Professional and Technical

Health and Fitness Science – Certificate (C45630)

The Health and Fitness Science program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the fitness and exercise industry.

Students will be trained in exercise science and be able to administer basic fitness tests and health risk appraisals, teach specific exercise and fitness classes, and provide instruction in the proper use of exercise equipment and facilities. Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in commercial fitness clubs, YMCA’s/YWCA’s, well programs in business and industry, Parks & Recreation Departments, and other organizations implementing exercise and fitness programs.

Certificate (C45630)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
HFS 110 Exercise Science 4
HEA 112 CPR & First Aid 2
Semester Total 6
Spring Semester #1
HFS 111 Fitness & Exercise Testing I 4
HFS 116 Prev & Care of Excer Injuries 3
HFS 118 Fitness Facility Management 4
Semester Total 11
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 17

Athletic Training Certificate (C45630AT)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
HEA 112 CPR & First Aid 2
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 155 Nutrition 3
Semester Total 9
Spring Semester #1
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
PED 259 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
– or –
HFS 116 Prevention and Care of Exercise Injuries 3
Semester Total 6-7
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 15-16

Health Promotions – Certificate (C45630H)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
PED 110 Fit and Well for Life 2
-or-
HEA 110 Personal Health/Wellness 3
Semester Total 5-6
Spring Semester #1
BIO 155 Nutrition 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
Semester Total 9
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 14-15

Health and Wellness Management (C45630HW)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
PED 110 Fit and Well for Life 2
– or –
HEA 110 Personal Health/Wellness 3
COM 231. Public Speaking 3
Semester Total 8-9
Spring Semester #1
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3
– or –
PED 165 Exercise Science as a Career 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
Semester Total 9
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 14-15

Sports Officiating – Certificate (C45630S)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
HEA 112 CPR & First Aid 2
PED 250 Officiating Basketball and  Volleyball
– or –
PED 251 Officiating Football and Soccer
– or –
PED 252 Officiating Baseball and Softball 2
Semester Total 7
Spring Semester #1
PSY 150 General Psychology 3|
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
Semester Total 6
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 13

Public Health – Certificate (C45630PH)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
HEA 112 CPR & First Aid 2
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
Semester Total 6
Spring Semester #1
BIO 155 Nutrition 3
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
Semester Total 7
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 13