Suggested Course Sequence

Access the complete curriculum for the BS/MS, Athletic Training, from the Health Promotion Department section of the Daemen catalog.

Following is a suggested course sequence for your program. Courses may be offered as indicated and/or at other times. Consult your Advisor for further direction and planning. N.B.: Service Learning (3 credits) is included in Year 2 but may be taken earlier and may be fulfilled in one course or a combination of Service Learning courses or Service Learning Add-Ons.

Course Loads

Years 1 through 4 (including Summer between Years 3 and 4) (Undergraduate): Undergraduate tuition rates apply. Maximum of 18 credits allowed no additional tuition charge.

Immediately upon completion of Year 4 through Year 5 (Graduate): Graduate tuition rates apply. Summer studies: summer tuition rates apply. Consult the Office of Student Accounts for further information.

Year 1

LEARNING COMMUNITIES are generally completed in the first year (LC1 in the 1st semester; LC2 in the 2nd semester)

FIRST SEMESTER

  • ATH101 Introduction to Athletic Training (1)
  • BIO109/L General Biology I (3/1)*
  • CMP101 English Composition (3)
  • HPR102 Introduction to Health Care: Systems and Professions (3)
  • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships (3)
  • PSY103 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • Total Credits (17)

SECOND SEMESTER

  • BIO110/L General Biology II (3/1)*
  • Select one: CHE101/L General Chemistry (3/1)*; CHE110/L Chemistry I (4/0)*
  • MTH134 Pre Calculus (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (5)
  • Total Credits (16)

*Students selecting CHE110/L will also need to complete CHE111/L as part of the Free Electives. BIO109/L and BIO110/L fulfill prerequisites for BIO330/L, and either CHE101/L or the combination of CH110/L and CHE111/L fulfill prerequisites for BIO340/L.

Year 2

FIRST SEMESTER

  • BIO330/L General Anatomy (4/0)
  • Select one: EDU203 Learning Theory (3); HPR208 Health Promotion and Education (3)
  • HPR200 CPR and Emergency Health Care (2)
  • NSC310 Biostatistics (3)
  • PHY101/L (3/1)
  • FREE ELECTIVES (2)
  • Total Credits (18)

STUDENTS MAY BEGIN THE REQUIRED 50 HOURS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL OBSERVATION FOR APPLICATION INTO THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAM.

SECOND SEMESTER

  • ATH201 Seminar in Athletic Training (2)
  • BIO117 Human Nutrition (3)
  • BIO340/L General Physiology (4/0)
  • HPR/MGT219 Health Systems Management (3)
  • CORE-Service Learning (3)
  • FREE ELECTIVES (2)
  • Total Credits (17)

Year 3

FIRST SEMESTER

  • HPR301/L Physiology of Exercise and Cardiopulmonary Assessment (3/0)
  • HPR317/L Human Motion: Principles & Perspectives (4/0)
  • CMP315 Advanced Composition for Health Professionals (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (16)

SECOND SEMESTER

  • HPR332/L Current Concepts in Strength & Conditioning (3/0)
  • HPR340/L Musculoskeletal Fitness Assessment (3/0)
  • HPR350/L Fitness Training & Exercise Prescription (3/0)
  • Select one: HPR229 Holistic Lifestyle Perspectives (3); HPR313 Principles of Health Behavior Change (3); PSY308 Health Psychology (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVE (6)
  • Total Credits (18)

Summer Between Year 3 and Year 4

  • ATH500/L Introduction to Emergency Athletic Care (3/0)
  • ATH509/L Gross Anatomy (6/0)
  • Total Credits (9)

Year 4

FIRST SEMESTER

  • ATH501/L Foundations of Athletic Training I * (2/0)
  • ATH510/L Pathology & Clinical Examination I (4/0)
  • ATH580 Research Methods (3)
  • ATH590 Athletic Training: Practical Application I (3)
  • HPR320 Community Health Education and Disease Prevention (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

SECOND SEMESTER

  • ATH502 Foundations of Athletic Training II (2)*
  • ATH511/L Pathology and Clinical Examination II (4/0)
  • ATH512 Neuroscience (2)
  • ATH520/L Therapeutic Agents * (4/0)
  • ATH581 Research Seminar I (1)
  • ATH592 Athletic Training: Practical Application II * (3)*
  • CORE ELECTIVE (2)
  • Total Credits (18)

*Although taken in Year 4, this course is applicable to the requirements for the MS, Athletic Training portion of the curriculum.

SUMMER     

  • ATH595 Athletic Training; Summer Practical Application <Optional> (0)

Year 5

FIRST SEMESTER

  • ATH522 General Medical Conditions (3)
  • ATH523/L Therapeutic Intervention (4/0)
  • ATH525 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training (3)
  • ATH582 Research Seminar II (2)
  • ATH593 Athletic Training: Practical Application III (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

SECOND SEMESTER

  • ATH521 Pharmacology in Sports Medicine (2)
  • ATH524 Sports Nutrition (2)
  • ATH530 Psychosocial Aspects in Athletic Training (3)
  • ATH594 Athletic Training: Practical Application IV (3)
  • Total Credits (10)