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  Sep 21, 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 www.wtamu.edu/athletictraining.

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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