Department of Physical Education & Human Performance

Athletic Training Degree

Four-Year Sequence

The Athletic Training Major is a 5 semester program. You will make application during fall semester your sophomore year and begin the major the following spring semester.

Semester One - Fall

BIOL 1610 General Biology 3 cr.
BIOL 1615 General Biology Lab 1 cr.
General Education Classes 11 cr.

Semester Two - Spring

PE 1098 Wellness Dynamics 3 cr.
BIOL 2320 Human Anatomy 3 cr.
BIOL 2325 Human Anatomy Lab 1 cr.
General Education Classes 8 cr.

Semester Three - Fall

PSY 1010 General Psychology 3 cr.
PE 1543 Advanced First Aid/CPR 1 cr.
PE 3080 Athletic Training/Sports Medicine 3 cr.
General Education Classes 8 cr.

Semester Four - Spring

NFS 1020 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition 3 cr.
PE 1305 Intermediate Swimming 1 cr.
BIOL 2420 Human Physiology 3 cr.
BIOL 2425 Human Physiology Lab 1 cr.
Minor Classes or Electives 8 cr.

Semester Five - Fall

SCI 1010 Medical Terminology 2 cr.
PE 3050 Motor Learning 3 cr.
PE 3400 Clinical Observation 1 cr.
PE 3410 Clinical Instruction I 2 cr.
COMM 4240 Technical Writing 3 cr.
PE 4400 Evaluation of Lower Extremity/Trunk Injuries 3 cr.

Semester Six - Spring

SCI 1020 Pharmacology 1 cr.
PE 3440 Clinical Instruction IV 2 cr.
PE 3070  Exercise Physiology 3 cr.
Pe 3090 Adaptive Physical Education 3 cr.
PE 4410 Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation 3 cr.
PE 4420 Therapeutic Modalities and Athletic Training Management 3 cr.

Semester Seven - Fall

PE 3420 Clinical Instruction II 2 cr.
PE 3430 Clinical Instruction III 2 cr.
PE 4020 Research Methods and Statistics for Exercise Science 3 cr.
PE 4430 Evaluation of Upper Extremity/Trunk Injuries 3 cr.
Minor Classes or Electives 6 cr.

Semester Eight - Spring

NFS 3020 Nutrition as Related to Fitness and Sport 3 cr.
PE 3060 Sport & Exercise Biomechanics 3 cr.
PE 3450 Clinical Instruction V 2 cr.
PE 4750 Psycho-Social Aspects in Athletics 3 cr.
Minor Classes or electives 4 cr.

Total Number of Athletic Training Major Credits Required 66 cr.

If you want to certify to teach at the secondary level, you will have to complete a dual major (physical education fits easiest), a teaching certifiable minor and the teacher education program. You will need to start the second major and teacher education your freshman year and it will take you a least an additional year to complete.