Fitness Management & Personal Training Curriculum

What you'll learn

The B.S. in Kinesiology with Fitness Management and Personal Training Emphasis is designed for students who want careers in personal fitness training, recreational fitness, and related fields.

Courses

  • HPER-L 135 Learning Community: Physical Education-Exercise Science (for new students & transfers with <15 hours)
  • HPER-H 160 First Aid and Emergency Care
  • HPER-H 180 Stress Prevention and Management
  • HPER-H 195 Principles/Applications of Lifestyle Wellness
  • HPER-H 350 Complementary/Alternative Approaches to Health
  • HPER-H 363 Personal Health
  • HPER-N 220 Nutrition for Health or FN 30300 Essentials of Nutrition
  • HPER-P 200 Microcomputers Applications in Kinesiology
  • HPER-P 205 Structural Kinesiology
  • HPER-P 212 Introduction to Exercise Science
  • HPER-P 215 Principles and Practice of Exercise Science
  • HPER-P 246 Performance & Teaching of Cardiovascular & Resistance Training
  • HPER-P 258 Activities for People with Special Needs
  • HPER-P 373 Resistance Exercise/Sports Conditioning
  • HPER-P 393 Professional Practice Programs in Health, Physical Education and Recreation (Practical Experience)
  • HPER-P 397 Kinesiology
  • HPER-P 403 Theory and Practice of Cardiovascular Exercise
  • HPER-P 405 Introduction to Sport Psychology
  • HPER-P 409 Basic Physiology of Exercise
  • HPER-P 410 Physical Activity Programming for Individuals with Disabilities and Other Special Populations
  • HPER-P 416 Fitness Management
  • HPER-P 417 Physical Activity and Disease: Prevention and Treatment
  • HPER-P 419 Fitness Testing and Interpretation
  • HPER-P 420 Exercise Leadership & Program Design for Apparently Healthy & Special Populations
  • HPER-P 443 Internship: Physical Education (Internal capstone)
  • HPER-R 275 and HPER-R 100 Camp Brosius Leadership Training
  • Core Communication—Required: ENG-W 131 English Composition I
  • Core Communication—Required: COMM-R 110 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • Social Science—Required: PSY-B 110 Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Science—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: BUS-W 200 OR BUS-X 100)
  • Cultural Understanding—Choose course from *Common Core list
  • Arts & Humanities—Choose course from *Common Core list
  • Life & Physical Science—Required: BIOL-N 212 & BIOL-N 213 Human Biology I & Lab
  • Life & Physical Science—Required: BIOL-N 214 & BIOL-N 215 Human Biology II & Lab
  • Analytical Reasoning—Choose course from *Common Core list (Recommended: Math-M 118 or higher)
  • Analytical Reasoning—Choose course from *Common Core list
  • COMM-C 392 Health Communication
  • FN 33000 Diet Selection and Planning
  • PBHL-A 322 Principles of Epidemiology
  • PSY-B 356 Motivation
  • SHRS-W 361 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • HPER-H 366 Health Problems in the Community
  • FN 31300 Principles of Healthy Menu Planning & Food Programs
  • HPER-HXXX HPER-H Electives
  • HPER-EXXX HPER-E Electives