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 Required: 2.7
120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

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 110 – Human Biology I
BIO 111 – Human Biology II
BIO 120 – Microbiology

Tier 3 – Capstone:  
EXS 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.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

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

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

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

No cognates are required.

FREE ELECTIVES

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