ADVANCED PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFICATE (R): 191A
Total Credits: 21
Catalog Edition 12-13
Name: Date: ID#
         
CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS
COURSE
HRS
GRADE
 
HE108
3
 
 
HE205
3
 
 
PE202
3
 
 
PE228
3
 
 
PE230
3
 
 
PE237
3
 
 
PE238
3
 
       
  Note: Overall GPA of 2.0 is required
      Total Credits:  
 

 

 
* Select from PE111, PE134, PE135, PE165, PE173, PE174, PE190, PE200, PE231, and/or HE101-204.  
     
 

The personal trainer certificate curriculum has been designed to develop fitness specialists who are knowledgeable and skilled in fitness, wellness instruction and program design. This curriculum blends science and theory with practical application and hands-on experience.

Students will acquire an academic foundation in the fundamental principles of exercise and nutrition in addition to a basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology. Practical skill training will focus on the development of expertise in fitness assessment, health and fitness program design, safe exercise technique, training methodology, injury prevention and care, behavior change, exercise leadership, and personal training business practice.

The certificate curriculum offers the educational framework and basic competencies for career opportunities in the fitness industry. Successful completion of the certificate will prepare students for many of the nationally recognized personal training certification examinations and provides a course foundation for those interested in pursuing an A.A in Exercise Science/Health Fitness Specialist.  Students will have the opportunity to sit for the ACE Personal Trainer examination at a reduced fee.


Health Enhancement, Exercise Science, & Physical Education Page
     
This document is for planning purposes ONLY and completion does not guarantee graduation.
See an advisor to submit an Application for Graduation the semester BEFORE you intend to graduate.
 
 
Last modified: July 2012
This certificate is a Career Program and may not readily transfer to four-year institutions
(except in special cases). Visit the transfer planning website for transfer information.
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