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Athletic Training Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
Pathway: Healthcare

We combine challenging course work with clinical experiences. After successfully completing the program, you’ll be eligible to take the Board of Certification examination.

Academics

Fall
  • ATTR 101 Prospective Athletic Training A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • BIOL 101 General Biology Exclamation Point An A in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • BIOL 103 General Biology Laboratory Exclamation Point An A in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    1
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • WVUE 191 First Year Seminar
    1
  • MATH 128 Plane Trigonometry Exclamation Point
    3
17
Spring
  • ATTR 121 Sport Injury Control and Management A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • ATTR 122 Sports Injury Control and Management Lab A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    1
  • BIOL 102 General Biology Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • BIOL 104 General Biology Laboratory Exclamation Point An A in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    1
  • HN&F 171 Introduction to Human Nutrition Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
14
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Find people from class/es who live in your residence hall and review class with them
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • New international students: Find a mentor who is an upperclassman
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Attend the Sophomore Celebration to celebrate your successful freshman year and becoming a sophomore
  • Consult Student Legal Services for advice on what to look for in an off-campus housing contract
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend Monday Night Lights
  • Attend a football game

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Participate in an Outdoor Recreation Center spring or winter break trip
  • Have a challenging conversation with someone from a different background
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Join a student organization
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Exercise daily
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Attend a resume writing class
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Attend a career fair

Academics

Fall
  • ATTR 218 Gross Anatomy Lab
    1
  • ATTR 219 Gross Anatomy Exclamation Point
    3
  • ATTR 220 Taping/Bracing and Padding
    2
  • ATTR 222 Orthopedic Assessment 1 Exclamation Point
    3
  • ATTR 281 Athletic Training Practicum 1
    2
  • CHPR 170 Health of the Individual Exclamation Point
    3
14
Spring
  • ATTR 221 Advanced Athletic Training 1 Exclamation Point
    3
  • ATTR 282 Athletic Training Practicum 2
    2
  • ATTR 332 Orthopedic Assessment 2 Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • SEP 425 Psychological Aspects of Sport Injury
    3
  • EXPH 365 Exercise Physiology 1 Exclamation Point
    3
17
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Find a faculty mentor

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Visit the Outdoor Education Center and participate in a Challenge Course or Canopy Tour
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life
  • Join a student organization
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program
  • Make a friend from another country
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Become a level 1 Bystander Trainer
  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu
  • Stay active with moveWELL, the Student Rec Center and Outdoor Rec Center
  • Take a fitness class at the Rec Center
  • Spend a day without technology

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)

Academics

Fall
  • ATTR 301 Athletic Training Practicum 3
    2
  • ATTR 321 Therapeutic Modalities Exclamation Point
    3
  • ATTR 323 Athletic Injury Rehabilitation Exclamation Point
    2
  • PSIO 441 Mechanisms of Body Function Exclamation Point
    4
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Elective
    3
17
Spring
  • ATTR 302 Athletic Training Practicum 4
    2
  • ATTR 324 Athletic Injury Rehabilitation 2
    2
  • ATTR 325 Organization & Administration
    3
  • ATTR 326 Clinical Drug Application
    1
  • ATTR 427 Biomechanics
    3
  • CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry Exclamation Point
    4
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Become a tutor or mentor in your major
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Visit the West Virginia and Regional History Center in the Downtown Library
  • Attend a Ring Day ceremony (where you will receive your WVU class ring)

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Take an academic yoga class in the Health and Education Building
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Become an Alcohol Literacy trainer and educate peers about the real effects of drinking alcohol

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Join a club sport team
  • Attend a career fair
  • Sign up for an internship interview

Academics

Fall
  • ATTR 403 Athletic Training Practicum 5
    2
  • ATTR 424 Athletic Training Senior Seminar
    3
  • ATTR 426 Medical Aspects of Athletic Training
    3
  • PATH 300 Introduction to Pathology
    3
  • PHYS 101 Introductory Physics Exclamation Point
    4
15
Spring
  • ATTR 404 Athletic Training Practicum 6
    2
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Electives
    8
13
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend WVUp All Night

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Explore mentorship opportunities in Greek Life
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Become a TIPS (Training Intervention Program) trainer and help prevent alcohol misuse
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Stay active with moveWELL, the Student Rec Center and Outdoor Rec Center
  • Take an academic yoga class in the Health and Education Building

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Attend a career fair
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Sign up for an interview

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