Athletic Training Program

Bachelor of Athletic Training Degree

Upon entering our bachelor’s degree program, you will hit the ground running—building expertise in vibrant educational settings and gaining practical experience through innovative hands-on learning opportunities.

Take a look at how the program works. The courses below are linked directly to your athletic training degree. The first year provides you with a foundation to athletic training by providing a basic level of knowledge and skills you need to be successful in the professional phase of the program.  Once admitted, your sophomore, junior, and senior years (the professional phase of the program) provide you with engaging classroom and laboratory opportunities along with extensive hands-on clinical experiences supervised by quality preceptors.

Course descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Course Catalog

Freshman year:

  • ANAT 201 Human Anatomy (3 credit hours)
  • AQUA 260 First Responder (3 credit hours)
  • AT 196 Introduction to Athletic Training (2 credit hours)
  • AT 240 Prevention and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries (3 credit hours)

Sophomore year:

  • AT 250 Application of Taping, Wrapping, and Protective Devices (1 credit hour)
  • AT 260 Clinical Education in Athletic Training 1 (2 credit hours)
  • AT 261 Clinical Education in Athletic Training 2 (2 credit hours)
  • AT 370 Lower Extremity Orthopedic Evaluation in Athletic Training (3 credit hours)
  • AT 371 Upper Extremity Orthopedic Evaluation in Athletic Training (3 credit hours)
  • CHEM 111 General Chemistry (4 credit hours) or CHEM 100 People and Chemistry (3 credit hours) or CHEM 101 General, Organic, and Biochemistry for the Health Sciences (5 credit hours)
  • EXSC 293 Foundations of Physiology and Exercise (3 credit hours)
  • EXSC 294 Anatomical Kinesiology (3 credit hours)
  • PHYS 205 Human Physiology (3 credit hours)

Junior year:

  • AT 360 Clinical Education in Athletic Training 3 (2 credit hours)
  • AT 372 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training (3 credit hours)
  • AT 373 Therapeutic Exercise and Techniques in Athletic Training (3 credit hours)
  • AT 374 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training (3 credit hours)
  • AT 361 Clinical Education in Athletic Training 4 (2 credit hours)
  • AT 477 Psychology Aspects of Sports Medicine (3 credit hours)
  • EXSC 201 Physical Fitness Concepts (3 credit hours)
  • EXSC 301 Fundamentals of Exercise Prescription (3 credit hours)
  • FCFN 340 Principles of Human Nutrition (3 credit hours)

Senior year:

  • AT 460 Clinical Education in Athletic Training 5 (2 credit hours)
  • AT 461 Clinical Education in Athletic Training 6 (2 credit hours)
  • AT 494 Clinical Integration in Athletic Training (1 credit hour)
  • AT 495 Medical and Pharmacological Aspects of Athletic Training (4 credit hours)
  • AT 497 Clinical Decision Making in Athletic Training (2 credit hours)
  • FCFN 444 Nutrition, Weight Control, and Exercise (3 credit hours)