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Program Requirements for 2014-2015 Catalog Year

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The General Education Program Website is located at http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education

  1. FGCU General Education Program (GEP) (36 hrs)
    Refer to the General Education Program for more information.
    1. Communication (6 hrs)
    2. Mathematics (6 hrs)
      1. STA 2023 recommended
    3. Humanities (9 hrs)
    4. Social Sciences (6-9 hrs)
      1. PSY 2012 recommended
    5. Natural Sciences (6-9 hrs)
      1. BSC 1010C recommended
      2. BSC 1085C or PHY 2053C recommended

        Note: At least one Natural Sciences course must include a laboratory or field component. Courses meeting this requirement contain a “C” or “L” in their course numbers. Each combined lecture and laboratory course (marked with a C) is equivalent to taking the lecture and laboratory separately.

  2. Common Prerequisites (variable)
    • BSC 1010C General Biology w/Lab (4)
    • BSC 1085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab (4)
    • BSC 1086C Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/Lab (4)
    • HSC 2577 Human Nutrition (3)
    • PHY 2053C College Physics I w/Lab (4)
    • PSY 2012 General Psychology (3)
    • STA 2023 Statistics (3)

      (Common Prerequisites revised 8/5/09 to reflect revisions approved by the Statewide Articulation Coordinating Committee)

  3. Required Courses in the Major (57 hrs)
    • APK 4110L Applied Exercise Physiology (3)
    • APK 4112 Sport and Exercise Psychology (3)
    • APK 4123 Human Performance and Energy Supplies (2)
    • APK 4930 Preparation for Entering and Growing in the Profession (2)
    • ATR 3014C Intro to Athletic Training (3)
    • ATR 3432C General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training (2)
    • ATR 3512 Athletic Health Care Administration (3)
    • ATR 3812 Clinical Practice I (1)
    • ATR 3813C Athletic Training Practice I (3)
    • ATR 3822 Clinical Practice II (1)
    • ATR 3823C Athletic Training Practice II (3)
    • ATR 4832 Clinical Practice III (1)
    • ATR 4833C Athletic Training Practice III (4)
    • ATR 4842C Athletic Training Practice IV (4)
    • ATR 4843 Clinical Practice IV (3)
    • ATR 4852 Clinical Practice V (3)
    • IHS 4504 Research Methods in Health Care (3)
    • PHT 3176 Movement Science I (7)
    • PHT 3176L Movement Science I Lab (1)
    • PHT 3177 Movement Science II (4)
    • PHT 3177L Movement Science II Lab (1)

  4. University Requirements (3 hrs)
    • IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  5. Additional Electives (variable)

    Additional electives may be required to reach a minimum of 120 credit hours for the baccalaureate degree.
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 120 HRS

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 120 credit hours.
  • At least 48 of the 120 hours must be in the upper division (3000 and higher).
  • At least 30 of the last 60 hours must be earned at FGCU.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfy Communication and Computation Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfy Service Learning requirement. See www.fgcu.edu/connect/
  • Perform at Entry Level in all criteria of the Professional Behaviors Plan.
  • Complete all Required Courses in the Major with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Apply for graduation per university guidelines and timeline.
  • Meet all Athletic Training Education Program and FGCU graduation requirements.
  • Adhere to requirements as stated in the Athletic Training Student Guidebook.

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

The following substitutions are acceptable for common prerequisites and must be completed with a grade of C or better:

  • BSC 1010C: may substitute BSC X010C or BSC X010 and BSC X010L (4)
  • BSC 1085C and BSC 1086C: may substitute PET X322C & PET X323C; or ZOO X733C & PCB X703C; or APK X100C & APK X105C; or BSC X085/X085L & BSC X086/X086L or BSC X085 & BSC X086C (4&4) or BSC X093/X093L & BSC X094/X094L
  • HSC 2577: may substitute HUN X941 or HUN X201 (3) or HUN X002 (3) or HSC X577 (3)
  • PHY 2053C: may substitute PHY X053 and PHY X053L or PHY X048C or PHY X048 and PHY 048L (4)
  • STA 2023: may substitute STA x122, STA x201 or STA X023 (3)