With the rapid growth of the sport and fitness industry, health fitness professionals are in high demand. This 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.

Highlights

  • Courses combine business and exercise science.
  • You will gain insights into the fitness industry and explore areas of interest.

Career opportunities

This major will prepare you to enter the fitness industry, move into management and, eventually, run your own business.

Course listing

Emphasis Courses (24 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
ACCT 220Principles of Accounting I4
KIN 270Nutrition3
KIN 368Analysis of Aquatics1
KIN 369Analysis of Fitness Activities1
KIN 441Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription3
KIN 441LFitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Lab1
MGT 350
or MGT 355
Organizational Theory
or Organizational Behavior
3
MGT 360Human Resource Management3
MKT 300Principles of Marketing3
SOC 442Social Gerontology3