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COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HEALTH, AND EDUCATION ATHLETIC TRAINING ATHLETIC TRAINING is an allied health profession within the American Medical Association. Athletic trainers specialize in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Xavier University’s Athletic Training Education Program (XU-ATEP) follows the guidelines created by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Students combine classroom instruction and clinical experiences to promote their mastery of professional competencies and prepare to be eligible for the Board of Certification (BOC) national examination. Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training The Xavier Advantage: Be job-ready after learning with certified athletic trainers in clinical and classroom settings. Get exposure to NCAA Division I athletes in a variety of men’s and women’s sports at Xavier University, including top-ranked men’s and women’s Muskie basketball teams. Develop experience working with local high-school athletes, professional teams and patients at physical therapy clinics and hospitals. Program graduates have worked at such clinical sites as Cincinnati Bengals Football, Cincinnati Reds Baseball, Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey and area high schools. Live in Cincinnati, home to the Cincinnati Reds, based in the Great American Ballpark, and the annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, recently named one of the top 20 international marathons by Runner’s World magazine. Xavier athletic training graduates go on to: Boston Red Sox Missouri University of Science & Technology Oxford Physical Therapy Indianapolis Public Schools TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital Physical Therapy Graduate programs in athletic training, cardiac rehabilitation, kinesiology, sports psychology, business and marketing Learn more www.xavier.edu/athletic-training Ask us firstname.lastname@example.org Visit campus www.xavier.edu/visit XAVIER UNIVERSITY: A JESUIT CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY IN CINCINNATI, OHIO RECOMMENDED CLASS SCHEDULES BACHELOR OF SCIENCE [BS] IN ATHLETIC TRAINING These schedules serve as a guideline for progress toward a degree. Students should consult with their academic advisor. First Semester Sem. Hrs. Second Semester Sem. Hrs. FRESHMAN YEAR ATTR 143 Introduction to Athletic Training 3 ATTR 168 First Aid, Safety, & CPR 3 ATTR 140 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 ATTR 267 Physiology of Exercise 3 ATTR 141 Anatomy & Physiology Lab I 1 ATTR 142 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 MATH 120-150 Math Placement 3 ATTR 143 Anatomy & Physiology Lab II 1 ENGL 101/115 English Comp OR Rhetoric 3 PHIL 100 Ethics as Intro to Philosophy 3 THEO 111 Theological Foundations 3 Theology Scripture/History OR Christian Systematics Elective (THEO 200-299) 3 Total 16 Total 16 SOPHOMORE YEAR ATTR 200 Clinical Experience 1 2 ATTR 201 Clinical Experience 2 2 ATTR 343 Therapeutic Modalities 3 ATTR 344 Therapeutic Exercise 3 ATTR 347 Orthopedic Injuries III: Head & Spine 3 ATTR 345 Orthopedic Injuries I: Lower Extremity 3 ATTR 386 Advanced Kinesiology 2 ATTR 410 AT Organization & Admin 3 ATTR 387 Advanced Kinesiology Lab 1 ENGL/CLAS/SPAN/FREN 205 Lit & Moral Imag 3 Foreign Language elective 3 Foreign Language elective 3 MATH 116 OR 156 Statistics 3 Total 17 Total 17 JUNIOR YEAR ATTR 300 Clinical Experience 3 2 ATTR 301 Clinical Experience 4 2 ATTR 346 Orthopedic Injuries II: Upper Extremity 3 ATTR 405 General Medical Conditions 2 ATTR 420 Research in Athletic Training 3 ATTR 406 General Med Conditions Lab 1 ATTR 425 Nutrition 3 PHIL 290 Theory of Knowledge 3 History I elective 3 History II elective 3 PSYC 101, General Psychology 3 Total 14 Total 14 SENIOR YEAR ATTR 400 Clinical Experience 5 2 ATTR 401 Clinical Experience 6 2 ATTR 480 Advanced Rehab 1: 3 ATTR 485 Advanced Rehab 2: 3 Spine and Lower Extremity Spine and Upper Extremity ATTR 492 Senior Seminar 3 E/RS Focus elective (PHIL 300-399) 3 Theological Ethics OR Religion/Culture elective 3 PSYC 261 Social Psychology (THEO 300-499) OR SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Fine Arts elective 3 Literature elective 3 Total 14 Total 14 Scheduling notes: • Consult the undergraduate Core Curriculum requirements. • The E/RS Focus elective requirement may be used to satisfy another element of the Core or the major. • A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for the degree. • Students are required to take 6 hours of approved courses representing two different disciplines to fulfill the Core Diversity requirement. For additional degree class schedules, please visit www.xavier.edu/athletic-training. THE PROGRAM The Sport Studies Department offers the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Athletic Training. Xavier University’s Athletic Training OUTCOMES Education Program (XU-ATEP) follows the guidelines created by The athletic training major at Xavier University prepares the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and is accredited by the students for a career as a certified athletic trainer, and builds a Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education foundation for students interested in medicine, physical therapy, (CAATE). Completing our four-year degree fulfills the curriculum occupational therapy, massage therapy or other allied health eligibility requirements of the Board of Certification (BOC) care professions. national examination. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of In addition to traditional studies, athletic training majors at Xavier: athletic trainers is projected to grow 37 percent through 2018, uork with certified athletic trainers in clinical and classroom W much faster than the average for all occupations, because of settings to learn the following subject areas: risk management their role in preventing injuries and reducing health care costs. and injury prevention; pathology of injury and illness; Job growth will be concentrated in the health care industry, assessment and evaluation; acute care of injury and illness; including hospitals and offices of health practitioners. Increased pharmacology; therapeutic modalities; therapeutic exercise; licensure requirements and regulation has led to a greater general medical conditions and disabilities; nutrition; psychosocial acceptance of athletic trainers as qualified health care providers. intervention and referral; health care administration; and Growth in positions