2016-2017 Catalog

Fitness Leadership Certificate

In this program students will learn the necessary skills to become a certified fitness leader and to take national certification exams, such as those offered by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). These exams are offered regularly in Salt Lake City and Denver. Students will also enjoy the personal benefits of this program. Through courses in nutrition, wellness, fitness leadership, and various exercise classes, personal diet and fitness levels will improve. In addition to classroom instruction, the program gives hands-on experience in fitness centers, schools, hospitals, or clinics. This is an exciting and friendly program where students will be applying the knowledge they learn in the classroom in the real world, with real people.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

BIOL 1010GENERAL BIOLOGY

4

BIOL 2010HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I

4

BIOL 2015HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II

4

HLED 1225FIRST AID AND CPR

2

HLED 1140NUTRITION

3

PEAC 2005PERSONALIZED FITNESS I

2

PEPR 1130TEACHING INDIVIDUAL/GROUP FITNESS

2

PEPR 2120INTRO TO EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

4

PEPR 2130FITNESS LEADERSHIP TRAINING I

3

PEPR 2230FITNESS LEADERSHIP TRAINING II

3

PEPR 2470BEGINNING EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

1

PEPR 2471ADVANCED EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

1

BUSINESS ELECTIVE

3

COMMUNICATION COURSE

3

Total Credit Hours:39

Business course options: Any course from departments of BADM, BUSN, MGT, or MKT

Communication course options: Public Speaking (COMM 1010), Interpersonal Communication (COMM 1030), or Conflict Management & Mediation (COMM 1050)

Total Credit Hours: 39