Plan of Study and Course Descriptions

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Athletic Training Program Course Descriptions

ATHTRN 1100. Athletic Training Skills I. 2 Credits.
Introduction to athletic training skills. Clinical observation hours required. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Pre-Athletic Training Majors only.

ATHTRN 1200. Athletic Training Skills II. 2 Credits.
Continuation of athletic training skills. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Pre-Athletic Training Majors; Completion of ATHTRN 1100 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 2100. Principles and Fundamentals of Athletic Training. 3 Credits.
Introduces students to the common principles and fundamentals associated with the profession of athletic training. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Pre-Athletic Training majors.

ATHTRN 2150. Athletic Training Practicum I. 3 Credits.
The first in a sequence of practical/clinical experiences under the direct supervision of a Preceptor. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training Majors; ATHTRN 1100, 1200, 2100.

ATHTRN 2250. Athletic Training Practicum II. 3 Credits.
The second in a sequence of practical/clinical experiences under the direct supervision of a Preceptor. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 2150 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 2500. Elementary Human Anatomy. 3 Credits.
Analysis of the structure and function of cells, tissue, and organ systems. Emphasis is placed on the muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems as they relate to human movement. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Pre-Athletic Training Majors only.

ATHTRN 2550. Examination of Cadaveric Human Anatomy. 4 Credits.
Study of the human body utilizing cadaver specimens. Special emphasis will be placed upon the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Athletic Training Majors; Completion of ATHTRN 2500 with a minimum grade of C.

ATHTRN 2600. Human Physiology. 3 Credits.
Investigation into the structure, function, physiology, and biochemistry of the cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training Majors Only; Completion of ATHTRN 2500 with the minimum grade of a C.

ATHTRN 3100. Mental Health in Athletic Training. 3 Credits.
Study of psychosocial strategies, mental health referral policies and clinical application to athletic training. Prerequisite: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; PSYCH 1000.

ATHTRN 3150. Athletic Training Practicum III. 3 Credits.
The third in a sequence of practical/clinical experiences under the direct supervision of a Preceptor. Graded on A- F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training Majors only; Completion of ATHTRN 2250 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 3200. Therapeutic Modalities. 4 Credits.
Study of therapeutic modalities utilized in the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 2250 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 3250. Athletic Training Practicum IV. 3 Credits.
The fourth in a sequence of practical/clinical experiences under the direct supervision of a Preceptor. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 3150 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 3300. Injury Assessment I. 4 Credits.
A systematic approach to injury evaluation of the lower extremity and spine. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 2100 with the minimum grade of a B- and ATHTRN 2500 with a minimum grade of a C.

ATHTRN 3400. Injury Assessment II. 4 Credits.
A systematic approach to injury evaluation of the upper extremity, spine and head. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 3300 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 3500. Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries. 4 Credits.
Study of rehabilitation principles and techniques used to return active individuals to their sport/activity. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 3200 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 3600. Administration of Athletic Training. 3 Credits.
Examines the organization and administrative aspects of athletic training. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Athletic Training majors.

ATHTRN 3800. General Medical Conditions. 3 Credits.
Examination of illness and disease found within the athletic population. Course graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Athletic Training Majors only, Completion of ATHTRN 3150 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 4150. Athletic Training Practicum V. 3 Credits.
The fifth in a sequence of practical/clinical experiences under the direct supervision of a Preceptor. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 3250 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 4250. Athletic Training Practicum VI. 3 Credits.
The sixth in a sequence of practical/clinical experiences under the direct supervision of a Preceptor. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 4150 with the minimum grade of a B-.

ATHTRN 4500. Nutrition for Athletic Performance and Rehabilitation. 3 Credits.
Nutritional study examining how nutrition impacts sports performance. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: restricted to Athletic Training majors; PH_THR 4420.

ATHTRN 4800. Medical Diagnostics & Procedures in Athletic Training. 3 Credits.
Study of advanced medical and clinical athletic training skills. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic testing and procedural skills used in medical and athletic training facilities. Graded on A-F basis only. Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 4150 with a minimum brade of B-.

ATHTRN 4970. Seminar in Athletic Training. 3 Credits.
Capstone senior athletic training course. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisite: Restricted to Athletic Training majors; Completion of ATHTRN 3250 with the minimum grade of a B-.

 

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