Pre-Application Requirements for the major in Athletic Training

60 credits with a minimum 2.5 GPA, satisfaction of Stony Brook Curriculum outcomes, and the following Stony Brook courses or transfer equivalents:

  • WRT 102 English composition (WRT)
  • 3 credits of (ARTS)
  • 3 credits of (HUM)
  • 3 credits of introductory (SBS) social & behavioral sciences (PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology with a minimum grade of “C”)
  • 3 credits of intermediate or higher level (200-400) of social and behavioral sciences (SBS+)

The following courses require a minimum grade of “C”:

  • PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology (SBS)
  • CHE 131 General Chemistry IB (SNW)
  • CHE 133 General Chemistry Laboratory I (SNW)
  • BIO 202 Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cellular Biology (STEM+)
  • BIO 204 Fundamentals of Scientific Inquiry in the Biological Sciences I
  • PHY 121/123 Physics for the Life Sciences I/Lab (SNW)
  • or PHY 113/115 Physics of Sport/Lab (SNW)
  • BIO 203 Fundamentals of Biology: Cellular and Organ Physiology (STEM+) 
          or HAN 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health Science II (STEM+)
  • MAT 125 Calculus A (QPS)
  • AMS 102, AMS 110 or PSY 201 Statistics (QPS)
  • HAN 312 Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy
  • HAL 376 Introduction to Nutrition
  • HAL 375 Supplement Use in Sports

The following courses require a minimum grade of “B”:

  • HAL 210 Emergency Care of Athletic Injuries (CER)
  • HAL 300 Kinesiology
  • HAN 200 Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health Science I (SNW) 
           or ANP 300 Human Anatomy (STEM+)
  • HAL 205 Introduction to Athletic Training (GLO, CER)

In addition, students must have the following

  • Certification in healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 50 observational hours with an athletic trainer

Stony Brook freshmen have the opportunity to declare athletic training as a lower division major by making an appointment with the program department chair. Students successfully completing the lower division component of the major are automatically advanced to the upper division professional program. Freshmen accepted into the lower division major must successfully complete 60 credits and program specific prerequisites by the end of the sophomore year, pass HAL 205 with a grade of “B+” or better, obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and *science GPA of 2.5, and meet the academic standards above.

For more information, please visit http://healthtechnology.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/at/admissions/requirements