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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sports and Exercise Sciences - Fitness Professional (A.S.)


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Program Advisor: Craig Clifton, 371-5299 (cbclifton@actx.edu) or contact Margie Vitale, 371-5079 (mevitale@actx.edu)

Associate in Science
Major Code - PHED.AS
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The SES Fitness Professional curriculum provides basic courses for entering the workforce as a Personal Trainer or Group Exercise Leader. It also provides basic courses for the first two years of a four-year curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. Students working towards a Bachelor’s degree should plan their program to match the specific requirements of the senior institution of choice. Programs differ significantly. Students must consult with the major advisor for course selection.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (42 Semester Hours)


Major Options (22 Semester Hours)


Student should complete one of the following options.

Personal Training Option (22 Semester Hours)


This option is designed to prepare students to become certified personal trainers through the National Strength and Conditioning Association(NSCA) as well as give them opportunities to begin work in the health and fitness industry while achieving an associate degree in Personal Training.

  • Any three PHED  courses

Group Exercise Leader Option (22 Semester Hours)


This option is designed to prepare students to become certified group exercise leaders through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as well as give them opportunities to begin work in the health and fitness industry while achieving an associate degree in Group Exercise.

  • Any three PHED  courses

Total (64 Semester Hours)


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