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Health & Fitness

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The health and fitness option provides the educational foundation required for pursuit of fitness-related careers. Gain an understanding of the exercise prescription and assessment of general and athletic populations. In addition, you’ll learn the planning, organization, and administration of fitness and athletic conditioning programs and facilities. The health and fitness major is designed to prepare you for employment in the highly competitive and rapidly growing fitness industry. Develop your skills in the classroom, the lab, and a variety of clinical settings.

The health and fitness major allows you to follow your interests; learn to improve the health and fitness of our society as a whole, or focus on reaching optimal performance in an athletic population via strength and conditioning. Learn the science of fitness with courses in kinesiology, biology, psychology, and health, and gain clinical experience through internships in fitness, personal training, corporate wellness, cardiac rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning.

See the course catalog for course requirements and information.