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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Group Fitness Instructor
Major: 5414
First Term: 2011 Fall    Final Term: 2013 Fall
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 4
CIPS Code: 31.0505
Initiating College: Glendale Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: GC, MC
Occupational Area: Human Services / Health and Physical Education/Fitness
Instructional Council: Exercise Science, Health & Physical Education, Recreation & Wellness (32)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Group Fitness Instructor program is designed to provide the fitness instructor with additional, specialized skills in group fitness instruction in both a studio and gym setting, and will help prepare the student for national group fitness certification.

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 15
 EXS112Professional Applications of Fitness Principles3
 EXS125Introduction to Exercise Physiology3
 EXS130Strength Fitness-Physiological Principles and Training Techniques3
+EXS220Personal Trainer Practicum3
 FON105Nutrition Principles for Fitness Professionals3
Required Courses
 Credits: 4
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the "Required Courses" area.
+EXS190Small Group Personal Training in a Studio Setting2
+EXS192Small Group Personal Training in a Gym2

Program Competencies
1.Design and implement group fitness sessions appropriate for participants goals and level of fitness. (EXS190, EXS192)
2.Develop necessary leadership and communication skills to be an effective leader. (EXS190, EXS192)
3.Design group training sessions that integrates a variety of formats. (EXS190, EXS192)
4.Demonstrate ability to lead a safe and effective group fitness class in both a studio and gym setting. (EXS190, EXS192)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.