Students pursuing the Sport Performance and Fitness Leadership minor will take coursework that will provide them with skills and knowledge to be successful in a variety of potential careers including, Strength and Conditioning, Personal Training, Group Exercise Instruction, and Sport Specific Training. Students will have courses that prepare them to take certification exams that include the NSCA – CSCS, NSCA – CPT, ACSM GEI, which assist in future employment opportunities.20-21

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Health and Human Performance, School of department page.

Total Credits Required 20
Required Courses 9
ES 421 Physiology of Training for Sport 3
HL 471 Exercise Assessment and Prescription 4
HN 310 Nutrition for Fitness and Sports 2
Choose two courses from the following: 5-6
     ES 475 Theory of Strength Training and Conditioning Techniques (3 cr.)  
     HL 230 Fitness Leadership (3 cr.)  
     HL 275 Essentials of Personal Training (3 cr.)  
Electives 5-6
Electives from HL, ES, PE, HPE with Advisor Approval.