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The Certificate in Sports Injury Health Care

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 30 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

Candidates for the certificate must be accepted by the university, but it is not necessary to complete the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in order to receive the Certificate in Sports Injury Health Care. An overall grade point average of 2.5 and a minimum grade of C for each course are required for the certificate.

5 courses required:

BIOL    003    Human Anatomy    3.0    FS *

BIOL    004    Human Physiology    3.0    FS *

PHED    116    Prin Spt Injury Mgt    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: Basic First Aid or equivalent course; faculty permission.

PHED    180A    Physiology of Exercise    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 004.

PHED    185    Biomechanics    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 003 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.

4 courses selected from:

PHED    117    Advanced Athletic Training    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHED 116.

PHED    181    Recondition Athletic Injuries    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: PHED 116; a course in anatomy is recommended.

PHED    186    Sports Epidemiology    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.

PHED    187    Intro Fieldwork Athl Training    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 003; Basic First Aid; CPR; PHED 116;

PHED    188    Adv Fieldwork in Athl Training    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHED 117; PHED 181; PHED 187; Basic First Aid and CPR cards; faculty permission.

PHED    285    Seminar in Sports Medicine    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 003, BIOL 004, PHED 100 or faculty permission, PHED 180.

PHED    286    Anat/Patho Aspects of Sports Inj    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 003, BIOL 004, PHED 185.

PHED    288    Sem Sport/Phys Act Health Care    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PHED 117, PHED 181.