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Athletic Training (B.S.)

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Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)

JMU CourseVCCS CourseRBC CourseNotes
CHEM 120 or CHEM 131, 131LCHM 101 or CHM 121 and 122 or CHM 111Chemistry 101
MATH 220MTH 146 or MTH 157 or MTH 240 or MTH 241 and 242 Mathematics 217
NUTR 280DIT 121, HLT 138 or HLT 230No equivalent


Advising Notes

Please Read: This major guide is a list of all possible major courses offered in the Virginia Community College System. Not all courses may be offered at your community college, and you are not required to complete all these courses in order to transfer. Rather, it’s designed to help you meet JMU major requirements before you transfer, and be better prepared to progress through the major once you arrive at JMU. Please be sure to read the advising notes for additional information on the major.

Admission to Athletic Training is competitive for a limited number of seats. Admission decisions are made once a year, in the spring semester, upon completion of the courses listed below.

To be eligible to apply for admission, students should complete the following:
1. Earn a grade of C or better in the following prerequisite courses: a college-level human anatomy course (BIO 290 or equivalent), a basic college-level athletic training course (i.e. ATEP 205), ATEP 206, and ATEP 291 (ATEP courses are not transferable from community colleges). Please Note: Students who complete anatomy & physiology I and II at the community college will receive credit for BIO 290 and 270, however it is highly recommended that these courses be completed at JMU. Students who transfer these courses in may be advised to retake BIO 290 at JMU.
2. Have an Emergency Cardiac Care Certification card or the equivalent

For more information:

Major Snapshot
Athletic Training Education Program
JMU Major Guides for Virginia Community College Students