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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Kinesiology

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (120 units)

The Department of Kinesiology offers the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree through the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). ATEP is nationally accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities. Students who want to become certified athletic trainers must earn a degree from an accredited athletic training curriculum. For additional information please refer to the following website: http://www.nata.org/athletic-training

The ATEP is designed for formal instruction in areas such as injury/illness prevention, first aid and emergency care, assessment of injury/illness, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic intervention, and nutrition. Classroom learning is enhanced through clinical education experiences. Upon successful completion of all the ATEP requirements and Program Director approval, students are eligible to take the Board of Certification (BOC) examination to become a certified athletic trainer (ATC). Entry level careers in athletic training include professional sports, colleges & universities, secondary schools, and emerging settings such as hospital & clinical, industrial/occupational, military, performing arts, physician extender, and public safety.

Admission Under Impaction

The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training is an impacted major and requires a supplemental program application in addition to the CSULB admission application. Admission to CSULB does not guarantee admission into the Athletic Training major.

Refer to the following website for additional impaction criteria: http://www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/admissions/impacted_major.html.

Athletic Training Education Program Website

Refer to the following website for the most current ATEP information, supplemental application packet, and resources: http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/departments/kin/athletic-training/index.html

Requirements

Core:

  • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • KIN 300 Biomechanics of Human Movement (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 208 or equivalent.
  • KIN 301 Exercise Physiology (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207 or equivalent 4-unit Human Physiology course with 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor.
  • KIN 312 Motor Control and Learning (3)
    Prerequisites: For KIN majors: BIOL 207, 208; PSY 100. For PSY Neuroscience majors: BIOL 208, 342; PSY 100.

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • ATEP 207 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 210 or equivalent.
  • KIN 263 Techniques in Physical Fitness (2)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • NUTR 132 Introductory Nutrition (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: One Foundation course.
  • PHYS 100A General Physics (4)
    Prerequisites: MATH 109 or 113 or 117 or 119A or 120 or 122.
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: GE A1 requirement.

Take one of the following courses:

  • CHEM 100 Chemistry and Today's World (4)
    Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course (GE categories A1, A2, A3 or B2).
  • CHEM 111A General Chemistry (5)
    Prerequisites: A passing score on the Chemistry Placement Examination (credit in CHEM 191 does not substitute for a passing score on the Chemistry Placement Examination) and a "C" or better in MATH 113 or 117 or 119A or 122. One year of high school chemistry is strongly recommended.
  • CHEM 140 General, Organic, and Biochemistry (5)
    Prerequisites: A GE math course (may be taken concurrently); high school chemistry or equivalent.

Take one of the following courses:

  • BIOL 260 Biostatistics (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 211 or BIOL 207 or MICR 200; MATH 111 or 113 or 119A or 122 all with a grade of "C" or better.
  • KIN 483 Statistics in Human Movement Science (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300, 301, 312.
  • PSY 210 Introductory Statistics (4)
    Prerequisites: PSY 100, GE A1 requirement, and eligible to take a General Education Mathematics course.
  • STAT 108 Statistics for Everyday Life (3)
    Prerequisites: None.

Upper Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • ATEP 304 Clinical Aspects of Athletic Training (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; ATEP 207.
  • ATEP 306 Medical Aspects of Athletic Training (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; ATEP 207.
  • ATEP 308A Athletic Training Evaluation I (3)
    Prerequisites: ATEP 207, BIOL 208.
  • ATEP 308B Athletic Training Evaluation II (3)
    Prerequisites: ATEP 308A.
  • ATEP 309 Developmental and Therapeutic Exercise (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300, 301 or consent of instructor.
  • ATEP 310 Therapeutic Approaches in Athletic Train (3)
    Prerequisites: ATEP 308A or 309 or consent of instructor.
  • ATEP 407 Management Strategies in Athletic Training (3)
    Prerequisites: Senior standing or consent of instructor.
  • ATEP 490A Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and Grade of "B" or better in ATEP 207; satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Physical Exam Form and satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Technical Standards Form.
  • ATEP 490B Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and successful completion of ATEP 490A; satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Physical Exam Form and satisfactory completion of CSULB ATEP Technical Standards Form.
  • ATEP 490C Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and successful completion of ATEP 490B.
  • ATEP 490D Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training (2)
    Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and successful completion of ATEP 490C.
  • H SC 427 Drugs and Health (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing.
  • KIN 315 Motor Development (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; PSY 100 or equivalent.
  • KIN 339I Psychology of Sport Behavior and Athletic Performance (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, PSY 100 and upper division standing.
  • KIN 368 Resistance Training for Fitness (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300 and 301.

Take one of the following courses:

  • KIN 332I Sociocultural Dimensions of Sport/Human Movement (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207, 208; PSY 100.
  • KIN 335 Historical and Cultural Foundations of Sport and Kinesiology in America (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing.
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