Requirements for a Major in Athletic Training

In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses are required:

  Semester Hours
BIO 101*, Introduction to Biology 4
BIO 204*, Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 205*, Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HTH 110, Contemporary Health Problems 3
HTH 200, First Aid and Safety 3
HTH 320, Nutrition and Sports Performance 3
PE 209, Introduction to Athletic Training 3
PE 280, Prevention of Athletic Injuries and Illnesses 3
PE 315, Physiology of Activity 3
PE 320, Kinesiology or PE 425, Biomechanics 3
PE 360, Sports Medicine I and Lab 4
PE 365, Sport Psychology 3
PE 370, Therapeutic Exercise 3
PE 409, Advanced Athletic Training 2
PE 421, Sports Medicine II and Lab 4
PE 428, Graded Exercise Testing 3
PE 435, Therapeutic Modalities 3
PE 438, Administration of Athletic Training Programs 3
PE 444, Research Methods in Physical Education 3
PE 448, Prevention and Acute Care of Athletic Injuries 1
PE 449, Therapeutic Modalities and Pharmacology 1
PE 450, Assessment and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries and Pathologies 1
PE 451, Therapeutic Exercise for Athletic Training 1
PE 452, Administration/Psychosocial/Nutrition Issues in Athletic Training 1
Total 66

*These courses satisfy general education science requirements.

A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required in the Athletic Training Program. 

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence for Athletic Training

Freshman Year: Junior Year:
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology HTH 320, Nutrition and Sports Performance
HTH 110, Contemporary Health Problems PE 320, Kinesiology or
HTH 200, First Aid and Safety PE 425, Biomechanics
PE 209, Introduction to Athletic Training PE 360, Sports Medicine I and Lab
  PE 365, Sports Psychology
  PE 421, Sports Medicine II and Lab
  PE 444, Research Methods
  PE 449, Therapeutic Modalities and Pharmacology
  PE 450, Assessment and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries and Pathologies
   
Sophomore Year: Senior Year:
BIO 204, Human Anatomy and Physiology I PE 370, Therapeutic Exercise
BIO 205, Human Anatomy and Physiology II PE 409, Advanced Athletic Training
PE 280, Prevention of Athletic Injuries and Illnesses PE 428, Graded Exercise Testing
PE 315, Physiology of Activity PE 438, Administration of Athletic Training Programs
PE 435, Therapeutic Modalities PE 451, Therapeutic Exercise for Athletic Training
PE 448, Prevention and Acute Care of Athletic Injuries PE 452, Administration/Psychosocial/Nutrition Issues in Athletic Training