Athletic Training, B.S.

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This program has a separate admission process. Please consult the admission requirements for this program for more information.

Overall GPA of 2.7 Required
120 Overall Credits Required


Liberal Education Program

47 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

Tier 1 - Quantitative Reasoning:  
MAT 107 – Elementary Statistics

Tier 2 - Mind and Body:
PCH 201 – Wellness

Tier 2 – Natural World I: Physical Realm (select one):
CHE 120 – General Chemistry I
CHE 121 – General Chemistry II
PHY 200 – General Physics I
PHY 210 – College Physics

Tier 2 - Natural World II: Life and Environment (select one):
BIO 100 – General Zoology
BIO 120 – Microbiology
BIO 200 - Human Biology I (formerly BIO 110)
BIO 201 - Human Biology II (formerly BIO 111)

Tier 3 – Capstone:  
HMS 403 – Athletic Training and Clinical Practice VI – Capstone in Athletic Training (‘C-‘ or better)

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.


59 Credits Required
‘C-’ or better required in all EXS courses

HMS 158 – Athletic Training Professional Practice
HMS 185 – Concepts and Practices of Athletic Training
HMS 202 – Athletic Training Clinical Practice I: Professional Practice
HMS 203 – Athletic Training Clinical Practice II: Injury and Illness Prevention 
HMS 227 – Emergency Principles of Athletic Training 
HMS 281 – Anatomy and Physiology I
HMS 282 – Anatomy and Physiology II
HMS 283 – Clinical Anatomy and Kinesiology
HMS 286 – Physical Agents for Musculoskeletal Injuries
HMS 288 – Orthopedic Assessment of Lumbar Spine and Lower Extremities
HMS 289 – Orthopedic Assessment of Cervical Spine and Upper Extremities
HMS 301 – Exercise and Nutrition
HMS 302 – Athletic Training Clinical Practice III: Orthopedic
HMS 303 – Athletic Training Clinical Practice IV: General Medicine
HMS 308 – Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
HMS 328 – Orthopedic Appliances and Advanced Taping Techniques
HMS 380 – Sport Psychology
HMS 383 – Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise
HMS 384 – Exercise Physiology
HMS 388 – Therapeutic Exercise for Musculoskeletal Injuries
HMS 402 – Athletic Training Clinical Practice V: Treatment and Rehabilitation 
HMS 411 – General Medical Perspectives
HMS 490 – Organization and Administration in Athletic Training


No cognates are required.


Remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).