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2013-14 College Catalog

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Exercise Science–Personal Training -Certificate (Career)

Application Code 196

For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.

The Personal Training certificate provides students with the basic competencies necessary for an entry-level position in the fitness field. It also enhances the knowledge and skills of those already employed in the exercise/fitness industry. Completion of this certificate prepares graduates to successfully complete entry-level industry certification. Basic content areas include health promotion, exercise prescription, nutrition, and first aid.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
EXSC-209Sport and Exercise Nutrition

3 credits

EXSC-210Sport and Exercise Psychology

3 credits

HEED-112First Aid & Safety

3 credits

HEED-200Health/Fitness Leader

3 credits

HEED-210Foundations of Health Education and Health Behavior

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 15