Exercise Science, CP

Program Description:

The Exercise Science Certificate Program will provide the skills necessary to become a Certified Personal Trainer in conjunction with obtaining pre-requisite coursework required for advancement in other Allied Health Associate Degree Programs.  Students obtaining the Certificate will be prepared for direct employment within a Health club or Fitness Center or for individual private pay consultation.

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic  Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
BIOL 260 Applied Human Anatomy1 4
BIOL 265 Applied Human Physiology2 4
ENL 111 Written Communication3 3
IT 101 Fundamentals of Computers (EDGE) 3
  Social Science Requirement4 3
     
AH 217 Personal Fitness Training5 4
BIOL 221 Structural Kinesiology6 4
BIOL 245 Physiology of Exercise7 3
MAT 145 Applications in Algebra8 3

1.    BIOL 260 has a prerequisite of BIOL 257, or 258 (grade of “C” or better) or ACT 19 or BIOL 258 (grade of “C” or better).
2.    BIOL 265 has a prerequisite of BIOL 257, or BIOL 258, or BIOL 260 (grade of “C” or better) or ACT 18 or BIOL 258 (grade of “C” or better).
3.    ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level math.
4.    Select from EC, HIST, PSYC, SS 100-level or above.
5.    AH 217 has a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
6.    BIOL 221 has a prerequisite of BIOL 260 (grade of “C” or better).
7.    BIOL 245 has a prerequisite of BIOL 265 (grade of “C” or better).
8.    MAT 145 has a prerequisite of MAT 096, or MAT 097, or placement in 100-level math.

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