Wellness

Personal Training Specialist

Title: 
Personal Training Specialist
Major: 
5445
Effective term: 
2019 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
31-31.5
Program Availability: 
Shared by: CG, GC, MC, PV, SC, SM
Award type: 
CCL
Revision ID: 
300
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Personal Training Specialist program prepares students for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer certifications. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level personal training positions within the fitness industry.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: CG, GC, MC, PV, SC, SM

Program notes

++ indicates any module/suffixed courses. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

PED requirement not met with Sport Skills or Lifetime Fitness/Fitness Center PED courses

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Requirements
Credits:31-31.5
EXS101Introduction to Exercise Science 3
EXS125Introduction to Exercise Physiology 3
EXS210Assessment and Program Design: Muscular Fitness 2
EXS211Assessment and Program Design: Flexibility and Balance 2
EXS212Assessment and Program Design: Cardiorespiratory Fitness 2
EXS213Assessment and Program Design: Weight Management and Motivation 2
EXS214Instructional Competency: Flexibility and Mind-Body Exercises 2
EXS216Instructional Competency: Muscular Strength and Conditioning 2
EXS218Instructional Competency: Cardiorespiratory Exercises and Activities 2
 
EXS239Practical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship (3) OR
EXS239AAPractical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship (1) AND
EXS239ABPractical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship (2) 3
 
HES100Healthful Living 3
 
HES106Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (0.5) OR
EMT101Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers (0.50) OR
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer certification (0) 0-0.5
 
FON100Introductory Nutrition (3) OR
FON241Principles of Human Nutrition (3) 3
 
PED101STStrength Training 1
 
PED101GFGroup Fitness/Aerobics (1) OR
PED101KBKickboxing (1) OR
PED101PSPilates (1) OR
PED101TCTai Chi (1) OR
PED101YHHatha Yoga (1) OR
PED101YOYoga (1) OR
PED101YPPower Yoga (1) OR
PED101YRRestorative Yoga (1) OR
PED101BSBody Sculpting (1) OR
PED101PCPhysical Conditioning (1) OR
PED101BCBoot Camp (1) OR
PED101ZUZumba Fitness (1) OR
PED101SRStretch and Relaxation (1) OR
PED101CYCycling - Indoor (1) OR
PED101YGGentle Yoga (1) OR
PED101TXSuspension Training (1) 1
Restricted Electives
Credits:4-6
Choose a total of 4-6 credits from EXS, FON, HES, PED and/or WED courses except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area. Maximum of three (3) credits of PED courses may be counted toward the Restricted Electives.
 
EXS+++++ Any EXS Exercise Science courses
FON+++++ Any FON Food and Nutrition courses
HES+++++ Any HES Health Science courses
PED+++++ Any PED Physical Education courses (maximum of 3 credits)
WED+++++ Any WED Wellness Education course
Competencies
  1. Explain health and human movement using a fundamental understanding of the relevant scientific concepts of physiology, biomechanics and psychology. (EXS101, EXS125, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, FON100, FON241).
  2. Locate and evaluate relevant scholarly literature. (EXS101, HES100, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB).
  3. Conduct and interpret foundational assessments of health and human movement. (EXS101, EXS125, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES100, HES106, EMT101)
  4. Design, implement and evaluate evidence based physical activity programs that promote health, improve fitness, and enhance quality of life. (EXS101, EXS125, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES100, HES106, EMT101, PED+++, FON100, FON241)
  5. Apply theories of motivation and behavior change to develop and implement strategies for improving exercise adoption and adherence. (EXS101, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES100)
  6. Explain the role of culture in physical activity and health behaviors. (EXS101, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB)
  7. Integrate social and ethical responsibility in decision making and actions. (EXS101, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES106, EMT101, PED+++)
  8. Adapt instructional techniques to ensure client safety and goal attainment. (EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, PED+++)
  9. Collaborate with diverse individuals to achieve common goals. (EXS101, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES106, EMT101)
  10. Communicate verbally, non-verbally and in writing in an articulate, respectful, empathetic and culturally competent manner. (EXS101, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES106, EMT101)
  11. Use relevant scholarly literature, to inform decision making and solve problems. (EXS101, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES100)
  12. Demonstrate dependability, adaptability and persistence to set and achieve goals. (EXS101, EXS125, EXS210, EXS211, EXS212, EXS213, EXS214, EXS216, EXS218, EXS239, EXS239AA, EXS239AB, HES100, HES106, EMT101, PED+++, FON100, FON241)
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