Sep 29, 2023  

Fitness Education Minor

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This minor is not approved for Michigan elementary or secondary teaching certification.

If student seeks to take an ACE National Fitness Certification Exam, it is recommended they also take FTES 465  prior to the exam.


Fitness and Exercise Courses

Each class includes both the fitness component as well as skills instruction. The goals of the fitness & exercise courses are:

  1. To aid individuals in the development of Christlike attitudes and conduct in recreational activities, and to promote learning ooportunities for cooperative teamwork.
  2. To promote the development of physical fitness and physical skills that will continue throughout life and enhance the quality of one’s life.
  3. To provide a variety of physical activities designed to meet the needs and desires of a diverse student population.

ACE Certification

Students taking the Minor in Fitness Education have the option of sitting for the Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor Certification that is offered through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). The tests will be offered on-campus.

Total Credits: 20

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