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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


FITNESS Code: 221-460-01 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Career Studies Certificate   AL, AN, LO, MA, WO
  Courses Credits Grade
One Year
HLT 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or a current CPR card 1  
PED 103 Aerobic Fitness I or PED 105 Aerobic Dance I 1  
PED 111 Weight Training I 1  
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1-2  
CST 110 Intro to Communication or CST 126 Interpersonal Communication 3  
PED 107 Exercise and Nutrition 1  
1PED 220 Adult Health and Development 2-3  
Total   10-12  
Total credits for the Fitness Career Studies Certificate=10–12

Other suggested courses (not required): DIT 121 Nutrition I; PED 195 Topics in Kinesiology/Biomechanics; PED 195 Topics in Exercise Physiology; PED 195 Topics in Personal Trainer Preparation; or PED 195 Topics in Group Exercise.

1 PED 190 – Coordinated Internship, 2 cr., may be substituted for PED 220 with approval of a Fitness advisor.