Health Promotion and Fitness minor

The health promotion and fitness minor prepares students for a variety of careers such as health coach, fitness instructor and/or personal trainer in the health, wellness and fitness industries. Students can choose to pursue a certification in Personal Training Certification through the National Council on Strength and Fitness.

Required Courses Credits
SRWM 221 – Principles of Sport, Recreation, and Wellness Management* 3
SRWM 237 – Holistic Health 3
Current Certification – SRWM 308 First Aid & Safety OR CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer AND First Aid or Lifeguarding OR SOLO Wilderness First Aid OR Wilderness First Responder 0-2
Recommended Electives – Choose electives to total 16 hours as approved by advisor
SRWM 295 ST – Concepts of Personal Training 2
SRWM 295 ST – Strength and Conditioning 2
SRWM 295 ST – Sports Nutrition 2
BIO 232 – Epidemiology 3
SRWM 314 – Organization & Management of Athletics 3
SRWM 306 – Principles of Coaching & Sport Management 3
BADM xxx – recommended and approved by advisor 3
PSY 200 level or higher – recommended and approved by advisor 3
COMM xxx – recommended and approved by advisor 2-3
Total 16

NOTE: Students with an SRWM major and Health Promotion & Fitness minor must have a minimum of 12 non-overlapping credits to complete the minor.
*courses also found in the SRWM major.


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