Mar 08, 2021  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog

Fitness Technician AAS: Full-time

Plan of Study 2020-2021

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Applied Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s appropriate placement scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)   Spring Semester (15 credits)
EXSC 2500 Introduction to Exercise Science  -  3 credits    NUTR 1020 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition (LS)  -  3 credits    
HLTH 1500 Lifetime Wellness/Fitness  -  3 credits     EXSC 2200 Kinesiology  -  3 credits    
HLAC 2105 Principles of Cardiorespiratory Training (LW)  -  1 credits    EXSC 2250 Exercise Physiology  -  3 credits    
HLAC 2110 Principles of Strength Training  -  1 credits    HLTH 1200 First Aid and Safety  -  2 credits   
☐ HLAC 2115 Principles of Flexibility  -  1 credits    HLAC 1068 Kettlebell Conditioning (LW)  -  1 credits    
☐ ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (EN)  -  3 credits    Communication (CM)    
Quantitative Studies (QS)       
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC     ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall Semester (16 credits)   Spring Semester (17 credits)
EXSC 2425 Evaluation and Assessment of Fitness  -  3 credits     EXSC 2430 Designing Training Programs  -  3 credits    
EXSC 2415 Functional Performance  -  3 credits     EXSC 2400 Exercise and Special Populations  -  3 credits    
HLTH 2100 Fitness Motiv./Behav Response  -  3 credits    EXSC 2450 Personal Trainer Internship  -  3 credits    
NUTR 2021 Nutrition for Fitness and Sports  -  3 credits     EXSC 2900 Special Topics in Exercise Science  -  1-3 credits   
Health Elective      HLAC Elective     
HLAC Elective      Distribution Area     
    Human Relations (HR)     
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes

  • Student must earn ‘C’ grade or above in required courses to complete program.
  • Please contact the HLA Associate Dean at 801-957-5055, early in your program to discuss your career goals and scheduling options to streamline completion.