The fitness specialist minor provides students with an understanding of how physical activity, exercise, and nutrition impact overall wellness. Students will learn anatomy, how the body functions and responds to exercise, and get hands on experience with fitness assessments and programming. Courses will prepare students for careers in health, and fitness-related professions such as strength and conditioning coaching, personal training or corporate wellness.
Requirements total 23 hours. This includes 4 hours of biology and 19 hours of human performance and health science. Seven of the required hours may meet general education requirements.
|BIO 140||Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology 1||4|
|Human Performance and Wellness Courses|
|HPW 180||Introduction to Health and Wellness 1||3|
|HPW 220||Practicum in Sport and Wellness Management||3|
|HPW 334||Management of Sport and Wellness||3|
|or HPW 446||Field Internship|
|HS 201X||Physiology of Exercise||4|
May be used to fulfill a general education requirement.