The sports medicine concentration is intended to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for students interested in athletic training, physical therapy, or medicine. The sports medicine concentration does not fulfill the degree requirements for any major at USF. It is intended to expose students to the acute injury and rehab environments as well as enhance students' resumes and employability. Students will gain experience identifying, treating, and rehabilitating injuries as well as assist with the daily operations of the training room. Students can pursue the sports medicine concentration in combination with any major.

Requirements: Candidates for a sports medicine concentration must complete both the content and practical components of the program.


Complete the following courses.

  • - Care & Prevention Of Injuries (2 s.h.)
  • - Anatomical Kinesiology (2 s.h.) or
    • - Human Anatomy (4 s.h.)
  • - Science of Coaching (3 s.h.) or
    • - Exercise Physiology (4 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Mindset (3 s.h.)


Complete a minimum of four semesters or eight credits of practicum. Students may register for a maximum of three credit hours per semester. 1 credit hour = 40 contact hours

  • - Practicum in Sports Medicine I (0-3 s.h.)
  • - Practicum in Sports Medicine II (0-3 s.h.)
  • - Practicum in Sports Medicine III (0-3 s.h.)
  • - Practicum in Sports Medicine IV (0-3 s.h.)

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