Curriculum

Listed below are required courses for the Athletic Training Major.  In addition to the required course work, students are required to complete a series of field experiences which may include off-campus clinical rotations.

Traditional Undergraduate Core Curriculum 48 credits

  • BIO 191: Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)
  • Citizenship: Select from Core Curriculum list (3 credits)
  • COMM 105 or COMM 201: Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)
  • Creative Arts: Select from Core Curriculum list (3 credits)
  • Culture: Select from Core Curriculum list (3 credits)
  • ENG 103: Civilizations & Worldviews (3 credits)
  • ENG 104: Introduction to Writing (3 credits)
  • HHP 100: Introduction to Lifetime Fitness (1 credit)
  • HIST 103: Worldviews: History (3 credits)
  • Language: Select from Core Curriculum list (3 credits)
  • MATH 205: Statistics I (3 credits)
  • Philosophical Foundations: Select from Core Curriculum list (3 credits)
  • Physical Development: Select from Core Curriculum list (1 credit)
  • PSY 101: General Psychology (3 credits)
  • REL 100: The Bible (3 credits)
  • REL 110: Christian Faith (3 credits)
  • Theology: Select from Core Curriculum list (3 credits)

Athletic Training Core Curriculum 98 credits

  • BIO 192: Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 credits)
  • EXPH 470: Exercise Physiology (4 credits)
  • HHP 342: Nutrition for Wellness and Performance (3 credits)
  • MSAT 115: Medical Terminology for the Health Professions (1 credit)
  • MSAT 130: Advanced Weight Training (2 credits)
  • MSAT 163: Freshman Fast Track I (1 credit) (not required)
  • MSAT 164: Freshman Fast Track II (1 credit) (not required)
  • MSAT 172: Athletic Training Foundations (3 credits)
  • MSAT 205: First Aid and Emergency Procedures (3 credits)
  • MSAT 272/273: Introduction to Athletic Training with Lab (3 credits)
  • MSAT 289: Athletic Training Seminar (1 credit) (taken 4 consecutive semesters)
  • MSAT 291: Athletic Training Practicum I (3 credits)
  • MSAT 292: Athletic Training Practicum II (3 credits)
  • MSAT 301: Rehabilitation Techniques of Athletic Injuries with Lab (3 credits)
  • MSAT 303: Therapeutic Modalities with Lab (3 credits)
  • MSAT 312: Administration and Organization of Athletic Training (3 credits)
  • MSAT 330: Manual Muscle Testing (2 credits)
  • MSAT 348: Palpatory Anatomy of the Human Body (2 credits) 
  • MSAT 350: Applied Biomechanics and Arthrokinematics (3 credits)
  • MSAT 372: Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries I with Lab (3 credits) 
  • MSAT 376: Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries II with Lab (3 credits) 
  • MSAT 380: Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries III with Lab (3 credits)
  • MSAT 391: Athletic Training Practicum III (3 credits)
  • MSAT 392: Athletic Training Practicum IV (3 credits)
  • MSAT 403: Advanced Injury Management (3 credits)
  • MSAT 491: Athletic Training Practicum V (3 credits)
  • MSAT 492: Athletic Training Practicum VI (3 credits)
  • MSAT 501: Manual Based Exam and Treatment (3 credits)
  • MSAT 510: Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and General Medicine (4 credits)
  • MSAT 520: Basic Statistics for Athletic Trainers (3 credits)
  • MSAT 530: Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Training (3 credits)
  • MSAT 540: Applied Kinesiology (3 credits)
  • MSAT 569: Research Methods (3 credits)
  • MSAT 600: Thesis (3 credits, taken for 2 semesters = 6 credits total)

Electives (Graduate Level Courses) 9 credits

Select 3 courses from the Approved List of Electives (9 credits)