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LA&S Mathematics & Science: Sports Medicine AS

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MVCC offers an emphasis in Sports Medicine. The Certifi ed Athletic Trainer is an educated and skilled professional specializing in athletic healthcare. In cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel, the athletic trainer functions as an integral member of the athletic healthcare team in secondary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, professional sports programs and other athletic healthcare settings. This program provides students with a solid start in becoming certified athletic trainers or related professionals. Through a comprehensive study of sciences, psychology, and sports medicine, students are fully prepared to transfer to a four-year school and are ready to complete a degree in athletic training, or related field of study, such as sports medicine, sports psychology, or personal training. Students are also afforded the unique opportunity to learn anatomy and physiology through the study of cadavers. In addition, through our program, students experience the day-to-day happenings of a college athletic training room through the completion of two practicums. These classes permit students to attend to the needs of student-athletes on a particular sports team and learn how the process works from initial injury to determining return-toplay status.The hours spent in these practicums provide students with an early start toward completing hands-on hours required for licensure and completion of the four-year degree. This program is designed specifically for students intending to transfer to a four-year college as a Sports Medicine major, after graduation from MVCC.
Goals & Outcomes
First Semester
1.0
ED100 College Seminar
This course is an opportunity for students to develop the skills necessary to be successful in college. Students learn the importance of the faculty-student and advisor-advisee relationship, develop time management techniques, apply effective study skill techniques, recognize the implications of living in a diverse society, utilize college resources, and explore career and transfer requirements. Collaborative projects are included. Students matriculated in a degree program must take this course in their first term of study. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
CO232 Hlth Sci Appl/Coaching
Topics in this course include first aid, CPR, and athletic training/conditioning principles. Upon completion, students are eligible for National Safety Council First Aid and American Heart Association CPR certification. This is one of three mandatory courses required by the New York State Education Department to become permanently certified to coach high school athletics. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
EN101 English 1: Composition
EN101 English 1: Composition C-3 Cr-3 This course focuses on several kinds of writing-self-expressive, informative, and argumentative/persuasive, and others. A minimum of five essay compositions are required. The course emphasizes the composition of clear, correct, and effective prose required in a variety of professions and occupations.Prerequisites: The required developmental reading (DS051 Essential Reading & Study Skills, or SL115 ESL4: Advanced Reading, and/or writing courses (EN099 Introduction to College English or SL116 ESL4: Advanced Composition) or permission of the instructor or designee. Student Learning Outcomes: 1) Demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas in a clear and concise manner through informative, argumentative, formal and informal writing at a level suitable for successful college students. 2) Develop a practical and fundamental understanding of the relationship and interaction between the writer and the reader while exploring human knowledge, values, ethics, language, and social institutions. 3) Broaden the student’s intellectual autonomy and their ability to use language for the purposes of reading, writing, learning, communicating, and critical thinking. 4) Gain a practical understanding of primary and secondary sources and how to properly utilize and cite these sources. 5) Discuss the history and methodology of rhetoric and composition. 6) Exhibit clear concise writing skills in both professional and academic writing. 7) Achieve a level of writing fluency satisfactory for success in college courses. 8) Display a clear understanding of proper documentation procedures to avoid plagiarism. See when this course is offered ...
4.0
MA115 Intermediate Mathematics
This course introduces intermediate algebra-level knowledge and skills. Topics include exponents and radicals, polynomial and rational expressions, functions and relations and their graphs, inequalities, and systems of linear equations. Linear, quadratic, rational, and radical equations are solved. Applications are included. Prerequisite: An appropriate placement test result or MA 091 Introductory Algebra, or equivalent. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
PY101 Intro General Psychology
This course introduces the many and varied facets of psychology. Emphasis is on interactions of individuals in their cultural, social, and economic environments as determined by their cognitive, behavioral, and emotional experiences and training. See when this course is offered ...
4.0
Natural Science Elective
BI141 General Biology 1, BI142 General Biology 2 BI216 Anatomy & Physiology 1, BI217 Anatomy & Physiology 2, CH131 College Chemistry CH141 General Chemistry 1, CH142 General Chemistry 2, PH151 Physics 1 or PH152 Physics 2
Second Semester
3.0
AT101 Intro to Sports Medicine
This course introduces the basic skills involved in the care and prevention of athletic injuries. It covers the recognition of sports-related injuries from head to toe, emergency procedures, training room responsibilities, liability concerns, environmental concerns, nutrition, and eating disorders as well as rehabilitation and training techniques. Laboratory time consists of BLS-CPR certification, stretching and taping techniques, and practicing emergency procedures. Prerequisites: CO232 Health Science Applied to Coaching. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
EN102 English 2:Idea&Values Lit
This course encourages a deeper understanding of human nature and the human condition through the study of ideas and values expressed in imaginative literature. Emphasis is placed on the use and development of critical thinking and language skills. Library-oriented research is required. Prerequisite: EN101 English 1: Composition or EN106 English 1: Composition and Reading. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
MA110 Elementary Statistics
This course introduces probability and statistics. Topics include graphs, tables, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal distribution, correlation and regression, probability, and inferential statistics. This course is available in two formats: lecture only, or lecture plus laboratory using technology. Prerequisite: An appropriate placement test result or MA090 Essential Math Skills or MA 091 Introductory Algebra, or equivalent. See when this course is offered ...
