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2023-2024 Catalog 
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Health, Wellness, and Fitness, AAS

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Recommended basic skills courses are

  • College Readiness in English
  • College Readiness for Quantitative Literacy

The Associate of Applied Science Health, Wellness, and Fitness is a gateway for students interested in a career in a health, wellness, and fitness field. The program emphasizes the fundamentals of exercise science, nutrition, and health and wellness promotion. The Health, Wellness, and Fitness degree is the educational pathway for a career in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer, specialized fitness instructor, worksite wellness coordinator, and health and wellness coaching.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Health, Wellness, and Fitness degree program, students should be able to:

  • Conduct health, nutrition, and fitness assessments for diverse populations.
  • Design behavioral change strategies aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles.
  • Design and implement exercise programs to all populations.
  • Explain whole person health and how it differentiates based on genetics, race, gender,
  • environment, and aging.
  • Implement basic managerial skills, including technical, conceptual, interpersonal communication, and decision-making skills

Total Credit Hours: 16-17

Total Credit Hours: 44.5

Total Credit Hours: 60.5-61.5

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