2019-2020 Catalog

General Technology - Fitness Specialist

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Associate in Applied Science in General Technology

Fitness Specialist Career Path

61 Credit Hours

This associate degree in General Technology is a degree completion for students who hold a certificate in Fitness Specialist. Students who already hold this certificate should consult with the program coordinator.

Students can earn only one degree in General Technology in a single career path.

General Education Core Requirements

ENG 101 English Composition I 3
IDS 109 First Year Experience Seminar 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3

REQ HUM Select from Humanities 3
REQ MAT Select from Mathematics/Natural Sciences 3

Total:   15

Major Requirements

BIO 112 Basic Anatomy and Physiology 4 *
BIO 238 Musculoskeletal System Anatomy 3
SFT 101 Introduction to Exercise Physiology 3
SFT 105 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Program Design 3
SFT 107 Nutrition for Fitness and Training 3
SFT 109 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 3
SFT 110 Weight Training: Theory and Application 3
SFT 121 Medical Exercise 3
SFT 125 Personal Training Techniques 3
SFT 130 Aerobics Instructor Training 3
SFT 202 Internship for the Personal Trainer 3
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3
SPC 209 Interpersonal Communication 3

*Students who have successfully completed BIO 210 and 211 may substitute both courses for this requirements.

Total:   37

Other Requirements

BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
MKT 101 Marketing 3
MKT 130 Customer Service Principles 3

Total:   9

Admission Requirements

Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying placement levels.