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Personal Trainer

Personal Training is a science-based educational foundation that provides an understanding of the fundamentals of exercise science, clinical nutrition, and human anatomy and physiology. Additionally, techniques in cardiorespiratory, muscular strength/muscular endurance, and flexibility fitness will be covered.  

See "Student and Career Resources" tab below for special scholarship information for Personal Trainer program.

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Gen Tech - Personal Trainer

The Associate in Applied Science, major in General Technology degree program allows students to select coursework to become multi-skilled technicians. The degree contains a general education component. The required core includes a primary technical specialty of at least 21 credit hours from a single content area. The secondary technical specialty consists of at least 12 semester hours from a program currently offered by the College. The other hours required for graduation allow for a third technical specialty or enhance the primary and secondary technical specialty areas.

Complete BIO-210 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ENG-101 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete HIS-102 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete MAT-110 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete PSY-201 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-101 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-105 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-109 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-110 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-125 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-201 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-202 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-102 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-108 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-116 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-135 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-120 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete COL-101 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete BIO-211 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-107 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-112 (Minimum Grade: C)

PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFICATE

Admission Criteria:

•     High school diploma or equivalent

•     COMPASS Placement Test scores:

Pre-algebra 54 or above and Algebra 0-45

OR minimum grade of "C" in MAT 032

Writing 70 or above OR minimum grade of "C" in ENG 032 Reading 81 or above OR minimum grade of "C'' in RDG 100

OR

ACCUPLACER Test scores:

    Arithmetic >=90 Elementary Algebra 57-89 OR minimum grade of “C” in MAT 032

    Sentence Skills >=75 OR minimum grade of “C” in ENG 032

    Reading Comp. 84-94 OR minimum grade of “C” in RDG 100

PERSONAL TRAINER GT DEGREE

Admission Criteria:

•     High school diploma or equivalent

•     COMPASS Placement Test scores:

Algebra 66-100and College Algebra 1-45 OR minimum grade of "C" in MAT 102

Writing 70 or above OR minimum grade of "C" in ENG 032 Reading 81 or above
OR minimum grade of "C'' in RDG 100

OR

ACCUPLACER Test scores:

    College Level Math 50-75 OR minimum grade of “C” in MAT 102

    Sentence Skills >=75 OR minimum grade of “C” in ENG 032

    Reading Comp. 84-94 OR minimum grade of “C” in RDG 100

 

Personal Trainer Certificate

The Personal Trainer certificate program prepares graduates to help people meet their fitness goals. They may work in fitness centers, gyms, YMCAs, or be self-employed. The program is a science-based understanding of the basics of exercise, nutrition, and human anatomy and physiology. Students will complete an internship experience and learn how to create fitness plans based on the client's level and goals. Graduates may attempt a variety of national certification exams.

Complete AHS-120 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete BIO-210 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-109 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-110 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-112 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-125 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-101 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-105 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-107 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-201 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete SFT-202 (Minimum Grade: C)

PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFICATE

Admission Criteria:

•     High school diploma or equivalent

•     COMPASS Placement Test scores:

Pre-algebra 54 or above and Algebra 0-45

OR minimum grade of "C" in MAT 032

Writing 70 or above OR minimum grade of "C" in ENG 032 Reading 81 or above OR minimum grade of "C'' in RDG 100

OR

ACCUPLACER Test scores:

    Arithmetic >=90 Elementary Algebra 57-89 OR minimum grade of “C” in MAT 032

    Sentence Skills >=75 OR minimum grade of “C” in ENG 032

    Reading Comp. 84-94 OR minimum grade of “C” in RDG 100

PERSONAL TRAINER GT DEGREE

Admission Criteria:

•     High school diploma or equivalent

•     COMPASS Placement Test scores:

Algebra 66-100and College Algebra 1-45 OR minimum grade of "C" in MAT 102

Writing 70 or above OR minimum grade of "C" in ENG 032 Reading 81 or above
OR minimum grade of "C'' in RDG 100

OR

ACCUPLACER Test scores:

    College Level Math 50-75 OR minimum grade of “C” in MAT 102

    Sentence Skills >=75 OR minimum grade of “C” in ENG 032

    Reading Comp. 84-94 OR minimum grade of “C” in RDG 100

 

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