Athletic Training Course Descriptions

AT 220. Safety and Supervision (2)
The study, practice, and application of the standards and accepted principles in the American National Red Cross standard first aid and CPR for professional rescuers. A unit on blood-borne pathogens will also be included in this course. (Students who have current certification in any of these areas may submit them for consideration toward meeting the requirements of this course.)

AT 222. Introduction to Athletic Training (2)
Designed to provide the student with an introduction to the knowledge and skills of prevention, care, and treatment of common athletic injuries. Co-requisite: 271 Prerequisites: Admission to the program; BIO 122, 134. Fall

AT 223. General Medical Conditions/Pharmacology (3)
Designed to enhance the student’s knowledge of general medical conditions such as skin disorders, internal medicine, common diseases,etc. The course will also discuss the basic principles of pharmacology as it relates to the profession of athletic training. Prerequisites:Admission to the program; HEA 220, AT 222, AT 271. Spring

AT 271. Athletic Training Practicum I (2)
Designed to enhance the athletic training students knowledge of theory and practical application through sophomore level competencies and clinical hours. Co-requisite: AT 222. Prerequisites: Admission to the program; BIO 122, 134. Fall.

AT 272. Athletic Training Practicum II (2)
Designed to further enhance the athletic training students knowledge of theory and practical application through sophomore level competencies and clinical hours. Co-requisite AT 325. Prerequisites: Admission to the program. AT 222, 271, HEA 220. Spring.

AT 323. Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries I (3)
Designed to enhance the athletic training students knowledge of clinical evaluation and treatment of cranial, facial, cervical, temporomandibular joint, and upper extremity injuries associated with physical activity. Co-requisite: AT 371. Perquisites: AT 222, 271, 272,325. Fall.

AT 325. Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries II (3)
Designed to enhance the athletic training students knowledge of clinical evaluation and treatment of thoracic, abdominal, lumbar spine, and lower extremity injuries associated with physical activity. Co-requisite: AT 272. Prerequisites: AT 222, 271. Spring.

AT 327, 328. Special Topics (1–3)
Options for students to study, according to their interests, a variety of topics not covered in regular courses. To be announced by the department.

AT 340. Therapeutic Modalities (3)
Designed to enhance the athletic training students knowledge in the use of various modalities and their relationship to the treatment of athletic injuries associated with. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 271, 325, 272. Fall.

AT 341. Therapeutic Exercise (3)
Designed to enhance the athletic training students knowledge in the use of various strategies and equipment and their relationship to the rehabilitation of athletic injuries associated with physical activity. Co-requisite AT 372. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 271, 272, 325,323, 340, 371. Spring.

AT 371. Athletic Training Practicum III (2)
Designed to enhance the athletic training students knowledge of theory and practical application through junior level competencies and clinical hours. Co-requisite: 323. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 325, 340, 271, 272. Fall.

AT 372. Athletic Training Practicum IV (2)
Designed to further enhance the athletic training students knowledge of theory and practical application through junior level competencies and clinical hours. Co-requisite: 341. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 271, 272, 323, 325, 371. Spring.

AT 415. Administration of Athletic Training (3)
Designed to aid the student in developing a knowledge of principles, organization, and administration of athletic training programs. Prepares the student for clinical experiences involving prevention, evaluation, care, and rehabilitation of injuries associated with physical activity. Co-requisite: AT 471. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 271, 272, 323, 325, 340, 341, 371, 372. Fall.

AT 427. Senior Seminar (2)
Designed to prepare students to take the NATA-BOC certification examination and further their knowledge in athletic training. Corequisite: AT 472. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 271, 272, 323, 325, 340, 341, 371, 372. 415, 471. Spring.

AT 457, 458. Directed Readings (1–3)
Independent readings directed by members of the athletic training faculty members. Materials may be obtained from the department chair or program director.

AT 460. Independent Study (1–3)
An opportunity for the outstanding student to pursue professional interest areas in some degree of depth. Library research in the form of an undergraduate thesis will be required. Materials may be obtained from the department chair or program director.

AT 471. Athletic Training Practicum V (2)
Designed to enhance the athletic training students knowledge of theory and practical application through senior level competencies and clinical hours. Co-requisite: 415 AT 415. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 271, 272, 323, 325, 340, 341, 371. Fall.

AT 472. Athletic Training Practicum VI (2)
Designed to further enhance the athletic training student’s knowledge of theory and practical application through senior level competencies and clinical hours. Co-requisite: AT 427. Prerequisites: AT 222, 223, 271, 272, 323, 325, 340, 341, 371, 372, 415, 471. Spring.

Biology

BIO 122. Medical Terminology (3)
Etymology of the words and terms used in medicine and in the biological sciences. Emphasizes objective test taking. Every semester.

BIO 134, 135. Human Anatomy and Physiology (4),(4)
An integrated study of the structure and function of the human body systems. Lecture and laboratory sessions. Spring and summer.

BIO 226. Nutrition (3)
The biological principles of human nutrition. Prerequisite: CHM 113 or consent of instructor.

Physical Education

PE 329. Kinesiology (4)
The methods and procedures of analyzing human motion. Mechanical and anatomical principles of movement are taught and applied to fundamental human movements as they relate to participation in sports and physical activity. Laboratory activities will serve as a practical means of reinforcing the total learning situation. Prerequisite: BIO 134.

PE 330. Physiology of Exercise (4)
Application of basic physiological principles to exercise and movement as they relate to human motion. Laboratory activities will serve as a practical means of reinforcing the total learning situation. Prerequisite: BIO 134.

PE 333. Sport in Society (3)
Sociological aspects covered may include sports in society, violence and sports, economics of sports, sports and the mass media, and sexism and racism in sports. Psychological aspects covered may include attention and arousal in sports, motivation, personality and sports, audience impact, team cohesion, and aggression. Junior status or above.

PE 338. Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education (3)
Techniques used in measuring and evaluating performance in the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains. Elementary statistical procedures will be covered in order to analyze and interpret test scores. Appropriate methods for determining grades in health and physical education will be presented along with techniques for data collection and treatment for research.