The minor in Athletic Training will create a pathway for students prepare them for graduate programs in Athletic Training as well as gain the skills need to succeed other related athletic health care fields. The program will emphasize patient-centered care and evidence-based practice while providing the student with a combination of didactic and clinical education. The minor program will focus on taping, bracing, palpation, CPR/First-Aid, applying classroom knowledge in health care, scientific writing, and critical thinking within the discipline. A minor in Athletic Training will not allow a student to sit for the Board of Certification exam or to become licensed to practice as an athletic trainer.

The Athletic Training Minor requires 18 credit hours. A 2.75 grade point average in the minor is required. Students that wish to minor in Athletic Training must meet with the Athletic Training Academic Advisor before declaring the minor. For appointment please email mrlake@ches.ua.edu.

Course
Hours
ATR 258Clinical Fundamentals1
ATR 272First Aid, Safety & CPR1
ATR 300Foundations in AT3
ATR 305Clinical Biomechanics3
ATR 312Healthcare Teams2
ATR 405Injury Psychology3
ATR 432Applied Performance Physiology3
HD 203Medical Terminology2
Total Hours18