Pre-Athletic Training

Eligible current Bellarmine students (those who have completed the prerequisite courses and have a 3.0 cumulative GPA) can opt for early entry into the Master of Science in Athletic Training with a declared Exercise Science-Sport Performance major. See the sample plan below:

Exercise Science-Sport Performance Early Entry-Master of Science in Athletic Training (3-2)

Fall 1

  • EXSC 110 Intro to Ex Sci (3)  
  • BIOL 108 Anatomy and Phy I (4)*
  • PSYC 103 Intro to Psychology (3)*
  • BU 100 Freshman Focus (1)
  • ENG 101 Expository Writing (3)

Spring 1

  • EXSC 140 Principles of Personal Well (3)
  • BIOL 109 Anatomy and Phy II (4)*
  • HIST 116/117 Western Civilization (3)
  • IDC 101 Freshman Seminar (3)
  • Fine/Performing Arts Gen Ed Requirement (3)

Fall 2

  • EXSC 230 Phys Activity Across Life (3)  
  • NURS 200 Nutrition (3)*  
  • CHEM 214 Chemistry for Health Care (4)*
  • MATH 205 Statistics (4)*
  • COMM 103 Public Speaking (3)

Spring 2

  • ENG 2XX Literature (3)
  • EXSC 240 Physiology of Exercise (4)*
  • PHIL 160 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
  • PHYS 214 Physics for Health Sciences (4)*
  • THEO 200 Ultimate Questions (3) 

Fall 3

  • EXSC 324 Basic Inj Prev and Care (4)
  • EXSC 325 Kinesiology (3)*
  • EXSC 410 Prin of Athletic Condition (3)
  • EXSC 330 Motor Learning (3)
  • EXSC 420 Metabolism of Exercise (3)

Spring 3

  • EXSC 360 Exercise Test and Prescription (4)
  • PHIL 301 Ethics (3)
  • THEO 3XX Theology (3)
  • XXX XXX Elective (3)
  • HLTH 120 Medical Terminology (3)**

Fall 4***

  • EXSC 400 Research (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3) 

Spring 4***

  • EXSC 444 Internship (3)
  • IDC 401 Senior Seminar (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
  • XXXX XXX Elective (3)
120 total hours

*Indicates Prerequisite Courses

**Recommended NOT Required

****If the student is admitted into the Bellarmine Early Entry AT program after completion of the coursework through the junior year, he or she will complete that program as outlined in the Athletic Training Department section of this Catalog. Students who do not proceed into the AT program will complete the fourth year of the Exercise Science major as shown under the Senior Year in the suggested program of study above.