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BACHELOR OF INTEGRATED STUDIES
Sports Medicine 


The Department of Athletic Training offers a sports medicine emphasis in WSU’s Bachelor of Integrated Studies program, which allows you to earn your bachelor's degree in three academic areas. As a student in the sports medicine emphasis, you’ll learn the causes, prevention, and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses, while diversifying your degree in two other disciplines.

 

DISCOVER


  • The Bachelor of Integrated Studies program consists of three academic areas of emphasis.

  •  The minimum credit requirement for each emphasis is 18 semester hours, however, some departments require more credit hours.

  • All Weber State graduation requirements must be met including: general education, 120 credit hours, and 40 upper division credit hours.

  • The BIS degree best fits students who have developed a sense of their educational and life goals; and who are looking for ways to explore those goals through an individualized, inquiry-based program. 

LEARN


The Bachelor of Integrated Studies will: 

  • Create a personalized academic program

  • Obtain a broad liberal arts education

  • Create a personalized academic program

  • Obtain a broad liberal arts education

  • Prepare for specific career goals and/or graduate school

ACHIEVE

As a Bachelor of Integrated Studies in you'll be able to work in a variety of departments, fields and interdisciplinary professions.

Check out a list of all participating de-partments here. 

Participating Departments


 


COURSE LAYOUT

before you begin, get to know what courses will be required for this degree  


  • Sports Medicine Emphasis (option 1)


    This course of study is recommended for students who have chosen Exercise Science as one of their three areas of emphasis.

    Recommended Courses

    • ZOOL 2100: Human Anatomy (4)
    • ZOOL 2200 LS: Human Physiology (4)
    • RHS 2175: Introduction to  Sports Medicine (3)
      OR RHS 3200: Psychology of Sport, Injury & Rehabilitation (3)*
    • RHS 3300: Evaluation and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries: Lower Extremities (3)*
    • RHS 3301: Evaluation and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries: Upper Extremities (3)*


    *These courses require prerequisite(s), please visit our course catalog for more information. 

  • Sports Medicine Emphasis (option 2)


    This course of study is recommended for students who have NOT chosen Exercise Science as one of their three areas of emphasis.

    Recommended Courses

    • ZOOL 2100: Human Anatomy (4)
    • ZOOL 2200 LS: Human Physiology (4)
    • RHS 2300: Emergency Response (3)
    • RHS 3300: Evaluation and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries: Lower Extremities (3)*
    • RHS 3301: Evaluation and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries: Upper Extremities (3)*



    *These courses require prerequisite(s), please visit our course catalog for more information. 

  • Electives Courses


    Below are elective courses we recommend for either Sports Medicine emphasis option. 

    • ESS 3500: Biomechanics (3)*
    • ESS 3510: Exercise Physiology (3)*
    • RHS 4150: Therapeutic Modalities for Rehabilitation Sciences (3)*
    • RHS 4250: Rehabilitation for Rehabilitation Sciences (3)*


    *These courses require prerequisite(s), please visit our course catalog for more information. 


ADMISSIONS PROCESS
ready to apply? understand the BIS admissions process 
 


Information

The Bachelor of Integrated Studies program consists of three academic areas of emphasis. These areas are selected from departments that agree to participate with BIS. The minimum credit requirement for each emphasis is 18 semester hours, however, some departments require more credit hours.

All Weber State graduation requirements must also be met, including:

  • General Education requirements
  • 120 credit hours
  • 40 upper division credit hours.

Transfer degrees are articulated through Weber's Admission Office. Please contact them for transfer questions/issues at weber.edu/admissions.

Process

1. Choose three academic areas of study under our Participating Departments.

2. Download the BIS Application and Contract forms

3. Contact each of the faculty advisers listed for your 3 areas of study and ask them to complete a BIS contract for that academic discipline. Classes being used for General Education requirements can NOT also be used as a BIS course requirement.

4. Once you have your BIS application and three contract pages complete, submit them to the BIS administrative assistant: bis@weber.edu.

5. Along with your Application and Contract pages, you will need to provide a one-page Statement of Purpose describing why you chose the BIS program.

6. When all three contracts have been completed and signed by the faculty adviser, you are ready to meet with our BIS director, Dr. Susan Matt, and be admitted into the BIS program. The BIS office schedules appointments. Please contact us at 801-626-7713 or by email at bis@weber.edu.
 


DISCOVER YOUR ADVENTURE

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Request More Information

 

Hannah Stedge

MS, ATC, CKTP

801-626-6734
hannahstedge@weber.edu

SW Building
Room 219

 


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