With the rapid growth in the sport and fitness industry, health fitness professionals are in high demand. The health fitness emphasis offers you a solid foundation of knowledge. You will combine the benefits of an exercise-science type degree, which will prepare you for fitness certification, with a strong foundation of business that can be built upon for future endeavors.
- Courses combine business and exercise science.
- You will gain insights into the fitness industry and explore areas of interest.
This major will prepare you to enter the fitness industry, move into management and, eventually, run your own business.
General Education Prerequisites
|BIOL-100 & 100L|
or BIOL-111 & 111L
|Principles of Biology|
General Biology: Cells and Physiology
|ECON-101||Principles of Microeconomics||4|
Required Courses (57 Units)
Core courses (33 units)
|BIOL-331 & 331L|
BIOL-332 & 332L
|COM-343||Writing in the Natural Sciences||3|
|KIN-251||Foundations of Kinesiology||3|
|KIN-331 & 331L||Fundamentals of Motor Behavior||4|
|KIN-390||Internship in Kinesiology||2|
|KIN-395||Sport and Exercise Psychology||3|
|KIN-401 & 401L||Biomechanics||4|
|KIN-406 & 406L||Physiology of Exercise I||4|
Emphasis courses (24 units)
|ACCT-220||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|KIN-368||Analysis of Aquatics||1|
|KIN-369||Analysis of Fitness Activities||1|
|KIN-441 & 441L||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription||3|
|MGT-360||Human Resource Management||3|
|MKT-300||Principles of Marketing||3|