FT - Fitness Technology Outcomes

AAS: Fitness Technology

  1. Meet qualifications for employment as an entry- or higher-level professional in the fitness and wellness industry.
  2. Develop, demonstrate, and implement appropriate fitness assessments and programs for healthy populations and individuals with special exercise program requirements (i.e. seniors, youth, and at-risk populations).
  3. Apply the knowledge and skills gained in a Fitness Technology AAS Degree when critically evaluating and interpreting fitness and wellness information.
  4. Use valid fitness and wellness information to effectively educate clients and the community.
  5. Identify, evaluate, and take advantage of learning opportunities in the fitness and wellness industry that contribute to personal and professional growth and adaptability.
  6. Meet requirements for entry into a four-year college program that emphasizes fitness and exercise and/or other related educational, technical, and professional fields.
  7. Qualify for nationally recognized fitness certifications, including but not limited to:
    • American Red Cross: CPR/AED – Professional Rescuer, First Aid, Sports Safety Training, Bloodborne Pathogens
    • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): Certified Personal Trainer
    • National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA): Certified Personal Trainer
    • American Council on Exercise (ACE): Group Fitness Instructor (if completed PE 282)
    • Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA): Aquatic Exercise Instructor (if completed PE 287) 1.2013
 

One-Year Certificate: Fitness Technology

  1. Meet qualifications for employment as an entry-level instructor in the fitness and wellness industry.
  2. Develop, demonstrate, and implement appropriate fitness assessments and programs for healthy populations.
  3. Apply the knowledge and skill base gained in a Fitness Technology Certificate when critically evaluating and interpreting fitness and wellness information. 
  4. Use valid fitness and wellness information to effectively educate clients.
  5. Identify, evaluate, and take advantage of learning opportunities in the fitness and wellness industry that contribute to personal and professional growth and adaptability.
  6. Qualify for nationally recognized fitness certifications, including but not limited to:
    • American Red Cross: CPR/AED – Professional Rescuer, First Aid, Sports Safety Training, Bloodborne Pathogens.
    • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): Certified Personal Trainer
    • National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA): Certified Personal Trainer
    • American Council on Exercise (ACE): Group Fitness Instructor (if completed PE 282)
    • Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA): Aquatic Exercise Instructor (if completed PE 287) 1.2013
    Less than One-Year Certificate: Healthy Older Adult Fitness
    • Meet qualifications for employment as an entry level activity/fitness leader working with healthy older adult populations.
    • Apply knowledge and skills gained in the Fitness Technology and Gerontology programs when working with and for elders in the community.
    • Identify, evaluate, and take advantage of learning opportunities in the fields of gerontology and fitness, while developing a personally and professionally rewarding career. 11.2009


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