Degree Requirements

Major Requirements

Program Pre-Requisite Requirements
PESS126  First Aid & Safety 2
BIOL111 Biology 1  or  BIOL101 Essentials of Biology 4/3
PESS230  Introduction to Athletic Training 2
Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training Requirements
PESS232  Practical Applications in Athletic Training 2
PESS234  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 1 1
PESS235  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 2 1
PESS236  Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
BIOL221  Human Anatomy & Physiology 5
PSYC112  General Psychology 4
PESS323  Exercise Physiology 4
BIOL331  Principles of Nutrition 3
PESS332  Kinesiology 3
PESS335 Psychology of Sport      3
PESS337  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 3 1
PESS338  Athletic Injury Assessment 1 3
PESS339  Athletic Injury Assessment 2 3
PESS340  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 4 1
PESS347  Therapeutic Exercise 3
PESS440  Therapeutic Modalities 3
PESS441  General Medical Conditions      3
PESS225  Fitness Assessment 2
PESS443  Organization & Administration of Athletic Training 3
PESS444  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 5 1
PESS445  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 6 1
PESS459  Practicum in Athletic Training 1
PESS462  Seminar in Athletic Training 2
                                        

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Four-Year Academic Plan

Fall First Year
(Program Pre-Requisites)
Spring First Year
(Program Pre-Requisites)
PESS230  Introduction to Athletic Training PESS126  First Aid and Safety
BIOL111  or BIOL101
Fall Second Year Spring Second Year
PESS236 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries PESS235  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 2
PESS232  Practical Applications in Athletic Training PESS338 Athletic Injury Assessment 1
PESS234  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 1 BIOL221  Human Anatomy & Physiology
PESS225 Fitness Assessment  
PSYC112 General Psychology
Fall Third Year Spring Third Year
PESS337  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 3 PESS347 Therapeutic Exercise
PESS339  Athletic Injury Assessment 2 PESS332 Kinesiology
PESS440 Therapeutic Modalities PESS340  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 4
PESS323 Exercise Physiology

 BIOL331 Principles of Nutrition

PESS335 Psychology of Sport  
Fall Fourth Year Spring Fourth Year
PESS444  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 5 PESS462  Seminar in Athletic Training
PESS443 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training PESS445  Athletic Training Clinical Experience 6
PESS441 General Medical Conditions  
 

**The following course must be taken either the Summer, Fall or Spring semester of the Senior year.

  • PESS459 Practicum in Athletic Training

Clinical Education Requirements
The clinical experience requirements for athletic training will be supervised through a clinical instructor (CI). The student will receive a clinical rotation assignment based on their level in the program. They will be required to experience and master certain clinical proficiencies in athletic training.  Each clinical proficiencies will be supervised and evaluated by an approved clinical instructor (ACI). All students will be required to obtain a minimum of 850 field experience hours under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor.