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
PHED 237 – Holistic Health 3
PHED 243 – Prevention, Assessment and Management of Lower Extremity Injuries OR PHED 245 – Prevention, Assessment and Management of Upper Extremity Injuries 3
PHED 341 – Kinesiology 4
PHED 295 ST – Concepts of Personal Training 3
Elective – Choose one of the following
BIO 232 – Epidemiology 2
CHEM 187 – Intro to Nutrition 3
PSY 230 – Lifespan Development of the Family 3
Total 14-16


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