Athletic Training Education Program - Required Courses

Notice to prospective students:

The Athletic Training Education Program at Fort Lewis College has voluntarily withdrawn their CAATE accreditation and is no longer admitting students.  The date of voluntary withdrawal of accreditation coincides with the graduation of the last cohort in August 22, 2018. 

Current students who have been formally accepted into the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program will be able to complete their degree at Fort Lewis College. Courses required by these students will continue to be taught through the 2017-2018 academic year. No new students can declare an Athletic Training major. Students not formally admitted to the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program will not be able to complete the degree program.  Fort Lewis College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of December 20, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 87831-3101.

Requirements for BA in Athletic Training

For students to earn a BA in Athletic Training, each must obtain 40 General Education Credits, 6 Free Elective Credits, and 74 Athletic Training Major Credits. A Suggested Course Sequence is provided to demonstrate an average 8 semester plan to guide students.

Specific Departmental Requirements
AT 220 Clinical in Athletic Training I 1
AT 224 Foundations in Athletic Training 3
AT 240 Clinical in Athletic Training II 3
AT 260 Clinical in Athletic Training III 3
AT 283 Evaluation of Injuries I 3
AT 285 Evaluation of Injuries II 3
AT 320 Clinical in Athletic Training IV 3
AT 340 Clinical in Athletic Training V 3
AT 385 Therapeutic Modalities 2
AT 387 Therapeutic Exercise 3
AT 400

AT 420
Senior fall camp clinical in AT

Clinical in Athletic Training VI

AT 424 Advanced Medical Concepts 3
AT 440 Clinical in Athletic Training VII   3
AT 480 Administration in Athletic Training


AT 495 Research in Health Prof I


At 496 Research in Health Prof II 2
ES 242 Testing and Statistics  (gtMA1) *
ES 335 Kinesiology and Biomechanics 4
ES 353 Nutrition for Sport and Exercise 3
ES 360 Exercise Physiology 4
ES 375 Sport Psychology 3
ES 490 Exercise Specialist: Capstone 3
Auxiliary Requirements
BIO 233 Human Anatomy    4
BIO 234 Human Physiology (gtSC1)  4
Psych 157 Intro to Psychology (gtSS1) 3

# Pre-requite course for application to professional phase of ATEP

Athletic Training Education Program Director Carrie Meyer

Athletic Training Student Anatomy Review

Athletic Training Students During Evaluation of Injuries Class

Athletic Training Students Reviewing Surface Anatomy