Jan 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 healthcare 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

Program Information

Athletic Training majors must achieve a grade of “B” or better in all courses with an ATTR prefix and a “C” or better in SES prefix courses, BIOL 2401 , and BIOL 2402 . Failure to do so requires retaking of the course. Detailed information on the WTAMU Athletic Training Licensure Program (ATLP) can be located at www.wtamu.edu/athletictraining.

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