The Associate of Science degree in Sports Medicine is a two-year course of study designed forstudents interested in becoming various allied health care professionals such as athletic trainers, physicaltherapists, physical therapists assistants, chiropractic care, occupational therapy, physician assistant etc.It provides academic and clinical experience to prepare students for further study or to obtainemployment in an entry level rehabilitation and/or allied health setting. Earning this degree may facilitatethe student's transfer to a four-year college and/or professional program.
According to current student counts it is estimated that approximately 10 students will earn this degree in Year 2, and 15 students will earn the degree in the following two years. We anticipate that the enrollments in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine specific classes will continue to grow incrementally as students discover the clear value of this degree to employers who are experiencing an increased demand for this type of professional preparation.
The Associate of Science degree in Sports Medicine will provide academic opportunities to our students to receive a degree in specialized areas of allied health such as athletic training, physical therapy and sports medicine. Our kinesiology advisory team strongly supports this degree and the coursework involved.
Program Learning Outcomes:
(Y1 or S1)
|KINE-001||First Aid and Safety||3||Y1|
|KINE-003||Care & Prevention||3||Y1|
|KINE-004||Advanced Care & Prevention||3||Y2|
|KINE-008||Intro to Kinesiology||3||Y1|
|KINE-012||Clinical Experiences in Sports Med I||2||Y2|
|KINE-013||Clinical Experiences in Sports Med II||2||Y2|
|BI-013||Anatomy & Phys I||4||Y1|
|BI-014||Anatomy & Phys II||5||Y2|
Required courses = 26
Degree Total = 60-65
This A.S. degree is a Career Technical Education degree and was supported by our community Kinesiology Advisory Team. We followed recommendations of the Advisory Team when developing the degree, program and curriculum. Proposed sequence is as follows:
Diann Thursby · 03/11/19
Received regional recommendation at 3-11-2019 IEDRC Deans Meeting.