Exercise Science Certificate

Gainful Employment Disclosure: Exercise Science

The Exercise Science Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to provide exercise prescription and promote proper fitness and nutrition information to the public. The exercise science curriculum prepares students to take the national certificate exam through the National Strength and Conditioning Association to become a Certified Personal Trainer.

Fall

Course #Course TitleCredit Hrs
BHS 1320 CPR and First Aid 1 1
BIO 1110 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
DTN 1000 Basic Nutrition 1 2
EXS 1000 Introduction to Exercise Science 4
Term Hours 11

Spring

Course #Course TitleCredit Hrs
BHS 1560 Smoking Cessation Education 1 1
BIO 1120 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
EXS 1010 Exercise Assessment and Prescription 4
MKT 1600 Customer Relations and Public Relations 3
Term Hours 12

Summer

Course #Course TitleCredit Hrs
BHS 1530 12 Lead ECG Interpretation 1
EXS 1020 Program Design 3
EXS 1030 Athletic Facility Management 2
EXS 1040 Exercise Clinical I 2
Term Hours 8
Total Hours 31