Academics

Athletic Trainer

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Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-102 Composition & Speech I 4 s.h.
MAT-156 Intro to Statistics* 3 s.h.
CHM-153 College Chemistry I 5 s.h.
PET-110 Intro Athletic Training 2 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-103 Composition & Speech II 4 s.h.
CHM-154 College Chemistry II 5 s.h.
PSY-111 Intro to Psychology 3 s.h.
Humanities Elective 2-3 s.h.
Total 14-15 s.h.
Third Semester
BIO-206 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 s.h.
PSY-281 Educational Psychology 3 s.h.
PEH-140 First Aid 1 s.h.
SOC-110 Intro to Sociology 3 s.h.
PEC-127 Care/Prev Athletic Injuries 2 s.h.
Humanities Elective 3 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.
Fourth Semester
BIO-207 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 s.h.
BCA-101 Intro to Computers 3 s.h.
PHY-106 Survey of Physics 4 s.h.
Humanities Elective 3 s.h.
Electives 3 s.h.
Total 17 s.h.

* – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for course placement information.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements and check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.
Class requirements for various transfer institutions can be very different for the athletic training major.
E.g.: BIO-202 is needed @ University of Iowa; MAT-121,-128,-140 or -210 needed @ ISU, can also take BIO-151 @ NIACC to satisfy ISU’s FS HN-167.

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions. An AS Degree may be sufficient for this major — confirm appropriateness with your transfer institution.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language & Diversity Requirements.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. This major is generally a competitive admission program that requires an application and prerequisites for selective admission.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.
    • Many transfer institutions recommend transfer after 1 year. If a student chooses to transfer after Freshman year, he/she will need to decide which classes are preferred to complete at NIACC.
    • Clinical experience is an essential requirement of this major. Check with your transfer institution for information on “allowable” clinical sites and experience.