LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE                             
                                  TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, Grand Rapids Comm. College
             Transfer Program
Curriculum Code: 1630                                                              

                       			  Semester        Semester
Code       Title         		  Credits         Offered

REQUIREMENTS  Total:  25 Credits
BIOL 201   Human Anatomy                     4             ALL
BIOL 202   Human Physiology                  4             ALL
CITF 102   Computer Skills for Non-Majors    2             ALL
POLS 120   American Political System         4             ALL
PSYC 200   Introduction to Psychology        4             ALL
PSYC 250   Abnormal Psychology               3             ALL
WRIT 121   Composition I                     4             ALL

                 LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS Total: 4 Credits
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.
CHOICE 1:  Communication 4 Credits
ENGL 122   Writing About Literature & Ideas  4             ALL
WRIT 122   Composition II                    4             ALL

                                                               TOTAL CREDITS  29
1. This transfer guide represents an Articulation (partnership) Agreement between 
   Lansing Community College (LCC) and Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) 
   which facilitates the transfer of 29 credits from LCC. The courses listed 
   above fulfill part of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program 
   requirements at GRCC. This articulated agreement expires December 2014.
2. In order to take OTA classes at GRCC the student must be admitted to the
   college and formally accepted into the program.  The student should follow
   the admissions procedures identified in the GRCC college catalog.  
3. OTA courses are offered on the Grand Rapids Community College campus. All 
   applicants will be asked to take English and math placement tests.  Students 
   are admitted to the program once a year, in the Fall semester.
4. GRCC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program has been helping to meet the 
   health care needs of West Michigan for over 30 years. Occupational Therapy 
   is part of the health care and rehabilitation profession. Occupational Therapy 
   Assistants work under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist.
   They work with people of all ages who, because of physical, developmental, 
   social or emotional deficits need specialized assistance to lead independent, 
   productive and satisfying lives. 
5. The OTA program is accredited by the American Council of Occupational Therapy
   Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association.  
6. In order to be eligible for admissions into the OTA program, students must:
   a. Be a high school graduate or have passed the high school equivalency GED
   b. Have a high school GPA of at least 2.5.
   c. Score at least 40 on the algebra or 76 on the arithmetic portion of the
      health math test.
   d. Score at least 74 on the health reading test.
   e. Have completed a one-semester course of high school computers, focusing on
      computer literacy, internet skills, retrieval and management of information
      with a grade of at least a "C" (2.0).
   f. Submit and release findings of fingerprinting and criminal background check
      at GRCC.
   g. Successfully complete BIOL 121 and 122 with a 2.0 or better.
7. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
   requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.
8. This transfer guide requires basic skill levels in mathematics, reading, and 
   writing.  To determine accurate course placement, students should take the 
   Computerized Placement Tests in the LCC Assessment Center (GB 200) prior to
   registration.  For testing hours call (517) 267-5500.

For further information and advising, Erin Busscher, Transfer and Articulation 
Coordinator, Grand Rapids Community College, at (616) 234-3299 or by email at 

Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014