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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Fitness Management


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The career concentration in fitness management helps prepare students to enter the commercial fitness industry. The kinesiology core requirements are intended to provide students with the knowledge, skills and experience in exercise assessment and programming, physical fitness activities, and teaching/leadership methods that could be applied in a commercial fitness setting. The business cognate requirements are intended to give students some competencies in marketing, management and accounting.

Competency requirements:


  • Physical fitness competency
    • Meet the physical fitness competency requirement as established by the kinesiology department
    • The physical fitness competency requirement consists of an initial assessment and exit assessment. The initial assessment will be completed in KIN180-Introduction to Kinesiology and the exit assessment will be computed during KIN330-Exercise Testing and Prescription.
  • First aid and CPR certification:
    • Option 1: First aid and CPR certifications through American Heart Association or American Red Cross
    • Option 2: CPR certification and KIN234-Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
    • Option 3: Complete one of the following courses:
      • KIN104-First Aid
      • KIN152-Emergency Care
      • KIN260-Coaching Endorsement

Total credits required: 35-42


Note:


Internships range from 2-12 credits. The maximum credits applied to the major is noted under the 417 course designation.

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