Personal Trainer (CCL)

Program Information

Students interested in careers in the health and fitness field can begin their studies with a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Personal Trainer. The CCL in Personal Trainer provides students with the training and skills to create and implement individual and group fitness programs and classes, and it prepares students to take the national exam to become certified physical trainers.

The courses in this program may all be applied towards a more advanced CCL in Personal Training Specialist and/or towards an AAS in Exercise Science and Personal Training for students who wish to continue their studies.  Many can also be applied towards university transfer programs in related fields.

Program Notes

You must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 9 - 9.5 Credits Grade Sem/Year
EMT 101 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Basic Cardiac Life Support OR .5    
HES 106 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) OR

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer Certification 0-0.50

EXS 101 Introduction to Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and Physical Education 3    
EXS 125 Introduction to Exercise Physiology 3    
EXS 130 Strength Fitness-Physiological Principles and Training Techniques 3    
Semester II 7 Credits Grade Sem/Year
FON 105 Nutrition Principles for Fitness Professionals OR 3    
FON ANY Any Food and Nutrition (FON) course *    
EXS 112 Professional Applications of Fitness Principles 3    
EXS 239AA Practical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship 1    

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