Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 18, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FTNS 137 Professional Skills in Fitness

5 credits
This course examines the skills and behaviors necessary for success in the fitness industry. Topics include work habits, ethics, teamwork, communication, diversity, customer service, sales, and job preparation.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Communicate in a professional manner with clients during fitness sessions
  • Describe the education and practical experiences required to become a fitness professional
  • Describe the education-based approach to personal training
  • Provide professional customer service in the fitness industry
  • Effectively prepare for a job interview in the fitness industry
  • Utilize computer applications to professionally maintain client data 
  • Describe pertinent ethical issues in the fitness industry
  • Develop professional networks within the fitness industry