Feb 29, 2024  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sports Medicine

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Sports Medicine, Transfer Pathway

Students who intend to complete an Associate of Arts degree at Indian Hills and transfer to a four-year institution and major in sports medicine should consult with an Indian Hills Academic Advisor and the four-year institution to determine specific requirements for the major they intend to pursue.  Students who complete the Sports Medicine Transfer Pathway will receive an Associate of Arts degree.

The Sports Medicine Transfer Pathway is your path toward a career in sports medicine as a physical therapist, athletic trainer, physical therapist assistant, recreational therapist, personal trainer or orthopedist.  Graduates will be prepared to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue the Sports Medicine program of their choice or they can complete a Physical Therapist Assistant AAS degree at Indian Hills.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in sports medicine and an understanding in the areas of anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics.
  2. Apply the scientific method in order to understand, evaluate, and/or solve problems in sports medicine.
  3. Use critical thinking, information literacy, oral and written communication, and quantitative reasoning skills in analyzing problems.
Program Total: 71 Credits

Total: 9 Credits

Total: 11 Credits

Term III

Total: 13 Credits

Term IV

Total: 12 Credits

Total: 13 Credits

Total: 13 Credits

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