2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 177

B-177 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
PersonalTrainer–PreparationforCertification
WORKFORCEDEVELOPMENTANDCONTINUINGEDUCATION
COURSEREQUIREMENTS
Chooseoneof the following sets:
PT202C AnatomyandPhysiology I for FitnessProfessionals.....(4)
and
PT208C AnatomyandPhysiology II for FitnessProfessionals....(4)
or
BIOL141 HumanStructureandFunction I .................................(4)
and
BIOL142 HumanStructureandFunction II.................................(4)
or
BIOL223 HumanAnatomyandPhysiology I ..............................(4)
and
BIOL224 HumanAnatomyandPhysiology II..............................(4)
EMS101 CPRandFirstAid............................................................1
MASG215C BusinessandMarketing forMassageProfessionals. ....(3)
Spring semesteronly.
or
ENT200 Fundamentalsof Entrepreneurship..............................(3)
or
ENT280 EntrepreneurshipandBusinessPlanDevelopment......(3)
NUTR121 HumanNutrition............................................................3
PT100C Introduction toPersonal Training. .................................3
Fall semesteronly.
PT120C Techniquesof TeachingWeight Training .......................1
PEX174 FitnessPrinciplesandPractices. ....................................2
MASG205C Kinesiology....................................................................3
PrerequisitePT202orBIOL141or223.
PT205C FitnessAnalysisandApplication....................................3
Spring semesteronly.
Prerequisite/corequisite: PT202CorBIOL142orBIOL224
andPEX174
PT250C Internship......................................................................1
Prerequisite: all coursesmustbe completedprior to
taking the60hour internship.
TOTALCOURSEREQUIREMENTS.......28CREDITS
ELECTIVES
PEX183 Weight Training.............................................................1
PEX199 Special Topics (Circuit Training)......................................1
Additional PTand/orPEX credits....................................3
(see schedule for available classes)
TOTALELECTIVES.......................................5CREDITS
Pleasenote: thepersonal trainer courses donot lead to
TMCC associateof arts, associateof scienceor associate
of applied sciencedegrees or certificates of achievement.
Credits earned inmanyWDCE “C” coursesmaybe
considerednontraditional andmust be approvedby the
vicepresident of academic affairs inorder tobe applied
to the general studies associatedegreeor certificate.Also
“C” classesmaynot be counted for financial aid credit
requirements.
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
Sequencedesigned for a full-time student.
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Elective
Elective inPEX/PT
1-3
EMS101
CPRandFirstAid
1
PEX174
FitnessPrinciplesandPractice
2
PEX183
WeightTraining
1
offeredfallonly
PT100C
IntroductiontoPersonalTraining
3
PT202C
AnatomyandPhysiology I forFitness
Professionals
4
Total 12-15
2ndSemester
Elective
Elective inPEX/PT
1-3
MASG205C Kinesiology
3
offeredspringonly MASG215C BusinessandMarketingforMassage
Professionals
3
PEX199
SpecialTopics(CircuitTraining)
1
offeredspringonly PT120C
TechniquesofTeachingWeight
Training
1
offeredspringonly PT205C
FitnessAnalysisandApplication
3
Total 12-15
SecondYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
PT208C
AnatomyandPhysiology II forFitness
Professionals
4
Elective
Elective inPEX/PT
1-3
NUTR121 HumanNutrition
3
Total 8-10
2ndSemester
PT250C
Internship
1
Total 1
PreparationforCertificationTotal 33
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