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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog

Health and Fitness Science, A.A.S. (A45630)


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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime hours. Minimum time for completion: five semesters full-time attendance. The Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Health and Fitness Science program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the fitness and exercise industry.

Students will be trained in exercise science and be able to administer basic fitness tests and health risk appraisals, teach specific exercise and fitness classes and provide instruction in the proper use of exercise equipment and facilities.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in commercial fitness clubs, YMCA’s/YWCA’s, wellness programs in business and industry, Parks & Recreation Departments and other organizations implementing exercise & fitness programs.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:


Social/Behavioral Sciences:


PED Electives


Students are required to select 2 credit hours from the following courses.

Total Credit Hours Required: 71/72


Developmental Course Requirements


Note:


Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information.

Suggested Program Sequence Day:


Fall - 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 12 | Lab 8 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16


Spring - 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 12 | Lab 9 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16


Summer - 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 5/6 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6/7


Total Hours: Class 16 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17


Spring - 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 12 | Lab 7 | Clin/Wk Exp 10 | Credit 16


Grand Total Hours: Class 57/58 | Lab 28 | Clin/Wk Exp 10 | Credit 71/72


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