Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Curriculum

  Course # Title Cr. Prerequisites
HPR 105 Creating a Healthy and Active Lifestyle 3  
ESS 181 Introduction to Sports Medicine 3 Application/Selection as Candidate to the program
ESS 182 Prevention and Emergency Care for Athletic Trainers 3 ESS 181
ESS 205 Human Anatomy 3 BIO 105
ESS 206 Human Physiology 3 BIO 105
ESS 207 Human Motor Behavior 3  
ESS 286 Athletic Training Clinical I 2 ESS 181 and Acceptance to ATEP
ESS 287 Athletic Training Clinical II 2 ESS 286
ESS 302 Physiology of Exercise 3 ESS 206 (C or better)
ESS 303 Biomechanics 3 ESS 205 (C or better)
ESS 323 Nutrition in Sport 3  
ESS 349 Psychology of Coaching 2  
ESS 368 Strength Training Techniques and Programs 3  
ESS 378 Athletic Injury Assessment - Lower Extremity 4 ESS 286, 379
ESS 379 Athletic Injury Assessment - Upper Extremity 4 ESS 181 and Acceptance to ATEP
ESS 383 Clinical Pathology for Exercise Science 3  
ESS 386 Athletic Training Clinical III 2 ESS 287
ESS 387 Athletic Training Clinical IV 2 ESS 386
H-P 401 Pharmacology 3  
ESS 481 Therapeutic Principles of Rehabilitation in Athletic Training 4 ESS 287, 378
ESS 483 Administration of Athletic Training Programs 3 ESS 387, 484
ESS 484 Rehabilitation Techniques for Athletic Injuries 4 ESS 386, 481
ESS 485 Current Readings & Research in Athletic Training 3 ESS 483, 486
ESS 486 Athletic Training Clinical V 2 ESS 387
ESS 450 Exercise and Sport Science Internship 8 ESS 484
      TOTAL CREDITS 78

*NOTE: Prerequisites for ESS 205 and 206 require specific General Education courses.

Students admitted to the Athletic Training Program must maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA, a 3.0 in the courses listed above, and complete 1,200 supervised laboratory hours during athletic training clinicals.

ENTRANCE INTO THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAM REQUIRES AN APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS

Contact the Director of Athletic Training Program/Department of Exercise Sport Science for application forms and Selection/Retention Policies