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Personal Fitness Trainer


The Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate curriculum is a thirty-four hour program designed to offer focused instruction in the field of exercise science with specific training in fitness evaluation and testing, program design and implementation, advanced training methods and nutrition. It is an excellent choice for current professionals wanting to update their skills or individuals who desire to enter the profession of Personal Fitness Trainer. Please contact 512-223-6040 or visit for more information.

Note: Students must hold current adult CPR and AED certification in order to be awarded the Personal Fitness Trainer certificate.

Program changes may not be reflected in the current ACC Catalog publication. Please access the most up-to-date information on the programís web page through a link at or by contacting the Health Sciences Admissions Office at Eastview Campus, Room 8356.

  Semester I Credit Hours
    BIOL 2404 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4
    FITT 1401 Fitness and Exercise Testing 4
    FITT 2333 Fitness Industry Operations and Technology 3
    FITT 2301 Lifestyle Change for Wellness 3
    KINE 1201 Directed Physical Fitness Concepts 2
  Semester II
  FITT 2409 Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction 4
  FITT 1343 Performance Enhancement for Athletics 3
  FITT 2313 Exercise Science 3
    BIOL 1322 Contemporary Issues in Nutrition 3
    FITT 2331 Group Exercise Instruction 3
  Semester III
  +#  FITT 2264 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Health and Physical Education, General 2

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course