BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy

Program Requirements

Honours in Athletic Therapy (102 credits)

Stage I: Honours in Athletic Therapy (24 credits)

24

credits:

CATA 262 Emergency Care in Sport and Exercise (3.00)
CATA 263 Principles of Athletic Therapy (3.00)
EXCI 252 Introduction to Physical Activity, Health and Fitness (3.00)
EXCI 253 Human Anatomy I: Musculoskeletal Anatomy (3.00)
EXCI 254 Human Anatomy II: Systemic Anatomy (3.00)
EXCI 258 Human Physiology I: Musculoskeletal, Neuromuscular, and Bioenergetic Systems from Rest to Ex (3.00)
EXCI 259 Human Physiology II: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems from Rest to Exercise (3.00)
KCEP 210 Principles of Clinical Exercise Physiology (3.00)

Stage II: Honours in Athletic Therapy (27 credits)

27

credits:

CATA 337 Assessment of the Upper and Lower Extremities (3.00)
CATA 339 Rehabilitation of the Upper and Lower Extremities (3.00)
CATA 348 Therapeutic Modalities in Sports Medicine (3.00)
CATA 365 Athletic Therapy Field Internship I (6.00)
EXCI 310 Research Methods (3.00)
EXCI 351 Introduction to the Biomechanics of Human Movement (3.00)
EXCI 352 Essentials of Exercise Testing and Training in Athletic Populations (3.00)
EXCI 360 Neural and Hormonal Control of Human Systems (3.00)

Stage III: Honours in Athletic Therapy (24 credits)

21

credits:

CATA 437 Assessment of the Hip, Spine and Pelvis (3.00)
CATA 439 Rehabilitation of the Hip, Spine and Pelvis (3.00)
CATA 462 Advanced Emergency Care (3.00)
CATA 475 Athletic Therapy Clinical Internship I (6.00)
EXCI 322 Statistics for Exercise Science (3.00)
EXCI 460 Integrative Human Physiology (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

EXCI 415 Behaviour Change and Interventions (3.00)
EXCI 420 Physical Activity Epidemiology (3.00)
EXCI 440 Current Developments in the Biochemistry of Exercise (3.00)
EXCI 451 Clinical Biomechanics (3.00)
EXCI 453 Stress, Health and Disease (3.00)
EXCI 461 Pharmacology for Sport and Exercise (3.00)
KCEP 311 Pathophysiology in Clinical Exercise Science I (3.00)
KCEP 411 Pathophysiology in Clinical Exercise Science II (3.00)

Stage IV: Honours in Athletic Therapy (27 credits)

24

credits:

CATA 441 Concepts in Manual Therapy (3.00)
CATA 485 Athletic Therapy Field Internship II (3.00)
CATA 495 Athletic Therapy Clinical Internship II (3.00)
EXCI 421 Honours Seminar: Current Topics in Health and Exercise Science (3.00)
EXCI 426 Honours Thesis (6.00)
EXCI 445 Nutrition in Exercise and Sport (3.00)
EXCI 471 Pain Management Strategies (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

CATA 447 Special Topics in Athletic Therapy (3.00)
EXCI 455 Physical Activity, Health and Aging (3.00)
EXCI 458 Pediatric Exercise Science (3.00)
EXCI 461 Pharmacology for Sport and Exercise (3.00)
MANA 300 Entrepreneurship: Launching Your Business (3.00)

Notes

  • Students seeking admission to the honours program must apply to the Department Honours Committee normally following the completion of 24 program credits. Students must meet the Faculty of Arts and Science regulations concerning the honours program. For additional information concerning programs and courses, students should consult the Department.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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