The Less Than One Year Certificate of Completion Personal Trainer/Aging Adult Specialty prepares the student to become a personal trainer with an emphasis in working with the older adult.
Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. All courses must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better. One course must be completed at Southwestern before the Less Than One Year Certificate of Completion Personal Trainer/Aging Adult is awarded.
Complete the graduation application process one term prior to the term of completion (e.g., spring term graduates must apply during winter term).
|HE252||First Aid & CPR Professional Rescue||3|
|PE131||Intro to Health and Physical Ed Physical Education||3|
|PE262||Dev Adult Fitness||3|
|PE280||CWE: Physical Education||3|
|PET264||Concpts Indiv Fitness Program||3|
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program the student will be able to:
- Provide a physical fitness plan for older adults, as well as younger clients.
- Develop skills in assessing the fitness level of their clients and provide them with sound activities to enhance their physical, social, environmental, emotional, and overall health.