The academic program in Athletic Training includes required classes the Departments
of Physicial Education and Recreation, Biology, Public Health,Human Sciences and Psychology,
as well as clinical and diactic classes. The major required classes,not including general education
classes are listed below. Students must earn a C or higher in all of these classes.
Freshman year classes include BIOL 1300 and PEDU 1541. BIOL 1610, PEDU 2010,
PEDU 2250 and HEDU 4110 must be completed by the end of the first semester
of the sophomore year.These 4 classes are required for selection into the program.
(See the program Admission Requirements for more detailed information.)
Students apply for selection into the program by November 1 of the sophomore year.
Once selected into the major, students must maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA.
(See the ATEP Admissions Requirements page for more details.)
In addition to didactic classes, students must complete 5 clinical classes:
PEDU 2300, PEDU 3301, PEDU 3302, PEDU 4303 and PEDU 4303. In clinical classes students
complete a minimum of 150 hours per semester at approved clinical sites in the athletic
training setting. Students also have the opportunity to practice clinical proficiencies
learned in ATEP classes at the clincal sites with an Approved Clincal Instructor (ACI)
or Clinical Instructor(CI). Students must also complete (minimumally) all of the following clinical
rotations: upper and lower extremity, general medical and equipment intensive. For a complete
listing of clincal sites, visit the ATEP Clinical Sites web page.
Look here for the 4 year plan.
BIOL 1300 Molecule and Cell Function 4
BIOL 1610 Anatomy/Physiology I 4
BIOL 1620 Anatomy/Physiology II 3
FOOD 2200 Introduction to Nutrition 3
HEDU 1531 Health 2
HEDU 2100 Community Health 2
HEDU 4110 First Aid and Safety 3
PEDU 1130 Beginning Weight Training 2
PEDU 1541 Fitness 2
PEDU 2010 Musculoskeletal Anat. 3
PEDU 2070 Advanced Weight Training 2
PEDU 2250 Introduction to AT 4
PEDU 2300 Practicum 1 1
PEDU 3000 Motor Learning 3
PEDU 3201 Orthopedic Assessment I 3
PEDU 3202 Orthopedic Assessment II 3
PEDU 3220 Admin. Aspects of AT 3
PEDU 3230 Therapeutic Modalities 4
PEDU 3240 Therapeutic Exercise 4
PEDU 3301 Practicum II 1
PEDU 3302 Practicum III 1
PEDU 4110 Kinesiology 3
PEDU 4120 Exercise Physiology 3
PEDU 4130 Fitness Assessment 3
PEDU 4220 Seminars in Sports Medicine 3
PEDU 4303 Field Experience I 1
PEDU 4304 Field Experience II 2
PEDU 4410 Measurement/Eval 3
PEDU 4500 Adapted Physical Education 3
PSY 2100 General Psychology 3
Students should check with the Program Director, Carla Stoddard, or Clinical Coordinator,
Elizabeth Jewell for further information.