Prepare to be a highly qualified professional in the fitness industry (i.e. corporate fitness), certain areas within allied health care (i.e. cardiac rehabilitation) and athletic performance enhancement (i.e. strength and conditioning). This emphasis will also prepare you to pursue graduate studies in exercise physiology or related academic disciplines.
- The curriculum follows academic program and content recommendations from reputable professional organizations such as the American College of Sports Medicine,the American Society of Exercise Physiologists & the National Strength & Conditioning Association
- You will have a solid foundation for many of the higher-level professional certifications these organizations offer.
Potential career paths include certified personal trainer, health/fitness instructor, exercise specialist, registered clinical exercise physiologist, aerobics instructor, certified strength and conditioning specialist, as well as positions in a research lab.
Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.
Emphasis Courses (16-18 Units)
|KIN 395||Sport and Exercise Psychology||3|
|KIN 441||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription||4|
|KIN 441L||Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Lab||0|
|KIN 451||Exercise Programming for Fitness and Performance||3|
|KIN 451L||Exercise Programming for Fitness and Performance||0|
Choose one to two courses of advisor-approved electives (3-5 units)