Athletic Training (AT)

AT 101  Introduction to Athletic Training  2(2-0)  

Introduction to the profession and overview of the fundamentals of athletic training. (F, S)

AT 232  First Aid  2(1-1)  

Knowledge and skills in current first-aid and CPR procedures for the Lay Responder. First-aid and CPR certification will be earned in this class. (F, S, SS)

AT 233  Emergency Care in Athletic Training  1(1-1)  

CPR/AED training for the Professional Rescuer. Also, covers other emergency care skills used by athletic trainers. Prerequisite: AT 232 with a grade of B or better. (F, S, SS)

AT 234  Emergency Care  2(1-2)  

Study of emergency care of injuries/illnesses, including the assessment of vital signs, splinting and emergency transport. Overview of injuries/illnesses associated with sudden death. Prerequisite: AT 232 and AT 260. Corequisite: N/A (F, S)

AT 260  Injury/Illness Care and Prevention  3(2-2)  

Study of prevention and care of injuries and illnesses commonly sustained in an active population. (F, S)

AT 279  Practicum in Athletic Training I  2(0-4)  

Instruction, practice and evaluation of assigned NATA psychomotor competencies and clinical proficiencies. Prerequisite: AT 232 with a grade of B or better and AT 260. (F, S)

AT 291  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Special Topics. (F, S) Repeatable (99).

AT 301  (N/A)   Physical Assessment  3(2-2)  

Study of physical assessments including bone/soft tissue palpations, vital signs, goniometry, manual muscle testing, neurological testing, postural assessment, functional movement screening and documentation of results. Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and 223L and BIOL 224 and 224L. Corequisite: N/A (F, S)

AT 323  Functional Exercise Training  2(1-2)  

Course applications include exercise program design, aspects of functional training, and components of various types of exercise regimens as related to injury prevention and recovery. Prerequisite: EXHP 364. (S)

AT 330  Lower Extremity Evaluation  3(2-2)  

An in-depth study of assessment techniques and protocols applicable to injuries to the upper extremities. Prerequisite: AT 279 with a grade of B or better and BIOL 223 and 223L and approval of program director. (F)

AT 331  Upper Extremity Evaluation  3(2-2)  

An in-depth study of assessment techniques and protocols applicable to injuries to the upper extremities. Prerequisite: AT 279 with a grade of B or better and BIOL 223 and 223L and approval of program director. (S)

AT 332  Head, Neck, and Spine Evaluation  3(2-2)  

An in-depth study of assessment techniques and protocols applicable to injuries to the head, neck, and spine. Prerequisite: AT 330 and AT 331. (F)

AT 339  Clinical Pathology and Assessment  3(2-2)  

Study of differential signs and symptoms produced by systemic diseases affecting physical activity in individuals to enable the athletic trainer in making sound clinical decisions. Prerequisite: AT 330 and approval of program director. (S)

AT 379  Practicum in Athletic Training II  1(0-2)  

Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisite: AT 279 a with a grade of B or better and approval of the program director. (F)

AT 389  Practicum in Athletic Training III  1(0-2)  

Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisite: AT 379 with a grade of B or better. (S)

AT 400  Workshop  (1-5 V)  

Learning experiences in athletic training offered in large block of time not corresponding to the weekly meeting times of the regular course offerings. Prerequisite: Approval of the program director. (*) Repeatable (99).

AT 419  Clinical Experience I  3(3-0)  

Initial supervised experience in the clinical setting by a clinical preceptor. Prerequisite: Acceptance into clinical portion of program and approval of the program director. Corequisite: AT 379. (F, S)

AT 420  Clinical Experience II  3(3-0)  

Supervised experience in the clinical setting by a clinical preceptor. Prerequisite: AT 379 and 419 with a grade of B or better. Corequisite: AT 389. (S)

AT 421  Clinical Experience II  3(3-0)  

Supervised experience in the clinical setting by a clinical preceptor. Prerequisite: AT 420. Corequisite: AT 479. (F)

AT 422  Clinical Experience IV  3(3-0)  

Supervised experience in the clinical setting by a clinical preceptor. Prerequisite: AT 479 and AT 421 with a grade of B or better. Corequisite: AT 489. (S)

AT 430  Therapeutic Modalities  3(2-2)  

Study of theories and application of modalities used in the athletic training setting for the treatment of injuries. Prerequisite: AT 279 with a grade of B or better and approval of program director. (F)

AT 431  Therapeutic Exercise  3(2-2)  

Study of current rehabilitation theories and application in the athletic training setting. Prerequisite: AT 430 and approval of the program director. (F)

AT 443  Administration in Athletic Training  3(3-0)  

An examination of current topics in athletic training including legal liability, athletic training administration issues, and budgetary concerns. Prerequisite: Approval by program director. (S)

AT 479  Practicum in Athletic Training IV  1(0-2)  

Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisite: AT 389 with a grade of B or better. (F)

AT 488  BOC Test Prep  1(0-2)  

Instruction, practice, evaluation and application of the Clinical Proficiencies and education competencies of NATA. Prerequisite: AT 479 with a grade of B or better. Corequisite: AT 489. (S)

AT 489  Practicum in Athletic Training V  1(0-2)  

Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisite: AT 479 with a grade of B or better. (S)

AT 491  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. (*) Repeatable (99).

