Allied Health and Sports Science Minor

Minor Requirements:

Allied Health and Sports Science Minor: Twenty-two (22) credit hours. 

- Designed for students interested in Athletic Training but NOT interested in pursuing BOC certification. This is not a state recognized minor for teacher certification.

- Required courses:

  • KN 250
  • KN257
  • KN350
  • KN352
  • KN354
  • KN356
  • KN365
  • KN366

Courses

  • KN250 Physiology of Exercise (4)

    Study of the physiological responses to exercise and sport. Emphasis on energy expenditure, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory systems and their adaptation to training. Lab required. Offered fall semester for Athletic Training majors and spring semester for Exercise Science majors. Prerequisites: BY150 or BY155/156 or BY160

  • KN257 Therapeutic Exercise (2)

    This course is designed to educate students in the role that therapeutic exercise plays in the successful return of athletes to sports. Offered fall semester for Exercise Science majors and spring semester for Athletic Training majors. Prerequisite: KN350

  • KN350 Medical Aspects of Athletics/Physical Education (3)

    Organized principles involved in theories of conditioning, prevention of injuries and procedures for handling emergency situations. Includes basic taping, injury recognition, evaluation and rehabilitation techniques. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite: KN200 or equivalent for Athletic Training majors, BY 150 or equivalent for non-AT majors. Additional fees may be required.

  • KN352 Practicum I (2)

    Work in Athletic Training facility situation; experience with daily treatments and taping of athletic injuries. Work may involve outside assignments. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status

  • KN354 Advanced Athletic Training (3)

    Advanced study of athletic injuries with emphasis on pathologies of the musculoskeletal and nervous system. This course will also look at various surgical techniques and emergency skills. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: KN366 (grade of B or better), permission of Program Director

  • KN356 Therapeutic Modalities (2)

    This course is designed to educate students in the role that therapeutic modalities play in successful return of athletes to sports. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: KN365, KN257 or permission of instructor.

  • KN365 Evaluation Procedures I (3)

    Lower extremity muscle and joint testing for evaluation of athletic injuries. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: KN350 - “B” or better or permission from the Program Director

  • KN366 Evaluation Procedures II (3)

    Upper extremity muscle and joint testing for evaluation of athletic injuries. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite: KN365 - “B” or better or permission of the Program Director.