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Curriculum Requirements

  • ATP 1110 Introduction to Athletic Training & Sports Medicine*
  • ATP 1120 Clinical Methods in Athletic Training*
  • ATP 1200 Athletic Training Emergency Care*
  • ATP 2200 Basic Athletic Training*
  • ATP 2300 Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare
  • ATP 2310 Clinical Experience I
  • ATP 2320 Clinical Experience II
  • ATP 2850 Kinetic Human Anatomy*
  • ATP 2860 (or BIO 3060 & 3080) Human Physiology & Diseases
  • ATP 3180 Clinical Examination & Diagnosis I
  • ATP 3190 Clinical Examination & Diagnosis II
  • ATP 3210 General Medicine & Pharmacology I
  • ATP 3220 General Medicine & Pharmacology II
  • ATP 3300 Applied Research and Evidence Based Clinical Practice
  • ATP 3310 Clinical Experience III
  • ATP 3320 Clinical Experience IV
  • ATP 3810 Therapeutic Intervention I
  • ATP 3820 Therapeutic Intervention II
  • ATP 3830 Therapeutic Intervention III
  • ATP 4000 / 4010 / 4020 Internship
  • ATP 4120 Senior Seminar
  • ATP 4840 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training
  • PXS 2400 Human Nutrition
  • PXS 2900 Principles of Physical Conditioning
  • PXS 3120 Basic Biomechanics
  • PXS 4040 Exercise Physiology
  • PSY 1010 General Psychology - pre-requisite / co-requisite for ATP 2300

* denotes courses required to apply to the Methodist University Athletic Training Program

See Course Descriptions for details.

As a future healthcare service provider it is important for athletic training students to develop their knowledge, skills and abilities. In order for students to be able to practice their skills in a supervised manner, each clinical experience course requires the athletic training student to complete at least 50 laboratory hours in the day-to-day care and management of injuries during the semester and at least 300 laboratory hours annually under the guidance of a supervising athletic trainer. In addition, as part of each of the field experience course, athletic training students are required to complete a variety of written comparison assignments and to utilize their knowledge, skills, abilities in the day-to-day care and management of injured individuals at various off-campus sites for at least 150 laboratory hours under the guidance of a supervising allied health professional.

Students accepted into the Athletic Training Program are required to maintain an overall GPA of 2.50 and must complete all ATP courses with a grade of "C" or better.

Each student must comply with the regulations set forth in the Academic Catalogue under which he or she was admitted.

 

 

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