Pre-Athletic Training

Eligible current Bellarmine students (those who have completed the prerequisite courses and have a 3.0 cumulative GPA) can opt for early entry into the Master of Science in Athletic Training with a declared Exercise Science-Sport Performance, Exercise Science-Health and Wellness or Sports Administration major. See the sample plans below:

Exercise Science-Sport Performance Early Entry-Master of Science in Athletic Training (3-2)

Fall 1

  • EXSC 110 Intro to Ex Sci (3)  
  • BIOL 108 Anatomy and Phy I (4)*
  • PSYC 103 Intro to Psychology (3)*
  • BU 100 Freshman Focus (1)
  • ENG 101 Expository Writing (3)

Spring 1

  • EXSC 140 Principles of Personal Well (3)
  • BIOL 109 Anatomy and Phy II (4)*
  • HIST 116/117 Western Civilization (3)
  • IDC 101 Freshman Seminar (3)
  • Fine/Performing Arts Gen Ed Requirement (3)

Fall 2

  • EXSC 230 Phys Activity Across Life (3)  
  • NURS 200 Nutrition (3)*  
  • CHEM 214 Chemistry for Health Care (4)*
  • MATH 205 Statistics (4)*
  • COMM 103 Public Speaking (3)

Spring 2

  • ENG 2XX Literature (3)
  • EXSC 240 Physiology of Exercise (4)*
  • PHIL 160 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
  • PHYS 214 Physics for Health Sciences (4)*
  • THEO 200 Ultimate Questions (3) 

Fall 3

  • EXSC 324 Basic Inj Prev and Care (4)
  • EXSC 325 Kinesiology (3)*
  • EXSC 410 Prin of Athletic Condition (3)
  • EXSC 330 Motor Learning (3)
  • EXSC 420 Metabolism of Exercise (3)

Spring 3

  • EXSC 360 Exercise Test and Prescription (4)
  • PHIL 301 Ethics (3)
  • THEO 3XX Theology (3)
  • XXX XXX Elective (3)
  • HLTH 120 Medical Terminology (3)**

Fall 4***

  • EXSC 400 Research (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3) 

Spring 4***

  • EXSC 444 Internship (3)
  • IDC 401 Senior Seminar (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
120 total hours

*Indicates Prerequisite Courses

**Recommended NOT Required

***If the student is admitted into the Bellarmine Early Entry AT program after completion of the coursework through the junior year, he or she will complete that program as outlined in the Athletic Training Department section of this Catalog. Students who do not proceed into the AT program will complete the fourth year of the Exercise Science major as shown under the Senior Year in the suggested program of study above.

Exercise Science-Health and Wellness Early Entry-Master of Science in Athletic Training (3-2)

Fall 1

  • EXSC 110 Intro to Ex Sci (3)  
  • BIOL 108 Anatomy and Phy I (4)
  • PSYC 103 Intro to Psychology (3)
  • BU 100 Freshman Focus (1)
  • ENG 101 Expository Writing (3)

Spring 1

  • EXSC 140 Principles of Personal Well (3)
  • BIOL 109 Anatomy and Phy II (4)
  • Fine/Performing Arts Gen Ed Requirement (3)
  • IDC 101 Freshman Seminar (3)
  • Public Speaking (3)

Fall 2

  • EXSC 230 Phys Activity Across Life (3)  
  • NURS 200 Nutrition (3)
  • CHEM 214 Chemistry for Health Care (4)
  • PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
  • MATH 205 Statistics (4)

Spring 2

  • ENG 2XX Literature (3)
  • EXSC 240 Physiology of Exercise (4)
  • HIST 116/117 Western Civilization (3)
  • EXSC 365 Health Behavior (3)
  • THEO 200 Ultimate Questions (3) 

Fall 3

  • EXSC 324 Basic Inj Prev and Care (4)
  • EXSC 325 Kinesiology (3)
  • EXSC 415 Community Wellness (3)**
  • HLTH 120 Medical Terminology (3)
  • THEO 3XX Theology (3)**

Spring 3

  • EXSC 360 Exercise Test and Prescription (4)
  • PHIL 301 Ethics (3)
  • THEO 3XX Theology (3)**
  • XXX XXX Elective (3)
  • PHYS 214 Physics for Health Sciences (4)

Fall 4****

  • EXSC 400 Research (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3) 

Spring 4****

  • EXSC 444 Internship (3)
  • IDC 401 Senior Seminar (3)
  • EXSC 430 Ex & Chronic Disease (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
120 total hours

**This course is normally taken senior year but will need to be taken as a junior if they intent to apply for early admission into the MSAT Program.

****If the student is admitted into the Bellarmine Early Entry AT program after completion of the coursework through the junior year, he or she will complete that program as outlined in the Athletic Training Department section of this Catalog. Students who do not proceed into the AT program will complete the fourth year of the Exercise Science major as shown under the Senior Year in the suggested program of study above.

Dual BA in Sports Administration/MS in Athletic Training (3-2)

Fall 1

  • SPOR 101 (3)  
  • Gen Ed HIST 116 or 117 (3)
  • Gen Ed ENGL 101 (3)
  • Gen Ed BU 100 (1)
  • Gen Ed Nat Sci BIO 108 (4)
  • BUSA 103 (3)

Spring 1

  • ECON 106 (3)
  • Gen Ed IDC 101 (3)
  • Gen Ed Nat Sci BIO 109 (4)
  • ESXC 110 (3)*
  • Gen Ed Soc Sci PSYC 103 (3)

Fall 2

  • HIST 210 (3)  
  • Gen Ed THEO 200 (3)
  • Gen Ed English Lit (3)
  • Gen Ed MATH 205 (4)
  • Elective: CHEM 214 (4)

Spring 2

  • PSYC 214 (3)
  • COMM 103 or 205 (3)
  • Gen Ed PHIL 101 (3)
  • BUSA 206 (3)
  • Elective: PHYS 214 (4) 

Year 3 - Apply for admission to MS in Athletic Training Program***

Fall 3

  • COMM 324 (3)
  • Gen Ed THEO 200 (3)
  • Elective: EXSC 325 (3)
  • Gen Ed Fine Arts (3)
  • Elective: NURS 200 (3)

Spring 3

  • COMM 334 (3)
  • SPOR 301 (3)
  • SPOR 401 (3)
  • Gen Ed IDC 401 (3)
  • Elective: EXSC 240 (4)

*EXCS 110 substitutes for Sport Admin EXSC 140 requirement.

***Students who do not proceed into the AT program will complete the fourth year of the Sports Administration major as outlined in the catalog.