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Kinesiology - Personal Training Track

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Degree Requirements

The Personal Training Track requires the student to complete 122 credit hours for graduation. This includes 45 hours of residency, 36 advanced hours (junior/community college courses will not satisfy), 36 of the last 45 hours from UIW, 45 clock hours community service and computer literacy (test or course credit).

Unofficial Degree Plan

4 Year Recommended Sequencing Plan

To fulfill the requirements for this degree program, the student must complete undergraduate coursework, including the university core curriculum and the following major specific requirements:

    1. Kinesiology Core Requirement - 42 hours of coursework that includes:

PEHP 1190 Activity Lab
PEHP 2301 Test and Measurement
PEHP 3301 Motor & Fitness Development for Children
PEHP 3302 Motor & Fitness Development for Pre-Adolescents
PEHP 3312 Motor & Fitness Development for Adolescents
PEHP 3314 Theory of Coaching
PEHP 3315 Principles of Health
PEHP 3350 Theory of Movement Forms: Analysis and Construction
PEHP 3371 Care & Prevention of Injuries
PEHP 4301 Principles of Human Movement
PEHP 4333 Fundamentals of Human Performance
PEHP 4345 Psychomotor Development: Educational Implications
BIOL 2321/2121 Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
BIOL 2322/2122 Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

    1. Personal Training Track - 17 hours of coursework that includes:

PEHP 3305 Motor Development, Fitness, and Health
PEHP 4395 Practical Experience
PEHP 3307 Worksite Health Promotion
PEHP 1113 Physical Conditioning
PEHP 1114 Weight Training
PEHP 1125 Pilates
PEHP 1139 Yoga
PEHP 1147 Tai Chi
Aquatic Activity Course (see below)
3 Group Fitness Modalities (see below)

    1. Nutrition Minor (Required) - 12-15 hours of coursework that includes:

NUTR 2341 Introduction to Nutrition
NUTR 4356 Nutrition and Human Performance
9 hours of 3000+ NUTR Courses

Kinesiology Course Descriptions

Activity Courses

Group Fitness Modality Courses

  • 1127 Aerobic Dance
  • 1150 Kickboxing
  • 1151 Boot Camp
  • 1153 Salsa Aerobic Dance
  • 1154 Hip Hop
  • 1155 Aerobic Cycling

Aquatic Activity Courses

  • 1118 Beginning Swimming
  • 1119 Intermediate Swimming
  • 1120 Life Saving
  • 1121 Water Safety Instruction
  • 1122 Water Games
  • 1132 Swimming for Fitness