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Athletic Training Education Program
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Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science Athletic Training

Requirements

Core:

  • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • KIN 300 Biomechanics of Human Movement (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 208 or equivalent.
  • KIN 301 Exercise Physiology (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207 or equivalent 4-unit Human Physiology course with 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor.
  • KIN 312 Motor Control and Learning (3)
    Prerequisites: For KIN majors: BIOL 207, 208; PSY 100. For PSY Neuroscience majors: BIOL 208, 342; PSY 100.

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • ATEP 207 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 210 or equivalent.
  • KIN 263 Techniques in Physical Fitness (2)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • NUTR 132 Introductory Nutrition (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: One Foundation course.
  • PHYS 100A General Physics (4)
    Prerequisites: MATH 109 or 113 or 117 or 119A or 120 or 122.
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: GE A1 requirement.

Take one of the following courses:

  • CHEM 100 Chemistry and Today's World (4)
    Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course (GE categories A1, A2, A3 or B2).
  • CHEM 111A General Chemistry (5)
    Prerequisites: A passing score on the Chemistry Placement Examination (credit in CHEM 191 does not substitute for a passing score on the Chemistry Placement Examination) and a "C" or better in MATH 113 or 117 or 119A or 122. One year of high school chemistry is strongly recommended.
  • CHEM 140 General, Organic, and Biochemistry (5)
    Prerequisites: A GE math course (may be taken concurrently); high school chemistry or equivalent.

Take one of the following courses:

  • BIOL 260 Biostatistics (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 211 or BIOL 207 or MICR 200; MATH 111 or 113 or 119A or 122 all with a grade of "C" or better.
  • KIN 483 Statistics in Human Movement Science (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300, 301, 312.
  • PSY 210 Introductory Statistics (4)
    Prerequisites: PSY 100, GE A1 requirement, and eligible to take a General Education Mathematics course.
  • STAT 108 Statistics for Everyday Life (3)
    Prerequisites: None.

Upper Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • ATEP 304 Clinical Aspects of Athletic Training (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; ATEP 207.
  • ATEP 306 Medical Aspects of Athletic Training (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; ATEP 207.
  • ATEP 308A Athletic Training Evaluation I (3)
    Prerequisites: ATEP 207, BIOL 208.
  • ATEP 308B Athletic Training Evaluation II (3)
    Prerequisites: ATEP 308A.
  • ATEP 309 Developmental and Therapeutic Exercise (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300, 301 or consent of instructor.
  • ATEP 310 Therapeutic Approaches in Athletic Train (3)
    Prerequisites: ATEP 308A or 309 or consent of instructor.
  • ATEP 407 Management Strategies in Athletic Training (3)
    Prerequisites: Senior standing or consent of instructor.
  • ATEP 490A Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and Grade of "B" or better in ATEP 207; satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Physical Exam Form and satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Technical Standards Form.
  • ATEP 490B Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and successful completion of ATEP 490A; satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Physical Exam Form and satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Technical Standards Form.
  • ATEP 490C Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and successful completion of ATEP 490B.
  • ATEP 490D Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and successful completion of ATEP 490C.
  • H SC 427 Drugs and Health (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing.
  • KIN 315 Motor Development (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; PSY 100 or equivalent.
  • KIN 339I Psychology of Sport Behavior and Athletic Performance (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, PSY 100 and upper division standing.
  • KIN 368 Resistance Training for Fitness (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300 and 301.

Take one of the following courses:

  • KIN 332I Sociocultural Dimensions of Sport/Human Movement (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; PSY 100.
  • KIN 335 Historical and Cultural Foundations of Sport and Kinesiology in America (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing.