Athletic Training Course SequenceAthletic Training Course Sequence

Athletic Training Course Sequence

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Sample Academic Plan

Freshmen Year

Fall Spring
BIO 114 Health Sciences I (3) BIO 115 Health Sciences II (3)
ATE 211 First Aid & CPR (2) ATE 221 Intro. to Ath Train (3)
SSC 121 First Year Experience (1) ATE 271 AT Clinical Edu. I (1)
General Education Core (8) General Education Core (9)

Students would apply for acceptance to the Athletic Training program by April 15th of their freshman year

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring
BIO 271 Human Anat./Phys. I 4 BIO 272 Human Anat./Phys. 4
CHM 200 Intro Biochem. 3 PHY 101 Biomechanics 3
ATE 272 AT Clinical Edu II 1 ATE 321 Assess. of Ath. Inj. I 3
General Education Core 6 ATE 371 AT Clinical Edu. III 1
General Education Core 6

Junior Year

Fall Spring
ATE 231 Personal Health/Nutrition 2 ATE 332 Ther. Exercise 3
ATE 322 Assess. of Ath. Inj. II 3 ATE 341 Org. & Ad. 3
ATE 331 Therapeutic Modalities 3 ATE 471 AT Clinical Edu. V 1
ATE 372 AT Clinical Edu. IV 1 MAT 215 Statistics 3
General Electives 9 General Education Core 6

Senior Year

Fall Spring
BIO 473 Physiology of Exercise 3 BIO 475 Kinesiology 3
ATE 411 Advanced Ath. Train 3 ATE 491 Field Experience II 3
ATE 472 AT Clinical Edu. VI 1 ATE 499 Senior Research 3
ATE 490 Field Experience I 3 General Electives 5
General Electives 6


  • 09- course hours do not count towards graduation
  • A grade of "C" or better is required for all required courses in the major
  • No more than 12 semester hours of coursework with a grade of "D" will be applied towards graduation
  • No more than 4 semester hours of PE activity courses may count toward graduation
  • Certain courses may be on an alternating year schedule

As an Athletic Training Major, students are required to gain a minimum of 1000 hours of field/clinical experience under the supervision of an ATC. These experiences provide students the opportunity to develop competence and confidence in the knowledge and skills learned in the formal education setting.

Contact Us

Rita Smith MA, LAT, ATC
Assistant Professor
Director of Athletic Training Education
Chair, Division of Sport and Wellness Studies
Senior Woman Administrator for Athletics