Sports Medicine - Minor
School of Health Sciences
100 Nixson Hall
The Sports Medicine minor provides students the opportunity to complete extensive study in the areas of anatomy, physiology, assessment, rehabilitation and pathology to support many allied health care professions such as physical therapy, exercise science, nursing, occupational therapy and integrated health sciences.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
To declare this minor, students must have attempted a minimum 12 credit hours at Kent State and earned a minimum 2.000 overall Kent State GPA. Students who have not attempted 12 credit hours at Kent State will be evaluated for admission based on their high school GPA for new students or transfer GPA for transfer students. Transfer students who have not attempted 12 credit hours of college-level coursework at Kent State and/or other institutions will be evaluated based on both their high school GPA and college GPA.
|ATTR 25036||PRINCIPLES OF ATHLETIC TRAINING||3|
|ATTR 25037||PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES FOR THE LOWER EXTREMITY AND SPINE||3|
|ATTR 25038||PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES FOR THE UPPER EXTREMITY, HEAD AND NECK||3|
|ATTR 25057||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I (KBS) (KLAB) 1||3|
|ATTR 25058||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II (KBS) (KLAB) 1||3|
|ATTR 35040||STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING||2|
|ATTR 43018||ETHICS FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (WIC)||3|
|ATTR 45039||THERAPEUTIC REHABILITATION||3|
|ATTR 45040||PATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY FOR ALLIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS||3|
|EXSC 35075||EXERCISE PROGRAMMING||3|
|EXSC 45080||PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE (WIC)||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||32|
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).