and PHY 102 Introduction to Physics Laboratory (variable)
PHY 111 Elements of Physics I and PHY 114 Elements of Physics I Laboratory (variable)

Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
SCI 170 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and SCI 171 Practical Human Anatomy and Physiology I (fall and summer)
BIO 111 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and BIO 112 Practical Human Anatomy and Physiology I (fall and summer)

Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
SCI 172 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and SCI 173 Practical Human Anatomy and Physiology II (spring and summer)
BIO 113 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and BIO 114 Practical Human Anatomy and Physiology II (spring and summer)

 

You can also check the University of Maine System's Transfer Equivalency page to find course offerings on one of the seven UMaine campuses located throughout the state.

 

Please contact usm.ot@maine.edu with any questions.