ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Athletic Training, B. S.

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Declaration of a major in Athletic Training does not guarantee admission into the program. Students must formally apply and be admitted into the program and before beginning the professional sequence of courses and/or proceeding into advanced clinical placements. In addition to the academic requirements below, students are expected to adhere to the technical and professional standards of the program. For the most up to date information regarding these standards, program suspension, and termination refer to the Athletic Training program website linked from the School of Health Sciences.

Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.75
When do students apply? Completed applications must be received by September 15 for provisional admission to the program. Students will typically apply for porvisional admission to the program during their first semester at WCU. Students must have been provisionally admitted to the program for a minimum of one semester in order to apply for full admission to the program. Application for full admission to the program occurs December 15 of each year. Students will typically apply for full admission to the program during their second academic year at WCU.

Required Pre-requisites: Admission to the professional sequence requires completion of  ATTR 150, ATTR 210, ATTR 265, HSCC 240, ATTR 221 and ATTR 283 with grades of C+ or higher in all courses. Students must also complete all clinical observation requirements at WCU or one of its approved affiliate clinical sites under the direct supervision of an Approved Clinical Instructor prior to full admission to the program.

Retention in the Program: Students admitted into the program must maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 and a major GPA of 2.75 to remain in the program. In addition students must earn a grade of C+ or better in each of the ATTR courses in the major.

Additional Information: Transfer students and WCU varsity athletes should contact the program director for program information. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Major Requirements

The major requires 74 hours as follows:


General electives, 7 hours.

Visit the department’s website at to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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