College of Health and Human Development

B.S., Athletic Training

The Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) has a separate application
from the CSUN admissions process. Admission criteria include
GPA, observation hours, letters of recommendation and a personal
interview with the selection committee. For further information,
please go to the ATEP section of the Kinesiology Department website
( The ATEP is accredited by the Commission
on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The 2-year
(5 semester) ATEP provides students with academic and clinical experiences
designed to prepare them for the Board of Certification (BOC)
examination and a successful career in the field.
1. Athletic Training Prerequisite Coursework (24 units)
All prerequisite course work must be completed by the end of the
Spring semester in which the student intends to apply to the ATEP.
BIOL 101/L General Biology and Lab (3/1) (Satisfies GE, Natural Sciences)
BIOL 211 Human Anatomy (2)
BIOL 212 Laboratory Studies in Human Anatomy (1)
BIOL 281 Human Physiology (3)
FCS 207 Nutrition for Life (3) (Satisfies GE, Lifelong Learning)
MATH 140 Introductory Statistics (4)
PSY 150 Principles of Human Behavior (3) (Satisfies GE, Social Sciences)
KIN 337/L Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries and Lab (3/1)
2. Lower Division Kinesiology Core (6 units)
KIN 200 Foundations of Kinesiology (3)
KIN 201/L Movement Forms—Sport, Dance and Exercise (2/1)
3. Upper Division Kinesiology Core Courses (22 units)
KIN 300 Foundations and Analysis of Human Movement (3)
KIN 305 Historical and Philosophical Bases of Kinesiology (4)
KIN 306 Socio-Psychological Aspects of Physical Activity (3)
KIN 329/L Motor Learning and Control and Lab (3/1)
KIN 345/L Biomechanics and Lab (3/1)
KIN 346/L Physiology of Exercise and Lab (3/1)
Sciences) (3)
4. Upper Division Athletic Training Required Courses (40 units)
HSCI 336 Health Aspects of Drug Use (3) (Satisfies GE, Lifelong Learning)
HSCI 345 Public Health Issues (3) (Satisfies GE, Social Sciences)
KIN 333 Injury Prevention Clinical Reasoning (2)
KIN 334 Evaluation and Rehabilitation Clinical Reasoning (2)
KIN 338/L Lower Extremity Injury Evaluation Techniques and Lab (2/1)
KIN 339/L Upper Extremity Injury Evaluation and Lab (2/1)
KIN 340 Medical Documentation (1)
KIN 341 Prevention and Evaluation Clinical Experience (1)
KIN 342 Rehabilitation and Evaluation Clinical Experience (1)
KIN 349 General Medical Conditions (3)
KIN 415 Medical Aspects of Athletic Injuries (3)
KIN 437 Athletic Training Administration (3)
KIN 441 Administration and Treatment Clinical Experience (1)
KIN 442 Advanced Clinical Experience Techniques (1)
KIN 443 Advanced Activities Clinical Reasoning (2)
KIN 444 Professional Preparation (2)
KIN 457/L Therapeutic Modalities in Sports Medicine and Lab (2/1)
KIN 467/L Therapeutic Exercise Techniques and Lab (2/1)
Total Units Required for the B.S. Degree 123