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Personal Fitness Training

BUS 112 The Business of Personal Training (3)

This course will provide a study of the entrepreneurial process specifically focused on the business of personal training. The course will cover topics such as opportunity recognition, entry strategies, market opportunities and marketing, business plan, financial projections, venture capital, financing, external assistance for startups and small businesses, legal and tax issues, intellectual property, franchising, and entrepreneurship economics.

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PE 139A Lifetime Fitness (3)

Prerequisite: Permission

This course is designed for students seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in personal fitness training.  The course will focus on how to build an individual exercise program that includes cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility for maintaining a fitness lifestyle.  The course will also cover nutrition, body composition, and weight management.

PE 150 Personal Trainer Field Experience I (1)

This introductory course provides practical experience for students pursuing a personal trainer degree. The course will focus on exercises associated with personal fitness training, setting up and explaining proper form for using fitness machines, and interacting with fitness trainees. The course will also provide preparation for the National Council of Strength and Fitness personal trainer exam.

PE 150A Personal Trainer Field Experience II (1)

Prerequisite: PE 150

This course provides additional practical experience for students pursuing a personal trainer degree. The course will focus on exercises associated with personal fitness training, setting up and explaining proper form for using fitness machines, and interacting with fitness trainees. The course will also provide preparation for the National Council of Strength and Fitness personal trainer exam.

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PE 150B Personal Trainer Field Experience III (1)

Prerequisite: PE 150A

This course provides more advanced practical experience for students pursuing a personal trainer degree. The course will consist of designing a fitness training program for a selected individual for the duration of the course, instructing the trainee in specific exercises and use of fitness machines, and documenting the trainee’s progress through the program. The course will continue to emphasize effective interaction with the fitness trainee. The course will also provide preparation for the National Council of Strength and Fitness personal trainer exam.

PE 150C Personal Trainer Field Experience IV (1)

Prerequisite: PE 150B

This course provides additional advanced practical experience for students pursuing a personal trainer degree. The course will consist of designing a fitness training program for a selected individual for the duration of the course, instructing the trainee in specific exercises and use of fitness machines, and documenting the trainee’s progress through the program. The course will continue to emphasize effective interaction with the fitness trainee. The course will also provide preparation for the National Council of Strength and Fitness personal trainer exam.

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