Personal Training is a multidisciplinary concentration for students to learn about the personal training profession and an overview of the skills and models commonly utilized by members of the profession. It will provide a strong foundation to sit for various Personal Training Certification exams. The courses will cover anatomy, physiology and biomechanics as it relates to personal training. In addition, nutrition, body composition, weight control and assessment will be covered. Increasingly, health clubs, hospitals, YMCAs, and the similar organizations are seeking trainers with degrees in personal training rather than just certification.
An LA1 degree program with a concentration in Personal Training will prepare students to transfer to any 4-year college or university: Queens College: B.S. Nutrition and Exercise Science, York College: B.S. Movement Science: Athletic Training or Coaching and Personal Training, Brooklyn College: B.S. Exercise Science, Lehman College: B.S. Exercise Science
To complete a concentration in Personal Training, students must complete the major requirements below:
Suggested First Semester
|HE 101 or 102||Major||1 or 2|
|ANTH 101 or SOCY 101||II.D||3|
|PE 400, 500 or Dan 100 Series||Major||1|