Athletic Training Major, Bachelor of Science (BS)
This major is designed for those students who are interested in becoming certified athletic trainers. The major is designed to prepare students to sit for the Board of Certification’s national examination and to work competently in the field of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine. Students must apply and be accepted into the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). Admission to the program is based upon evaluation of the student’s entire application, including: the academic record, signed statement of ability to meet the Program Technical Standards, GPA and completion of prerequisite courses, professional references and a written essay. Applications are due the last day of winter quarter each year. The number of applicants may exceed the number of students that can be admitted to the program each year; therefore, no assurance can be given that all applicants admitted to the university and who complete the application requirements will be admitted to the ATEP. For further information regarding the application process, please contact the PEHR Department at 509.359.2341 or refer to program Athletic Training website. Opportunities for employment exist in but are not limited to, athletic training in high schools, colleges and professional and non-professional athletic teams; sports medicine clinics; hospitals; health clubs; and corporate fitness programs. Opportunities for those who elect to continue their education beyond the bachelor’s degree level also exist.
- failure to comply with the above standards will prohibit degree eligibility;
- must be a member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association.
- must earn a minimum ≥C+ in each Kinesiology and each Biology course;
- must earn a minimum ≥B in each ATTR designated required course;
- must have a minimum ≥C in all other program required courses;
- must have a minimum cumulative GPA ≥2.75 for each quarter while in the program.
|ATTR 201||INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING||3|
|ATTR 288||CLINICAL ATHLETIC TRAINING I (repeat three times)||3|
|ATTR 339||ATHLETIC TRAINING||4|
|ATTR 340||THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES IN SPORTS MEDICINE||4|
|ATTR 341||REHABILITATION IN ATHLETIC TRAINING||4|
|ATTR 350||MEDICATIONS IN THE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS||2|
|ATTR 360||GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITIONS||3|
|ATTR 370||CONTEMPORARY HEALTH ISSUES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING||3|
|ATTR 388||CLINICAL ATHLETIC TRAINING II (repeat three times)||3|
|ATTR 428||ORTHOPEDIC EVALUATION I||4|
|ATTR 429||ORTHOPEDIC EVALUATION II||4|
|ATTR 439||CURRENT TOPICS IN SPORTS MEDICINE (repeat nine times)||9|
|ATTR 450||ADVANCED PROCDURES AND TECHNIQUES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING||3|
|ATTR 488||CLINICAL ATHLETIC TRAINING III (repeat three times)||6|
|ATTR 490||SENIOR CAPSTONE||4|
|BIOL 232||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY NON-BIOL MAJORS||5|
|BIOL 233||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY NON-BIOL MAJORS||5|
|BIOL 234||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY NON-BIOL MAJORS||5|
|HLED 194||EMERGENCY RESPONSE||3|
|HLED 256||MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY||2|
|HLED 372||APPLIED NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL FITNESS||3|
|PHED 335||STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROLAB||2|
|PHED 349||ANATOMICAL KINESIOLOGY||4|
|PHED 350||PHYSIOLOGICAL KINESIOLOGY||4|
|PHED 352||MECHANICAL KINESIOLOGY||4|
|PHED 452||ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION||4|
|Select one course from the following||5|
|Note: must meet with your major advisor for other supporting courses.|
|CHEMISTRY AND ITS ROLE IN SOCIETY|
|GENERAL CHEMISTRY FOR THE HEALTH SCIENCES|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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- gain an understanding and demonstrate experience in being good citizens both in the community and in their professional organization;
- gain clinical experiences in a variety of service learning settings that will allow them to be prepared to work in the diverse opportunities found within the field of Athletic Training;
- gain the basic knowledge, understanding and skills needed to work competently as an entry level Certified Athletic Trainer.