The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
The Santa Rosa Junior College Kinesiology: Athletic Training Preparation Associate of Arts degree provides students with the opportunity to meet the requirements for transfer to a Commission of Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited four-year college and university Athletic Training Education Programs (ATEPs). The program in Kinesiology: Athletic Training Preparation includes typical lower division requirements for four-year college and university CAATE accredited ATEP programs; some requirements vary from college to college. Students are advised to meet with a counselor for appropriate campus specific course requirements before selecting courses.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to:
Recommended Sequence of Courses
- Demonstrate an understanding of the Athletic Training profession, including history, educational preparation and role of the Athletic Trainer and various members of the sports medicine team;
- describe, integrate and apply concepts of prevention, immediate care, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries and injuries to the physically active; and
- demonstrate effective communication, professionalism, legal and ethical understanding, and general organization and administration within a sports medicine setting.
Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the recommended course sequence.
It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.