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SUNY Cortland    
 
    
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Fitness Development [FIT]


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This program in the Kinesiology Department  provides a theoretical and practical knowledge base for students who are interested in careers in health/fitness settings. Students in this program have the opportunity to prepare for careers in fitness management, health promotion and other wellness-related programs.

This program can lead to certification as a health/fitness instructor, personal trainer, and/or certified strength and conditioning specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The program is formally recognized by the NSCA.

A. General Education and Liberal Arts: 75 credit hours


Quantitative Skills - GE 1


Three credit hours, select one course from the following:

Liberal Arts Electives (26 credit hours)


D. Fitness Development Activity Requirements: 6 credit hours


F. Free Electives: 1-10 credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


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