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Sports Medicine

The associate in science degree in sports medicine is a two year course of study designed for students interested in becoming various allied health care professionals such as athletic trainers, physical therapists, physical therapists assistants, chiropractic care, occupational therapy, physician assistant etc. It provides academic and clinical experience to prepare students for further study or to obtain employment in an entry level rehabilitation and/or allied health setting. Earning this degree may facilitate the student's transfer to a four-year college and/or professional program.

Advisors:

Wendy Ansley 
wansley@collegeofthedesert.edu; 760-776-7203

Courtney Doussett
cdoussett@collegeofthedesert.edu; 760-776-7339

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN SPORTS MEDICINE
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Core Courses:
BI 013 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BI 014 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 5
KINE  001 First Aid and Safety 3
KINE 003 Care and Prevention of Athletics Injuries 3
KINE 004 Advanced Care and Prevention of Athletics Injuries 3
KINE 008 Introduction to Kinesiology 3
KINE 012 Clinical Experiences in Sports Med & Athletic Training I 2
KINE 013 Clinical Experiences in Sports Med & Athletic Training II 2
KINE 014 Clinical Experiences in Sports Med & Athletic Training III 2
KINE 015 Clinical Experiences in Sports Med & Athletic Training IV 2
 
Select 1 course from the following (1 unit)
KINE 094 Personal Fitness (1)
KINE 096 Weight Training (1)
KINE 096A Biomechanics of Strength Training (1)
 
  Required Subtotal 30
CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern1 37-39
  DEGREE TOTAL 63-65
*KINE courses may be double counted for kinesiology/activity degree requirement.