Undergraduate-Graduate '4+1' Program

For current Western Michigan University undergraduate students and undergraduate transfer students, this program is offered at WMU's Kalamazoo campus.

The program includes a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary health services with a concentration in occupational therapy, leading to an 18-month, 30-credit hour Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program.

Undergrad-grad '4+1' courses

Professional core courses

  • ANTH 3470: Ethnicity and Multi-Culturalism or
    COM 4740: Intercultural Communication or
    SOC 3140: Ethinic Relations or
    SWRK 3330: Culture, Ethnicity, and Institutionalized Inequality in SWRK Practice
  • COM 1700: Interpersonal Communication I
  • HSV 4810: The Health System and Its Environment (changes to HSV 3700 in fall 2015)
  • HOL 4700: Relationship-Centered Skills
  • OT 4700: Functioning of the Older Adult
  • HSV 3650: Information Literacy in Health Sciences orĀ 
    Proficiency exam (this class or exam is required as a prerequisite for HSV 4780)
  • HSV 4780 U.S. Policy in Health and Human Services (Baccalaureate-Level Writing Course)
  • HSV 4800: Health Services Practice Management
  • PHIL 3340: Biomedical Ethics
  • Any one of the following:
    • COM 3320: Group Problem Solving
    • PSY 3440: Organizational Behavior
    • SOC 2100: Modern Social Problems