Personal Training AA

An Associate of Arts degree in personal training will focus primarily on the application of the scientific methods involved in programming exercise and conditioning program for various individual needs. An Associate of Arts degree in personal training allows the student to prepare for personal trainer examinations. These include: The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Personal trainer opportunities include health clubs, corporate fitness, and YMCAs.

Major Requirements

The Associate of Arts degree in personal training consists of:

SCON 101Introduction to Exercise Technique

1

SCON 220Personal Training I

2

SCON 221Personal Training II

2

SCON 227Practicum: Personal Training

1

SCON 228Practicum: Athletic Facility Management

1

SCON 341Structural Kinesiology

3

SCON 360Foundations of Strength and Conditioning

2

SCON 361Exercise Prescription for Special Populations

2

 

BIOL 201Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

3

and

BIOL 201LIntroduction to Anatomy and Physiology/Lab

1

or

BIOL 322Human Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 322LHuman Anatomy & Physiology/Lab

1

BIOL 323Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3

and

BIOL 323LHuman Anatomy & Physiology II/Lab

1

 

HEPR 150Introduction to Health Professions

1

HEPR 205Human Nutrition

3

HEPR 220Medical Terminology

3

HPE 205First Aid and Care of Athletic Injuries

2

HPE 308Physiology of Exercise

3

HPE 336Kinesiology/Biomechanics

3

PSYC 100General Psychology

3