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					214            PERSONAL TRAINER
                                                                 PERSONAL TRAINER
PERSONAL TRAINER                                                                             PERSONAL TRAINER
CERTIFICATE                                                                                  LETTER OF RECOGNITION
D AVID S. J ENKINS G YMNASIUM                                                                D AVID S. J ENKINS G YMNASIUM
R OOM 208, 410-777-2302                                                                      R OOM 208, 410-777-2302
WWW. AACC . EDU / PHYSED                                                                     WWW. AACC . EDU / PHYSED

Award: Certificate (code CRT.HEA.PER-TRAIN)                                                  Award: Letter of Recognition
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 17 credit hours.                                            Total Credit Hours: Nine credit hours.
Estimated Minimum Costs: $1,742. Tuition and fees are subject to                             Estimated Minimum Cost: $944. Tuition and fees are subject to
change. For cost details see page 27.                                                        change. For cost details see page 27.
Purpose: The certificate is designed to provide a background in                              Purpose: Letter of Recognition is a cluster of courses that are appro-
basic exercise principles, health screening, fitness assessments,                            priate for individuals currently in the fitness industry who wish to
nutrition, communication and exercise program design within the                              improve their knowledge base and/or are seeking to be more mar-
current fitness industry standards. Hands-on experience will be inte-                        ketable as a personal trainer.
grated into the program.
                                                                                             RANGE OF OCCUPATIONS
   A certificate in Personal Training provides students with the com-
petencies necessary to become an effective entry-level professional.                         Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers
The curriculum provides coursework and experience that prepares the                          Center at www.aacc.edu/careers
student to sit for many nationally recognized industry certifications.                       Program Requirements: Students must present current adult CPR
   This certificate will provide the foundation of courses for those                         and Community First Aid certifications (two separate certifications)
interested in advancing to receive an Associate of Science Degree in                         in order to be awarded the personal trainer Letter of Recognition.
Health, Fitness and Exercise Studies at Anne Arundel Community
College.                                                                                     Degree Requirements: Completion of the required courses with a
                                                                                             grade of C or better.
RANGE OF OCCUPATIONS
 • Personal Trainer                                                                          Award Requirements: Students apply to the Records and
                                                                                             Registration office for the Letter of Recognition after they have com-
 • Fitness Specialist                                                                        pleted the requirements.
Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers
Center at www.aacc.edu/careers                                                               Related Educational Opportunities: Additional courses, credentials
                                                                                             and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of
Program Requirements: Completion of the required courses with a                              Continuing and Professional Studies. Visit www.aacc.edu/coned for
grade of C or better in each course.                                                         more information.
Related Educational Opportunities: Additional courses, credentials
and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of
Continuing and Professional Studies. Visit www.aacc.edu/coned for                            REQUIREMENTS: 9 credits
                                                                                                                                                                     CREDITS
more information.
                                                                                              HEA 100 Assessment and Theory of Fitness and Health . . . . . . . . 3
                                                                                              HEA/BIO 137 Weight Management: Utilizing Healthy
                                                                                                Approaches to Diet and Physical Activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS: 17-18 credits                                                       HEA/BIO 138 Nutrition for Fitness and Sport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
                                                                                 CREDITS      HEA 230 Personal Trainer Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
 BIO 135 Principles of Nutrition
 OR BIO 136 Principles of Nutrition and Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . .3-4
 COM 111 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
 OR COM 116 Fundamentals of Oral Communication for
    Non-Native Speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
 HEA 100 Assessment and Theory of Fitness and Health . . . . . . . .3
 HEA/BIO 138 Nutrition for Fitness and Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
 HEA 150 First Aid/Safety and CPR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
 HEA 230 Personal Trainer Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

				
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