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Undergraduate Electives

Explore occupational therapy

Discover the importance of occupation in everyday life. The OCCU 2000 elective is an introductory course designed to provide students enrolled in other fields, such as science and the humanities, a glimpse into the world of occupational therapy.

Occupation goes beyond paid work to include all types of everyday activities, from self-care to hobbies. Occupational therapy not only contributes to the community, it also promotes health and advocates for opportunity. You’ll learn about:

  • motivation
  • the organization and performance of occupation
  • the influence of the environment
  • how occupation can be used to promote health

This course is an excellent elective to help prepare you for a career in occupational therapy.

OCCU 4500 The Science of Occupation: Dissecting Sanctioned and Unsanctioned Occupations
PREREQUISITES: OCCU 2000.03

Get in touch

For more information, please contact us at occupational.therapy@dal.ca or by phone at 902-494-8804.