Health and Fitness Science

Credential: 
Associate in Applied Science
Program Code: 
A45630

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 rhondaldavidson@abtech.edu

 

Courses requiring a minimum grade of "C": ACA, BIO, HEA, and HFS

First Semester

ACA 115
1 Credit Hour(s)
HFS 110
4 Credit Hour(s)
HFS 116
3 Credit Hour(s)
PED 110
2 Credit Hour(s)
PSY 150
3 Credit Hour(s)
ENG 111
3 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

HFS 111
4 Credit Hour(s)
BIO 155
3 Credit Hour(s)
BIO 168
4 Credit Hour(s)
COM 110
3 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

HFS 120
3 Credit Hour(s)
HFS 218
4 Credit Hour(s)
HEA 112
2 Credit Hour(s)
BIO 169
4 Credit Hour(s)
BUS 137
3 Credit Hour(s)

Fifth Semester

WBL 111
1 Credit Hour(s)
HFS 114
4 Credit Hour(s)
HFS 118
4 Credit Hour(s)
HFS 210
3 Credit Hour(s)
HFS 212
3 Credit Hour(s)

MAT courses higher than MAT-143 may be accepted in place of MAT-143.

Curriculum is based on 2017-18 catalog. 


  • 69 Total Credit Hours Required