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Degree Plans - Wellness & Exercise Science (Certificate)

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Our Certificate of Proficiency in Wellness and Exercise prepares you to become a certified personal trainer and/or certified group exercise instructor. 

With these skills you may work with both apparently healthy individuals, as well as those with health challenges, who are able to exercise independently in order to enhance quality of life, improve health-related physical fitness, improve exercise and/or sports performance, manage health risks and promote lasting healthy behavior changes. 

Earn a living while becoming a healthier individual in the process. It’s a win-win. Enroll in TJC’s Wellness and Exercise program today and become a better you tomorrow. 

Catalog Year
2021-2022
Degree Type
Certificate
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Reading & Writing Complete
Degree Plan
First Semester  

BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I

4

FITT 2333 Fitness Industry Operations and Technology

3

FITT 1303 Fitness Event Planning and Promotion 

3

FITT 1237 Personal Training 

2

FITT 2301 Lifestyle Change for Wellness 

3
Second Semester  

BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II

4

FITT 1495 Special Topics in Kinesiology and Exercise Science

4

FITT 2331 Group Exercise Instruction 

3

FITT 1343 Performance Enhancement for Athletics 

3

FITT 2311 Prevention and Care of Exercise Injury 

3
Third Semester  

FITT 2313 Exercise Science

3

FITT 1401 Fitness and Exercise Testing

4

FITT 1394 Special Topics in Exercise Sciences/Physiology and Movement Studies

3
Fourth Semester  

FITT 2409 Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction

4
FITT 2264 Practicum (or Field Experience) Health and Physical Education, General 2
Total Semester Hours 48

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses. 

In this program, Certificates of Proficiency will only be awarded provided each required course is completed with a minimum grade of “C.” 

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https://www.tjc.edu/ge/wellnessandexercise