NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to train students to become knowledgeable fitness instructors in health clubs, recreation departments, and fitness facilities in business and industry.

Recommended Preparation: Students are expected to attain high levels of fitness during this program and, consequently, should be in good health to participate in vigorous workouts.

Special Admission Information: No classes will be waived without permission of a Fitness Certificate advisor.

Completion Requirement: Students must achieve a grade of C or better in all courses and complete an exit exam with a score of 80% or higher in order to complete the certificate requirements.

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   HLT105Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or
   EMT109 CPR for Health Care Providers1
   PED103Aerobic Fitness I1
   PED111Weight Training I1
   PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1-2
   PED105Aerobic Dance I 1
   PED107Slimnastics I 1
PED220Adult Health and Development or 
   PED190 Coordinated Internship 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication or 
   SPD126 Interpersonal Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester4-58

Total credits for the Fitness Career Studies Certificate = 12-14.

1 PED 220 Adult Health and Development, 2-3 cr., may be substituted for PED 190.

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