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Athletic Training Level 1, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_KINAT

Control Number: 33363

Financial Aid Eligible

The Athletic Training Certificate provides an educational and practical foundation for students interested in athletic training, physical therapy, physical therapy assistant and physical therapy aide. The Athletic Training Certificate objective is to enable students to develop a strong foundation in the Kinesiology and athletic training. The theoretical knowledge, laboratory, and clinical experience skills acquired by students in this program will also enhance their general understanding in the fitness and physical therapy industry. The required courses are a cross section of required courses in nearby athletic training curricula.

Since curriculum requirements may vary amongst institutions, it is imperative that students entering OCC’s certificate in Athletic Training meet with a counselor at the start of their academic career.

Program Outcome

Students will have the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to be well qualified applicants undergraduate athletic training programs.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
KIN A203First Aid and CPR2
KIN A273Sports Medicine3
KIN A274Athletic Taping and Modalities3
KIN A275Sports Medicine Practicum Level 12-4
KIN A276Sports Medicine Practicum Level 22-4
Athletics Training Restricted Electives
Select two of the following:6-10
Principles of Biology
Human Anatomy
Human Physiology
Principles of Chemistry
Introduction to Chemistry
Preparation for General Chemistry
Personal Health
Introduction to Kinesiology
Movement Analysis
Nutrition, Fitness, and Performance
College Algebra
Introduction to Statistics
Conceptual Physics
Introduction to Psychology
Total Units18-26

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
KIN A203 First Aid and CPR 2
KIN A273 Sports Medicine 3
KIN A274 Athletic Taping and Modalities 3
KIN A275 Sports Medicine Practicum Level 1 2-4
Semester 2
KIN A276 Sports Medicine Practicum Level 2 2-4
 Total Units18-26