4.0
Natural Science Elective
BI141 General Biology 1, BI142 General Biology 2 BI216 Anatomy & Physiology 1, BI217 Anatomy & Physiology 2, CH131 College Chemistry CH141 General Chemistry 1, CH142 General Chemistry 2, PH151 Physics 1 or PH152 Physics 2
3.0
Psychology Elective
Psychology Electives PY201 Learning: Behavioral Analysis PY202 Childhood & Adolescence PY203 Abnormal Psychology PY204 Social Psychology PY205 Adulthood and Aging PY206 Theories of Personality PY207 Life-Span Developmental Psychology PY208 Death, Dying & Bereavement PY212 Adolescent Psychology
Third Semester
1.0
AT201 Sports Med Pract 1
This 15-week practicum provides experience in an athletic training room setting. It includes attending home contests, preparing teams for practices and games, taping student-athletes, assisting with rehabilitation programs, and other duties as determined appropriate by the supervising Athletic Trainer. Prerequisites: AT101 Introduction to Sports Medicine. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
EN150 Effective Speech
This course is an introduction to public speaking. It emphasizes the fundamentals of preparing, organizing, supporting, and delivering the speech based on factual material. It includes topic selection, audience analysis, fact vs. opinion, outlining, supporting material, and visual support. Informative, demonstrative, and persuasive speeches are presented. Elements of interpersonal communication, logic, and persuasion are discussed. Prerequisite: EN101 English 1: Composition or EN106 English 1: Composition and Reading. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
HI101 History of Civ 1
This course introduces the nature and study of history, and covers the emergence and development of Eurasian civilization to about 1500 A.D. in the Near East, India, China, Europe, the Western Hemisphere, and Africa. Attention is given to religion in these civilizations and on the rise of the West to a position of world power during the Middle Ages. See when this course is offered ...
2.0
PE172 Health and Wellness
This course assists in making intelligent health-conscious decisions through topics such as wellness, aging, sexuality, drugs and alcohol, and communicable diseases. It introduces activities and skills for leading healthy lifestyles including fitness assessment, weight management, and exercise. See when this course is offered ...
4.0
Natural Science Elective
BI141 General Biology 1, BI142 General Biology 2 BI216 Anatomy & Physiology 1, BI217 Anatomy & Physiology 2, CH131 College Chemistry CH141 General Chemistry 1, CH142 General Chemistry 2, PH151 Physics 1 or PH152 Physics 2
Restricted Elective (Choose One)
3.0
3.0
HI111 Am History 1492-1850
This survey course develops a comprehensive overview of American history as well as a deeper understanding of how its geography, people, institutions, and culture interact to define the American experience. It begins with American colonization and concludes on the eve of the Civil War. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
HI112 Am History 1850-pres
This course continues to survey the development of the American story from an agricultural, frontier society to an urban, industrial nation. Emphasis is placed on the economic revolution of the post-Civil War era, its social, political, and military aspects, and the emergence of America as a world leader. It begins with the Civil War and concludes with the present. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
SO101 Intro Sociology
This course gives an understanding of and a feeling for the society in which we live. The concepts and theories discussed relate to humanity, its culture and society, and to those forces that contribute to the smooth operation of this society as well as those forces that contribute to conflict and social problems. Topics include culture, socialization, stratification, population, and patterns of social organization. See when this course is offered ...
Fourth Semester
1.0
AT202 Sports Med Practicum 2
This second 15-week practicum provides further hands-on experience in the athletic training room setting. It includes attending home games and taping student-athletes as well as designing and overseeing rehabilitation programs under the supervision of the Athletic Trainer. The primary responsibility is for one contact sports team. Prerequisite: AT201 Sports Medicine Practicum 1. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
BI151 Nutrition & Dietetics 1
This course provides a general understanding of nutrition as a science. The primary focus is on proper dietary habits and wellness, the causes of sickness, and governmental policies. Content areas include nutrients necessary for health and energy needs, and illness due to nutrient excesses and deficiencies. It addresses vitamins, minerals, and food safety. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
HI102 History of Civ 2
This course is concerned with civilizations and their influences on each other in the modern world. It traces the rise of the West to a position of world dominance and its impact on non-Western societies. Emphasis is placed on the major forces that have shaped the contemporary world - industrialization, urbanization, nationalism, militarism, imperialism, democracy, and communism. See when this course is offered ...
3.0
Humanities Elective
The Humanities elective must meet SUNY General Education Requirements.
4.0
Natural Science Elective
BI141 General Biology 1, BI142 General Biology 2 BI216 Anatomy & Physiology 1, BI217 Anatomy & Physiology 2, CH131 College Chemistry CH141 General Chemistry 1, CH142 General Chemistry 2, PH151 Physics 1 or PH152 Physics 2


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