Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [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.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Global Outcomes:
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

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50