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Athletic Training
Career Information
Start your career at CSM

There are many classes offered at CSM which can help you with a career in athletic training, personal training, or physical therapy. The following is a list of classes offered at CSM which will apply toward either the prerequisites or degree requirements for a career in athletic training or physical therapy. College of San Mateo can be a great place to start your career.
  • You can complete all the prerequisites and general education requirements for four-year colleges and universities while at CSM.
  • Some colleges may have other prerequisites or degree requirements that must be completed at their institution. Check with the specific institution for requirements.
ESSENTIAL CLASSES:  Requirements/Prerequisites that almost all schools require.
Units
Class Title
4
BIOL 110 General Principles of Biology
3
BIOL 130 Human Biology
4
BIOL 250 Anatomy
5
BIOL 260 Introductory Physiology
5
CHEM 210 General Chemistry I
5
CHEM 220 General Chemistry II
3
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics
3
PSYC 100 General Psychology
4
PHYS 210 General Physics I
3
CA&S 310 Nutrition

RECOMMENDED CLASSES:  Requirements/Prerequisites that some schools require.
* = classes for a Physical Therapy curriculum.
** = Activity Courses include: Tennis, Golf, Aerobics, Weight Conditioning, etc.
Units
Class Title
4
BIOL 240 General Microbiology*
5
CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I*
5
CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry II*
3
MATH 130 Analytic Trigonometry
4
PHYS 220 General Physics II*
3
PSYC 200 Developmental Psychology*
3
PSYC 410 Abnormal Psychology*
1
P.E. 680 First Aid/CPR (Adult, Child and Infant)
3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computer and Information Science
1
P.E ___ Activity Courses**