Apr 16, 2024  
2022/2023 University Catalog 
2022/2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Athletic Training, B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences

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(Major Code: 08375) (SIMS Code: 556522)

No longer accepting applications for this program.

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

Acceptance into the athletic training professional program is required for major status. Application to the program is competitive and limited in number. Applications are due February 1. Those students interested in the athletic training program should contact the athletic training program director.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

International Experience

Athletic training majors are required to participate in a pre-approved international experience to increase awareness of cross-cultural issues, global health, economic, political, cultural, social services, and health challenges experienced by local populations in international environments. Students participate in residence for two or more weeks (exemption from the study abroad portion of the requirement must be approved by the dean of the college based on serious and compelling life events or physical limitations; a relevant course will be substituted). Specific details can be found on the college website at http://www.chhs.sdsu.edu/international.

To meet the international experience requirement, majors must complete one of the following:

  1. A CSU Study Abroad Program;
  2. An SDSU Exchange Program;
  3. An SDSU Study Abroad Program;
  4. An SDSU Study Travel Program;
  5. One course selected from:


A minimum of 53 upper division units to include


Students should take SOC 355  to satisfy the General Education requirement in IV.B.

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