Exercise Specialist (ESS.S.CRT)
- Division: Health Sciences
- Department: Exercise Science
The Exercise Specialist certificate is designed to provide necessary knowledge and skills for employment in the fitness and exercise industry. Students acquire knowledge and skills in exercise science with the goal of being able to administer basic fitness assessments and health risk appraisals. Additionally, students acquire current information on exercise, nutrition and wellness and prepare to sit for and successfully pass a national certification exam. Students must pass all ENS courses with a grade of C or better.
ALH 1132 Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED 1 Credit BIO 1121 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3 Credits COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3 Credits DIT 1525 Human Nutrition 3 Credits DIT 1825 Nutrition for Exercise & Sport Science 3 Credits ENG 1101 English Composition I 3 Credits ENS 1116 Exercise Science & Health Promotion 2 Credits ENS 1118 Lifetime Physical Fitness & Wellness 3 Credits ENS 2317 Methods of Teaching Lab 1 Credit ENS 2318 Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription 3 Credits ENS 2416 Certification Preparatory Course 3 Credits ENS 2417 Methods of Teaching 3 Credits