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Pre-Athletic Training Program of Study

Every effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. For questions about this content, please see your advisor. This schedule varies depending on when student begins the program.

If you are following the 3+2 program with Midland, you may transfer to Midland after completing 97 total hours at WSC. If you are following the 3+2 program with Northwestern, you may transfer to Northwestern after completing 90 total hours at WSC. Please see notes in the following program of study.

  • The four-year plan is provided as a suggestion. Final decision rests with the student and advisor based on availability of courses.
  • Summer courses are not included in this plan but may be an option. This should be discussed between the student and advisor.
  • Students must have a 2.75 cumulative GPA to enroll in PED 456, 457, 458, and 495.
  • Students must have a 2.5 GPA to enroll in PED 400 and 472.
  • Students must earn a “B” or better in PED 470 and show current First Aid and CPR/AED certification to enroll in PED 472.
  • To graduate, students must pass 120 total credit hours of which 40 hours must be upper level (300 or above).

2020-21 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

CHE 106 General Chemistry I

4

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

*PED 130 Introduction to Exercise and Allied Health Professions

3

PSY 101 Psychology (General Studies CAT 5)

3

General Studies CAT 4

3

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

BIO 108 Medical Terminology

1

BIO 110 Biology Concepts (General Studies CAT 7)

4

CHE 107 General Chemistry II

4

FCS 207 Nutrition (General Studies CAT 9)

3

General Studies CAT 2 

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

BIO 220 Human Anatomy

4

PED 227 Weight Training

1

PHY 201/321 General Physics I with Lab

4

General Studies CAT 8

3

General Studies CAT 10

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

BIO 340 Human Physiology

4

MAT 180 Applied Probability and Statistics (General Studies CAT 3)

3

PED 275 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

3

PED 351 Biomechanics

3

PHI 105 Ethics and Values (General Studies CAT 6)

3

 

JUNIOR - 1st semester

PED 305 Exercise Physiology

3

PED 399 Athletic Training Internship

2

**PED 456 Lower Extremity Evaluation

3

Electives

6

Note: If following the 3+2 program with Midland, you will also need to take PED 400 Cardiac Rehabilitation* (3) this semester. Otherwise, you will take it during your senior year.

 

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

 

PED 357 Principles of Strength and Conditioning

3

**PED 458 Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries

3

PED 470 Fitness Evaluation and Assessment

3

Electives

4

Accumulate at least 25 observation hours

 

Notes for the 3+2 programs with Midland and Northwestern:
- PED 452, 453, 469, 472, and 495 may be offered during the junior year and may be taken as electives. 
- Students who have completed 97 hours at the end of their junior year at WSC may transfer to Midland University at this time to complete the remainder of this program. Students may transfer to Northwestern College after completing 90 hours.

Continue with the following program of study if completing four years at Wayne State College and not transferring:

SENIOR - 1st semester

*PED 400 Cardiac Rehabilitation

3

**PED 457 Upper Extremity Evaluation

3

PED 472 Advnaced Fitness Assessment, Exercise Prescription, and Applied Research

3

Electives

6

Accumulate at least 25 observation hours

 

SENIOR - 2nd semester

PED 453 Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries

3

PED 480 Assessment Seminar

0

**PED 495 Research Design in Sports Medicine

3

PSY 450 Abnormal Psychology

3

Electives

6

Accumulate at least 25 observation hours

*Designates courses offered spring only or fall only.
**Designates courses offered once every two years.