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  Nov 25, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Athletic Training B.S.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

See the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Major in Athletic Training

(Major Code: 113)

The Athletic Training degree is an allied-health program with emphasis in preparing students for the professions meeting the health-care needs of the physically active. Students successfully completing the 120-hour program will receive a bachelor of science degree in athletic training. The faculty members are dedicated to provide all students with academic and clinical experiences. This program is designed to prepare professionals in:

  • Development of specified health-care skills in risk management and injury prevention,
  • Development of specified health-care skills in pathology of injury and illnesses, recognition and evaluation of athletic injuries/problems,
  • Development of specified health-care skills in implementation of acute care, therapeutic modalities, therapeutic exercise,
  • Development of specified health-care knowledge of pharmacology and nutrition as related to athletic performance,
  • Development of organizational and administrative skills for operation of athletic facilities,
  • Development of educational and counseling skills and knowledge of professional development for athletic trainers, and
  • Preparation for application for Texas state licensure as a Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT).

Basic Program Requirements

Course Requirements

University Core Curriculum (42 hours)

Refer to the "University Core Curriculum " section of this catalog.

Athletic Training Major Requirements

Electives (15 hours)

Program Information

Detailed information on the WTAMU Athletic Training Licensure Program (ATLP) can be located at

Advising Services Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guides

Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence) are available through linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists.

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