Course Offerings

Kinesiology: Athletic Training Preparation Major

The Santa Rosa Junior College Kinesiology: Athletic Training Preparation Associate of Arts degree provides students with the opportunity to meet the requirements for transfer to a Commission of Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited four-year college and university Athletic Training Education Programs (ATEPs). The program in Kinesiology: Athletic Training Preparation includes typical lower division requirements for four-year college and university CAATE accredited ATEP programs; some requirements vary from college to college. Students are advised to meet with a counselor for appropriate campus specific course requirements before selecting courses.

What does this program offer you?

  • Hands-on supervised experience working with all types of athletes at SRJC.
  • Observation hours that count towards a CAATE accredited Bachelor's or Master's Program in Athletic Training.
  • Interpersonal experience in the medical field, getting exposed to various avenues of medicine.
  • Lower division courses that broaden knowledge for any student interested in the medical field, specifically athletic training.
  • Being in this program offers you the chance to become part of a cohort of students to build teamwork skills, communication, and fun times!


Click here to view the official Major Requirements

Below are the KINES Courses of the Major

Kines Courses
Course Name
Course Description
Unit Amount

Kines 62 A, B, C, D

Sports Medicine Lab

Requirements/information:
  • Required 6 hours per week arranged with you and the instructor.
  • Internship in the Athletic Training facility working with student-athletes (facility is open 12-6pm school days).
  • Pre/corequisite is KINES 4
    • If you think you have the preparation and skills necessary to take this class without KINES 4, speak with the instructor. 
2.0 Units

Kines 4

Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Requirements/information:
  • Introduction to athletic training and the care and prevention of athletic injuries.
  • Usually taught on the Santa Rosa campus in the Fall, T/TH mornings.
  • Usually taught on the Petaluma campus in the Spring, T/TH mornings.
3.0 Units

Kines 63

Lower Extremity Injury Evaluation, Treatment and Rehab

Requirements/information:
  • Learn all about lower body injuries from basic anatomy, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation exercises!  
  • Usually Monday nights 4-6pm lecture with 6-9pm lab in the Athletic Training Facility.
  • ​Very interactive class.
  • ​Fall semester only.

Class time is great for interested high school students!

3.0 Units

Kines 64

Upper Extremity Injury Evaluation, Treatment, and Rehab

Requirements/information:
  • Learn all about upper body injuries from basic anatomy, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation exercises!  
  • Usually Monday nights 4-6pm lecture and 6-9pm lab in the Athletic Training Facility.
  • ​Very interactive class.
  • ​Spring semester only.

Class time is great for interested high school students!

3.0 Units

Students may take all or part of the Sports Medicine and Athletic Training coursework.  Completion of all courses enhance a student’s resume and increases student marketability for a variety of athletic training programs and professional fields.