2013-2014 Catalog

 

Applied Health and Fitness - B.S.

There is a growing demand for qualified, certified professionals in the field of health, wellness, and fitness. The Applied Health and Fitness degree prepares students for careers in areas such as corporate fitness, personal training, strength and conditioning, and related fields. Students will also be prepared to sit for certification exams from organizations such as the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

Transfer students and students new to the major: Students must complete at least 50% (half) of their major courses at IWU.

Requirements (47 credits)

Required Courses

ATR-431Evaluation/Recognition of Injuries/Cond Athletic Injuries

2

BIO-112Anatomy and Physiology II

4

PHE-170Introduction to Exercise Science

3

PHE-225Psychology of Sport and Exercise

3

PHE-235Professional Experience I

1

PHE-264Principles of Strength and Conditioning

3

-or

PHE-265Personal Training

3

PHE-286Kinesiology

4

PHE-352Sport Law and Risk Management

3

PHE-362Nutrition for Health

3

PHE-365Public and Community Health

3

PHE-366Alcohol and Drug Education

3

PHE-374Physiology of Exercise

3

PHE-374LPhysiology of Exercise Lab

1

PHE-379Principles of Fitness Assessment

2

PHE-380Principles of Exercise Prescription

2

PHE-410Wellness Internship

2

PHE-413Health Promotion and Wellness Management

3

PHE-485Senior Seminar 1

1

PHE-486Senior Seminar II

1

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