Jul 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Health Sciences, B.S., Specialization in Orthotics and Prosthetics Assistant Studies


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Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes.

Requirements for the major in Applied Health Sciences, B.S., Specialization in Orthotics and Prosthetics Assistant Studies

1. Have earned the Orthotist/Prosthetist Technician Associate degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a minimum 2.0 GPA:


Concurrent enrollment in a community college AAS program and Oakland University’s AHS program is not permitted. Students who hold an AAS degree in any other medical or health-related field not listed above may seek permission to enroll from the Applied Health Sciences Program Coordinator.

2. Meet the university general education requirements


In order to graduate on-schedule without taking additional courses, it is highly recommended that students meet with an Undergraduate Academic Adviser concerning the selection of all of their general education courses.

Each candidate for an Oakland University baccalaureate will need to satisfactorily complete approved courses in each of the following areas: Foundation, Exploration, Integration, Writing, U.S. Diversity and Capstone. For details, refer to the General Education Requirements section of the catalog.

3. Complete core courses for the major in Applied Health Sciences, B.S.


Students pursuing the orthotics and prosthetics assistant studies specialization must complete the degree requirements for the major in Applied Health Sciences, B.S.  

Additional Information


If students need additional credits to obtain the required 120 credits for graduation, they can choose elective courses from either the Health Promotion or Health Care Leadership concentrations in AHS.

* Students who are completing this specialization will not be eligible for the orthotics and prosthetics certification exam or patient contact.