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Athletic Training

COURSEWORK

The Athletic Training Program is designed in two distinct phases, preprofessional and professional. During the preprofessional phase, students are required to complete prerequisite courses and submit an application to be considered a candidate for the professional phase of the program.

The curriculum is design is a 1 + 3 format. Freshman students complete one year of prerequisite courses. Once admitted, students then must complete the three year professional phase. Transfer students are required to satisfy all prerequisite course requirements prior to admission and complete the three year professional phase after successful admission to the program.

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training 

Prerequisite Coursework 

BIOL 226 Human Anatomy & Physiology I with lab* (4 hrs) (grade of C or higher) 
BIOL 227 Human Anatomy & Physiology II with lab* (4 hrs) (grade of C or higher) 

* lab fee required

AHAT 205 Basic Athletic Training (PRE: BIOL 226/226L, COREQ: KINE 204) (3 hrs) (grade of B or higher)
AHAT 206 Concepts of Orthopedic Taping & Bracing (PRE/COREQ: AHAT 205) (1 hr) (grade of B or higher)
KINE 204 First Aid and Personal Safety (3 hrs) (grade of B or higher)

ATHLETIC TRAINING/KINESIOLOGY

CLINICIAL COURSEWORK * (grade of B or higher, 3 hrs each) 
AHAT 210 Clinical Practice in Athletic Training I (PRE: ATP, KINE 204, AHAT 205, AHAT 206) 
AHAT 220 Clinical Practice II (PRE: AHAT 210, 271) 
AHAT 310 Clinical Practice III (PRE: AHAT 220, 272) 
AHAT 320 Clinical Practice IV (PRE: AHAT 310, 371) 
AHAT 410 Clinical Practice V (PRE: AHAT 320, 372, 414) 
AHAT 420 Clinical Practice VI (PRE: AHAT 410, 415, BIOL 345 COREQ: BIOL 301)

* clinical practice fee required

DIDATIC COURSEWORK (grade of C or higher)

AHAT 271 Clinical Examination & Dx: Med Cond (PRE: BIOL 226/227; AHAT 205) (3 hrs) 
AHAT 272 Clinical Examination & Dx: Lower Extremity (PRE: AHAT 271) (3hrs) 
AHAT 371 Clinical Examination & Dx: Upper Extremity (PRE: AHAT 272) (3hrs) 
AHAT 372 Clinical Examination & Dx: Head and Spine (PRE: AHAT 371) (3 hrs) 
AHAT 413 Therapeutic Modalities* (PRE: AHAT 271, 272/COREQ: AHAT 371) (4hrs) 
AHAT 414 Therapeutic Exercise* (PRE: AHAT 271, 272, 371/COREQ: AHAT 372) (4hrs) 
AHAT 415 Conceptual Issues of Athletic Training (PRE: Senior Status) (3hrs)

* lab fee required 

SUPPORTING COURSEWORK  (grade of C or higher)

KINE 201 Personal and Community Health (3 hrs) 
KINE 305 Test & Measurement (PRE: MATH 105 or higher) (3 hrs) 
KINE 380 Physiology of Exercise plus lab (PRE: BIOL 210 or 226/227) (4 hrs) 
KINE 408 Kinesiology (PRE: BIOL 210 or 226) (3 hrs) 
BIOL 301 Intro to Pharmacology (PRE: BIOL 210 or 227) (3 hrs) 
BIOL 345 Nutrition (PRE: CHEM 110 or higher and any two biology courses) (3 hrs) 
CHEM 110 Concepts of Chemistry (4 hrs)
HEAL 315 Public Health Research Methods (3 hrs) 

SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (7 hours needed)                                                                

BIOL 302 Medical Terminology (3 hrs)                                                                                                 
BIOL 303 Epidemiology (3 hrs)                                                                                               
KINE 211 Health & Fitness Assessment (3 hrs) 
KINE 326 Biomechanics (3 hrs) 
KINE 461 Exercise Prescription for Wellness/Fitness (PRE: KINE 380) (3 hrs) 
HEAL coursework

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE