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Athletic Training (B.S.)

The Athletic Training Program is designed to prepare students for opportunities in the athletic training profession. Students will explore the five domains of athletic training which include: Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection; Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis; Immediate and Emergency Care; Treatment and Rehabilitation; and Organization and Professional Health and Well-being.

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The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Board of Certification Examination Results

BOC pass rates are above the national average. See: BOC results 2011-2013 (pdf).

Requirements for Athletic Training Program

    Requirements for the Athletic Training Program are as follows:

    A. SAT Scores

    A combined score of at least 1050 is required.

    B. Promotion and Graduation

    Students must achieve a "C+" (77) or better in all athletic training courses and sciences. Courses can only be repeated once. Students must also have a 2.5 GPA at the beginning of their junior year to be promoted and graduated from Endicott College. At selected points in the program, students must pass a comprehensive examination to continue in the major.

    C. Clinical Sites

    The Chair of Athletic Training places students in formal clinical sites. Students gain a variety of clinical experiences under the direct supervision of Endicott's certified athletic training staff and through placements at our formal affiliations with high schools, colleges, rehabilitation facilities, and sports medicine clinics. Please click on the link below for a description of internship and clinical education course objectives.

    Internship/Clinical Experience Objectives (pdf)

    D. Transportation to Clinical Sites

    Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

    E. Transfer Students (from another athletic training program)

    Transfer students from another college must present a course description of each athletic training course taken and a transcript from the previous program for evaluation by the Athletic Training Curriculum Committee. A grade of "C+" or better is required for transfer credit to be considered for all Athletic Training courses and science courses.

    F. Technical Standards

    In order to register for classes and before you can be officially enrolled in the athletic training program, you must sign the form that states that you meet the technical standards for the Athletic Training program, which is required by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The Technical Standards form is included in the Athletic Training Student Manual and can be obtained by clicking on the link below.

    Technical Standards Form (pdf)

    G. Full-time Status

    All students in the Bachelor degree Athletic Training program must be enrolled as full-time students.

    The Athletic Training Program meets all eligibility requirements to sit for the Board of Certification Examination. 

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 128

    Freshman - Credits: 33

    • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    AT 100 - Internship (Cr: 2)
    AT 101 - Athletic Training I (Cr: 4)
    AT 203 - Athletic Training II (Cr: 4)
    BIO 201/201L - Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab (Cr: 4)
    Satisfies General Education Elective Requirement
    BIO 202/202L - Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab (Cr: 4)
    Satisfies General Education Elective Requirement
    ENG 101 - College Writing Seminar (Cr: 3)
    Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement
    LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry (Cr: 3)
    PE 110 - First Aid and Safety (Cr: 3)
    Satisfies Science and Technology General Education Requirement
    PE 210 - Nutrition (Cr: 3)

    Sophomore - Credits: 32

    AT 200 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 2)
    AT 201 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 2)
    AT 215 - Exercise Physiology (Cr: 3)
    Satisfies Writing Designated requirement
    AT 301 - Evaluation of Injury I (Cr: 4)
    AT 304 - Kinesiology (Cr: 4)
    AT 308 - Structural Kinesiology (Cr: 4)
    CHE 105/105L - General Chemistry I and Lab (Cr: 4)
    Satisfies General Education Elective Requirement
    PE 208 - Personal and Community Health (Cr: 3)
    PE 234 - Strength and Conditioning (Cr: 3)
    PSY 100 - General Psychology (Cr: 3)
    Satisfies Individual and Society General Education Requirement

    Junior - Credits: 33

    • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
    AT 302 - Evaluation of Injury II (Cr: 4)
    AT 305 - Therapeutic Exercise (Cr: 4)
    AT 306 - Administration of Athletic Training Programs (Cr: 3)
    AT 307 - Therapeutic Modalities (Cr: 3)
    AT 310 - Athletic Training Practicum (Cr: 3)
    AT 311 - Athletic Training Practicum (Cr: 3)
    AT 330 - Pharmacological Perspectives in Athletic Training (Cr: 3)
    AT 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)

    Senior - Credits: 30

    • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    AT 402 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 3)
    AT 480 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 12)
    AT 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
    AT 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)
    BIO 335 - Pathophysiology (Cr: 3)

    Careers

    High Schools
    Colleges and Universities
    Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics
    Corporate and Industrial Health Programs
    Health and Conditioning Facilities
    Athletic Training Curriculum Programs
    Professional Athletic Organizations

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Demonstrate the application and mastery of clinical skills and profiencies.
    2. Communicate effiectively in a clinical setting.
    3. Communicate effectively in a written form within the conventions of the Athletic Training discipline.
    4. Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline of Athletic Training.
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