May 27, 2018  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019

Athletic Trainer, Sample Schedule (2-year Plan)

First Year

Second Year

Total: 14 s.h.

Fourth Term

Total: 17 s.h.


*Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for course placement information.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements and check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

Course requirements for various transfer institutions can be very different for the athletic training major. E.g.: BIO - 202 Biology I  is needed at University of Iowa; MAT - 121 College Algebra   MAT - 128 Precalculus , MAT - 140 Finite Math , or MAT - 210 Calculus I  are needed at Iowa State University. A PHY - 162 College Physics I -level course (or PHY - 106 Survey of Physics ) is needed at Iowa State University

  • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions. An AS Degree may be sufficient for this major — confirm appropriateness with your transfer institution.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language and Diversity Requirements.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. This major is generally a competitive admission program that requires an separate application, a minimum GPA, and prerequisites for selective admission.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.
  • Some transfer institutions recommend transfer after one year. If a student chooses to transfer after Freshman year, he/she will need to decide which classes are preferred to complete at NIACC.
  • Clinical experience/observation hours are an essential component for this major. Check with your transfer institution for information on acceptable clinical sites, experience, and documentation requirements.

  • Note: Some universities are changing Athletic Training from an undergraduate program to a graduate program. Check with your transfer institution.