Curriculum Guides


Physical Education (5550)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Athletic Training (555002BS)

College of Health Professions

Year 1

3100:200 Human Anat & Physiology I3
3100:201 Human Anat & Phys Lab I1
3300:111 English Composition I3
5550:212 First Aid & CPR - Prof Rescuer2
5550:150 Concepts in Health & Fitness3
5550:110 Intro: Athletic Training1
Mathematics:3470:260 Basic Statistics (recommended)3
Min Credit Total 16
3100:203 Human Anat & Phys Lab II1
3300:112 English Composition II3
3850:100 Introduction to Sociology3
5550:240 Care & Prev-Athletic Injuries3
5550:241 Care & Prev of Ath Injury Lab1
3100:202 Human Anat & Physiology II3
Natural Science:Concepts in Geology 1
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

5550:201 Kinesiology3
5550:250 Principle of Athletic Training2
2740:230 Basic Pharmacology3
5550:242 Therapeutic Modalities3
5550:243 Athletic Training Lab I1
5550:260 Sprts Rls & Rgltns for Ath Trn1
Oral Communication:Any3
Min Credit Total 16
3750:100 Introduction to Psychology3
7760:133 Nutrition Fundamentals3
5550:275 Adv Athletic Injury Mgt:Lo Ext3
5550:276 Athletic Training Lab II1
5550:255 Emergency Care for Ath Train3
5550:401 Musculoskel Anatomy II:Lo Extr3
Min Credit Total 16
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

5550:400 Musculoskel Anatomy I:Up Extr3
5550:302 Physiology of Exercise3
5550:342 Adv Athletic Injury Mgt:Up Ext3
5550:343 Athletic Training Lab III1
2740:120 Medical Terminology3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 15
5550:360 Practicum I1
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
5550:470 Orthopedic Injury & Pathology3
5550:332 Therapeutic Exr & Rehab I Prin3
5550:333 Athletic Training Lab IV1
5550:412 General Medical Aspects3
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

5550:405 Clinical Experience I2
5550:426 Nutrition for Sports3
5550:352 Strength & Condition Fund3
5550:449 Org & Adm for Health Care Prof3
5550:445 Therapeutic Exr & Rehab II App3
5550:444 Athletic Training Lab V1
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 17
5550:467 Practicum II1
5550:456 Research Seminar2
5550:395 Field Experience1
5550:415 Seminar in Athletic Training2
5550:465 Psychology of Injury Rehab2
Humanities:Any Set3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 may be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in the Western Tradition.
5550:395 Field Experience is offered for 1-6 credits. Students should take 3 credits (Spring Year 4).
English I & II must be completed with a C or better for transfer into the College of Education. Anatomy and Physiology I & II must also be completed with a C or better.
Admission to the program occurs only once per year. See the Department of Sports Science and Wellness Education for specific dates and application requirements.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.
Three Year Accelerated Option
For first time students who have earned credits for at least the first year of courses. Credits can be earned through qualifying scores on appropriate Advanced Placement (AP) exams or through Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) courses. Credits for qualifying AP scores or PSEOP courses are determined by the appropriate academic department. Departments may assign varied course credit, depending on the student’s score on an AP exam or PSEOP course. Students may also receive credit by examination or via placement tests, where appropriate.

Guide Updated: 09-11-2014