with sports teams will be somewhat slower, professional development and responsibilities. however, as most professional sports clubs and colleges and universities already have complete athletic training staffs. Learn in a top college athletics environment: Xavier is u home to NCAA Division I athletes in a variety of men’s and Employment settings for Xavier graduates include hospitals, women’s sports. sports medicine clinics, industry, collegiate and professional Develop experience working with local high-school athletes, u sports. A sample list of employers where athletic training professional teams and patients at physical therapy clinics and graduates have been hired includes: hospitals. Program graduates have worked at such clinical sites • Carmel Middle School Cougars as Cincinnati Bengals Football, Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey, • Drayer Physical Therapy Good Samaritan Hospital, Bethesda Family Practice, St. Xavier • Gulf Breeze High School High School, Summit Country Day High School, Madeira High • Indianapolis Public Schools School, Norwood High School and Oxford Physical Therapy. • Missouri University of Science & Technology • Oxford Physical Therapy All Xavier University athletic training faculty and clinical staff • Reconstructive Orthopaedics are certified and in good standing with the National Athletic • San Diego State University Trainers’ Association and hold athletic training licenses from • TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital Physical Therapy the state of Ohio. Their broad range of professional experience • University of Georgia ensures that students develop sound skills that can be applied • Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine in many different clinical settings and with a variety of athletes • Wittenberg University and sports teams. • Xavier University RESOURCES Many certified athletic trainers continue with graduate studies in related fields such as cardiac rehabilitation, exercise The Joseph M. Sullivan Human Performance Lab in the Joseph physiology, kinesiology, athletic training, nutrition, physical Building is used for teaching and hands-on experiences. therapy, physicians assistant, sports podiatry, sports psychology, The lab is equipped with anatomical models, and exam and business and marketing. Xavier graduates have been accepted taping tables for instructional purposes. Xavier University has two at such prestigious institutions as: athletic training rooms where prevention, care and rehabilitation • Emory University of injuries are supervised by certified athletic trainers. These • Indiana University facilities are also used for teaching purposes. • Michigan State University Athletic training students have the opportunity to work with • Nova Southeastern University NCAA Division I athletes in the Atlantic 10 Conference which • Texas Tech provides exposure to a variety of men’s and women’s sports. • University of Connecticut Xavier’s men’s basketball team is among the nation’s best, making • University of Florida it to the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight twice in the last six years. • University of Georgia The winning women’s basketball team also landed in the Elite • Western Michigan Eight in 2010. Students get free tickets to home games held at the Cintas Center on Xavier’s campus. Students can also gain clinical experience with Cincinnati area physical therapy clinics, high schools, hospitals and professional teams. COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HEALTH, AND EDUCATION (CSSHE) The Sport Studies Department is housed in the CSSHE, whose programs have a special focus on society in the areas of education, health, community services and more. The college houses a wide variety of departments that include undergraduate programs, master’s degree programs and a doctoral program in psychology. The CSSHE prepares undergraduate and graduate students in the Jesuit Catholic tradition intellectually, morally and spiritually for careers and professions of service by: Challenging students to strive for academic excellence and life-long learning u Providing applied experiences grounded in theoretical foundations u Promoting collaboration and community partnerships u Incorporating research, scholarship, and innovation u Integrating ethical behavior and a respect for individual differences u and diversity CORE CURRICULUM The foundation of Xavier’s success is its commitment to its Jesuit heritage. The Core Curriculum embodies Xavier’s mission and philosophy of education and serves as a valuable foundation for all undergraduate students. Within the Core, the four-course Ethics/Religion and Society (E/RS) Focus fosters students’ understanding of socially significant issues through study of the humanities, especially literature, philosophy and theology, as well as the social and natural sciences. Along with courses in their major, Xavier students also take Core courses in: cultural diversity, English composition, fine arts, foreign XAVIER AT A GLANCE language, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, science, social science and theology. Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio, annually ranked among the nation’s best universities. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS Its three colleges offer 85 undergraduate majors, Core Curriculum: Minimum 64 credit hours 54 minors and 11 graduate programs to 7,019 total students, including 4,368 undergraduates. Major in athletic training: 54 credit hours, including 48 hours of athletic training courses and 12 hours of clinical experience courses. Students must complete 1,000 hours of supervised clinical experience. A minimum of a 2.500 FOR MORE INFORMATION cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.000 in all biology and professional courses OFFICE OF ADMISSION must be maintained to remain in the program. Phone: 513-745-3301 For current information about XU-ATEP requirements, 877-XUADMIT (982-3648) visit www.xavier.edu/athletic-training. Fax: 513-745-4319 Email: email@example.com Web: www.xavier.edu ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAM Tina Davlin-Pater, PhD, ATC, Director Phone: 513-745-3430 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.xavier.edu/ athletic-training On Campus: 3rd Floor, Joseph Building Office of Admission 3800 Victory Parkway Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-5131 Xavier is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Information in this brochure is correct as of 8/11.
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