AT 494  Field Experience  (1-5 V)  

Learning experience to be conducted in athletic training related clinical environment and supervised by the athletic training education program. Prerequisite: Approval of program director. (*) Repeatable (99).

AT 495  Independent Study  (1-5 V)  

Independent Study. Prerequisite: Approval of program director. (*) Repeatable (99).

AT 501  Foundations of Athletic Training  3(2-2)  

Study of select clinical skills of the athletic trainer, including taping/wrapping, goniometry, manual muscle testing, environmental concerns, record keeping, vital signs and immediate care of injuries/illnesses. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the MSAT Program. Corequisite: N/A (SS)

AT 502  Anatomy of Injury/Illness  4(2-4)  

The study of the anatomical aspects of injuries and illnesses. The human integumentary, musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine and digestive systems will be studied related to injury and illness. Prerequisite: Admission into the MSAT Program. Corequisite: N/A (SS)

AT 503  Fundamentals of Public Health  1(1-0)  

Foundations of public health as it relates to athletic training, includes the history and current structure of public health, essential services, and national and professional organizations of public health society. Prerequisite: Acceptance to MSAT program. Corequisite: N/A (SS)

AT 504  Concepts of Ther Interventions  1(1-0)  

Instruction on the concepts for the use of therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation in the management of injuries, including the application of select therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into MSAT Program. Corequisite: N/A (SS)

AT 510  Clinical Integration I  2(2-0)  

The clinical integration of knowledge and skills of athletic training in various clinical settings, under the direction of an assigned clinical preceptor. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the MSAT Program. (F)

AT 511  Assessment and Management I  5(3-4)  

Study of pathomechanics, assessment, and therapeutic intervention of the lower extremity. Use of evidence based assessment and intervention techniques for sound clinical decision making based on patient's needs. Prerequisite: AT 501 and AT 504. Corequisite: N/A (F)

AT 513  Professionalism and Ethics  1(1-0)  

Study of the professional and ethical behaviors of the certified athletic trainer. (F)

AT 514  Research Design  3(3-0)  

Study of the research process and evidence based practice in athletic training. Course will consist of evaluation of available research evidence quality and interpret statistical data and relevance. (F)

AT 520  Clinical Integration II  3(3-0)  

The clinical integration of knowledge and skills of athletic training in the clinical environment, under the direction of a clinical preceptor. Prerequisite: AT 510. (S)

AT 521  Assessment and Management II  5(3-4)  

Study of pathomechanics, assessment, and therapeutic intervention of the upper extremity. Use of evidence based assessment and intervention techniques for sound clinical decision making based on patient’s needs. Prerequisite: AT 511. Corequisite: N/A (S)

AT 522  General Medical and Pharmacology  5(3-4)  

Study of general medical conditions and pharmacological topics related to active patients under the care of the athletic trainer, resulting in the ability to make sound decisions related to management and referral. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the MSAT Program. (S)

AT 530  Clinical Integration III  2(2-0)  

A general medical specific clinical integration. Students will be responsible for obtaining a family practice or internal medicine physician to serve as their clinical preceptor. Must be approved by the program director. Prerequisite: AT 520. (SS)

AT 531  Assessment and Management III  3(2-2)  

Study of pathomechanics, assessment, and therapeutic intervention of the head, neck and spine. Use of evidence based assessment and intervention techniques for sound clinical decision making based on patient's needs. Prerequisite: AT 521. Corequisite: N/A (SS)

AT 532  Psychology and Social Aspects  2(2-0)  

The study, recognition and appropriate intervention of disorders affecting socio-cultural, mental, emotional and physical behaviors of those under the care of the athletic trainer. (SS)

AT 533  Fundamentals of Epidemiology  1(1-0)  

Understanding of health risk and injury. Topics include history of epidemiology and population health, epidemiological study design and population health data tracking in the US as it relates to athletic training. (SS)

AT 540  Clinical Integration IV  4(4-0)  

The clinical integration of knowledge and skills of athletic training in the clinical environment, under the direction of a clinical preceptor. Prerequisite: AT 530. (F)

AT 542  Administration in Athletic Training  3(3-0)  

Study of planning, coordinating and supervising administrative components of athletic training, including those pertaining to health care, financial, personnel, facilities management and public relations. (F)

AT 545  Applied Research Statistics in AT  3(3-0)  

Introduces the statistical analyses common in athletic training research. Focus will be on quantitative statistical methods for conducting experimental and correlational research. Prerequisite: AT 514. (F)

AT 550  Clinical Integration V  5(5-0)  

The clinical integration of knowledge and skills of athletic training in the clinical sitting under the direction of a as clinical preceptor. This is a full immersion clinical experience. Prerequisite: AT 540. (S)

AT 551  BOC Test Prep  1(1-0)  

This course involves assessment of the student's current status of preparation for the BOC exam. Guidance for reviewing the knowledge and skills content of NATA educational competencies and study plan development. Prerequisite: Enrolled in last semester of the MSAT Program. (S)

AT 592  Research  (1-5 V)  

Group research project in athletic training conducted in collaboration with an athletic training faculty member. Literature review, proposal, data collection, data analysis, and poster presentation. Prerequisite: Approval of an Athletic Training faculty member. (S) Repeatable (3).