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Completion of this certificate prepares students for graduate programs in areas such as occupational therapy, rehabilitation counseling, accelerated or direct entry nursing programs, or disability studies. This certificate also introduces the student to some of the skills needed to provide personal care to individuals with disabilities. 

Required Courses   

  • HRS 1704          Fundamentals in Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology I (3 cr)
     
  • REHSCI 1200     Human Anatomy (3 cr) and 
  • REHSCI 1201     Human Anatomy Lab (1 cr) and
  • REHSCI 1205     Human Physiology (4 cr)
    Or other approved human anatomy and physiology course sequence
     
  • REHSCI 1210     Neuroscience with lab (4 cr)  -OR-
  • PSY 0505           Introduction to Biopsychology (3 cr)  -OR-
  • NROSCI 1000    Intro to Neuroscience  (3 cr)
     
  • REHSCI 1230     Rehabilitation Ethics (2 cr)
     
  • REHSCI 1250     Pathophysiology/Human Disease (4 cr)
     
  • REHSCI 1275     Introduction to Occupation Science (3 cr)
     
  • REHSCI 1290     Practical Issues in Disability (3 cr) -OR-
  • HRS 1017           Intro to Epidemiology (3 cr)  -OR-
  • HRS 1515           Rehabilitation Psychology (3 cr) -OR-
  • PSY 0515           Rehabilitation Psychology (3 cr) -OR-
  • IL 1580               Foundations of Special Education (3 cr) -OR-
  • IL 1560               Early Education of Young Children with Disabilities (3 cr)  -OR-
  • PSYED 1012      Developmental Disabilities (3 cr)

Total certificate credits = 26-27