Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Health Sciences (Fine Motor Therapy Concentration)

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements 

  1. The fine motor concentration prepares students to apply to an occupational therapy program to earn a degree in occupational therapy.
  2. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  3. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  4. Nine hours of writing intensive (WI) courses are required for graduation.
  5. Any student who did not complete at least two years of the same foreign language in high school is required to take 6-8 hours of the same foreign language.
  6. Students must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors. If minoring in HA, do not take HA 3347. Work with your advisor for an alternate course.
  7. Admission and acceptance to Texas State and declaration as a fine motor therapy concentration student does not guarantee admission to a professional degree program culminating in the awarding of an occupational therapy degree. Admission to an occupational therapy masters or doctoral program is competitive and selective.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1301])3Communication Component Code 0103
Mathematics Component Code 0203Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040 3
Choose 1 of the following: PSY 1300 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080 [TCCN PSYC 2301])3
MATH 1315 (TCCN MATH 1314)
 POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3
MATH 1319 (TCCN MATH 1324)
 CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN CHEM 1311])3
MATH 1329 (TCCN MATH 1325)
MATH 2321 (TCCN MATH 2313)
MATH 2417 (TCCN MATH 2412)
MATH 2471 (TCCN MATH 2413)
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN BIOL 1306])3 
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2306])3 
US 11001 
 13 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ECO 2301, 2314, or 2315 (TCCN ECON 1301, ECON 2302, or ECON 2301)3American History Component Code 0603
Creative Arts Component Code 050 [HUMA 1315]3Component Area Option Code 0903
HIM 23603CS 1308 or CIS 1323 (TCCN COSC 1301 or BCIS 1305)3
American History Component Code 0603Choose 1 of the following: 3
Component Area Option Code 0903 
MATH 2328 (TCCN MATH 1342)
PSY 2301 (TCCN PSYC 2317)
 NUTR 2360 (TCCN BIOL 1322)3
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HA 33083HS 33743
PSY 3300 (TCCN PSYC 2314)3HA 33243
BIO 2451 (TCCN BIOL 2401)4BIO 2452 (TCCN BIOL 2402)4
 16 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HS 43273HS 43793
PHYS 1315 (TCCN PHYS 1301)3SOCI 1310 (TCCN SOCI 1310)3
PHYS 1115 (TCCN PHYS 1101)1Prescribed Electives15
PSY 33153Minor3
Prescribed Electives13 
 16 14
Total Hours: 120