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Athletic Therapy Departmental Honors

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Please contact the Athletic Therapy Program Director for advisement and permission prior to enrolling in Honors courses.

To earn departmental honors in Athletic Therapy, a student must:

  1. Fulfill all the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Therapy as described in the catalog, maintaining an Athletic Therapy GPA of 3.75.
  2. Complete nine (9) credits hours of upper division Athletic Therapy major courses from the following:
    1. AT 3200 
    2. AT 3300  or AT 3301 
    3. AT 4100  or AT 4101 
    4. AT 4200  or AT 4201 
    5. AT 4600 
  3. Demonstrate evidence of excellence through the completion of an honors project within one of the courses listed in #2 above as defined and approved by the course instructor and Athletic Therapy Program Director and as agreed upon by the student. The assigned project(s) may take many forms including:
    • completing a research project which includes completion of an IRB
    • writing a case study
    • completing a literature or systematic review evidence based medicine paper using technology to disseminate information to peers, colleagues, and or patients.

In addition to the Athletic Therapy major courses listed, the student may opt to create his/her honors project through the completion of AT 4800 - Individual Projects . If the student decides to seek this option, prior approval is required from the Athletic Therapy Program Director.

  1. Perform 50 hours of documented community service related to the student’s professional program (i.e., physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, medicine). For example, work at the Ogden Rescue Mission, Special Olympics, or GOAL. Please see the Athletic Therapy Program Director prior to performing these hours.
  2. Complete one (1) of the following:
    • Presentation of scholarly work from requirement # 3 at a local, state, or national forum (e.g., Weber State University Undergraduate Research Symposium and Celebration, Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters)
    • Submission of scholarly work from requirement # 3 for public/professional dissemination (e.g., professional journal, Weber State University Ergo).

Students who have not completed their General Education requirements are strongly encouraged to fulfill them with Honors General Education courses.

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