Personal Trainer, Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion: CCL 5421
Kim McGee, ACSM (EP-C) | 480-726-4246 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Personal Training is designed to prepare students for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer certifications. These certifications are generally required for employment in personal training positions and/or professional advancement within the fitness industry. The curriculum provides students with the foundational skills needed to design and implement fitness programs appropriate to clients’ goals and aligned with current industry best practices. A CCL in Personal Training: Advanced, an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Exercise Science: Health, Fitness, and Sports Performance, and an Associate in Arts (AA), Emphasis in Exercise Science are also available for students interested in continuing their studies in this field.
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better for all courses required within the program. Overall program minimum GPA = 2.00.
++ indicates any suffixed course may be selected.
Program Prerequisites: None
|EXS101||Introduction to Exercise Science||3|
|EXS125||Introduction to Exercise Physiology||3|
|EXS146||Introduction to Exercise Testing||1|
|EXS215||Resistance Training and Recovery Techniques||3|
|EXS217||Cardiorespiratory and Flexibility Training||3|
|or FON241||Principles of Human Nutrition|
|Select one of the following:||0-0.5|
|Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers|
|Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED)|
Current CPR/AED certification
|Complete one (1) credit from one of the following course options not already selected in the Required Courses area. Choose a course that best aligns with your academic and professional goals. Consult with an academic, faculty, or program advisor as needed.||1|
|EXS+++++ Any EXS Exercise Science course|
|FON+++++ Any FON Food and Nutrition course|
|HES+++++ Any HES Health Science course|
|PED+++++ Any PED Physical Education course|
|IFS110 Critical Research for College Success|