The Health and Fitness Science program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the fitness and exercise industry.
Students will be trained in exercise science and be able to administer basic fitness tests and health risk appraisals, teach specific exercise and fitness classes and provide instruction in the proper use of exercise equipment and facilities.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in commercial fitness clubs, YMCA’s/YWCA’s, wellness programs in business and industry, Parks & Recreation Departments and other organizations implementing exercise & fitness programs.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012), there are currently 267,000 jobs in the field with an average of 33,500 being added over the next few years. For more information, contact Rhonda Davidson at (828) 398-7843 or email@example.com
Courses requiring a minimum grade of "C": ACA, BIO, HEA, and HFS