Exercise, Sport & Wellness - Athletic Training Emphasis

Certificates & Degrees - AS597/AS597B/AS597C/CE597
Exercise, Sport & Wellness - Athletic Training

Exercise, Sport & Wellness - Athletic Training Emphasis

This program prepares individuals to apply business, coaching, and physical education principles to the organization, administration, and management of athletic programs and teams, fitness/rehabilitation facilities and health clubs, sport recreation services, and athletic training programs. This includes instruction in program planning and development; business and financial management principles; sales, marketing and recruitment; event promotion, scheduling and management; facilities management; public relations; legal aspects of sports; and applicable health and safety standards. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of health-related fitness and wellness, injury prevention and management, strength and conditioning, and nutrition.
  • Identify, utilize and apply necessary principles of sport management, event management, emergency management, legal liability, and problem solving.
  • Demonstrate an organized approach to communication while utilizing appropriate behavior skills and recognizing different social attitudes.
  • Demonstrate appropriate strategies and technical skills with athletic taping, injury recognition and injury rehabilitation.
Required Courses (29 units)  Units
KIN 4 Nutrition 3
KIN 10 Introduction to Kinesiology 3
KIN 12 Sport Psychology 3
KIN 14 Athletic and Fitness Organization and Administration 3
KIN 16 Introduction to Athletic Training 3
KIN 30 First Aid and CPR 3
KIN 35 Foundations for Fitness and Wellness 3
Electives List A 4
Electives List B 4
Elective List A - Select 2 (4 units) Units
KIN 17 Athletic Training, Fall Sports, Upper Extremity 2
KIN 18 Athletic Training, Spring Sports, Lower Extremity 2
KIN 19 Athletic Training, Fall Sports, Head, Neck, and Spine 2
KIN 20 Athletic Training, Spring Sports, General Medicine 2
Elective List B (4 units) Units
KIN 21A Athletic Training Applications 2
KIN 21B Athletic Training Applications 2

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Exercise, Sport and Wellness: Athletic Training will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.