The Physical Education and Sport, Pre-Athletic Training track prepares students for admission into a master’s degree program in athletic training. The Athletic Training Strategic Alliance recently
established the master’s degree as the professional degree in athletic training.
Your classes will give you the scientific foundation you’ll need to be accepted into master’s degree programs in athletic training.
You can begin working on your master’s degree while finishing your bachelor’s degree by taking advantage of the 3+2 option offered through our Athletic Training Master’s Degree program, which begins in 2020. This option saves you time and reduces
the cost of your total education through the master’s degree level.
Students must meet eligibility
requirements to apply for early admission into the Master of Science in Athletic Training program (for more information, see the Graduate Catalog). During your bachelor’s degree studies, you will work closely with an advisor to consider the likelihood of early admission into graduate school and
will be advised of other options that are available. Admittance into the Master of Science in Athletic Training program is also possible for those with a bachelor’s degree without early admission.
Upon completion of this track, students will:
Liberal Studies: As outlined in the Liberal Studies section of the catalog with these specifications: 44crMathematics: MATH 217Natural Science: BIOL 104 and 106Social Science: PSYC 101
Liberal Studies Elective: 3cr, FDNT 145
Core Requirements: 21
KHSS 143 Careers in Kinesiology, Health and Sports Science 1crKHSS 175 Prevention and Care of Injuries to the Physically Active 2crKHSS 209 Motor Behavior 3crKHSS 221 Human Structure and Function 3crKHSS 341 Evaluations in
Health and Physical Education 3crKHSS 343 Physiology of Exercise 3crKHSS 344 Adapted Physical Activity and Sport 3crKHSS 441 Psychosocial Implications for Health and Physical Education 3cr
Pre-Athletic Training Requirements: 28BIOL 150 Human Anatomy 4crBIOL 200 Medical Terminology 2crBIOL 240 Human Physiology 4crCHEM 101 College Chemistry I 4crKHSS 286 Strength/Personal Training Practicum 3crKHSS
315 Biomechanics 3crKHSS 347 Physiology of Exercise Laboratory 1crKHSS 375 Physiological Basis of Strength Training 3crPHYS 111 Physics I Lecture or
or 151 Medical Physics Lecture 3crPHYS 121 Physics I Lab oror 161 Medical Physics Lab 1cr
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