Minor in Fitness
Kathleen O'Rourke, Chair
101A Dunn, (315) 267-3392, firstname.lastname@example.org
20-23 credit hours required.
The Fitness Minor will provide students with an understanding of the role of behaviors (including diet and physical activity) in human health, as well as an in-depth examination of fitness.
A minimum of 20 hours of credit is required of all students seeking a Fitness minor. Students must earn at least a 2.0 in each course to receive credit for the minor. This minor is open to all students regardless of major. Students may use (i.e., “double count”) only two courses to fulfill requirements for both the minor and their major.
To declare the Fitness minor, contact the chair of the Department of Community Health.
All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:
|HLTH 165||Health: A Lifestyle Approach|
||Personal Training Fundamentals (4 credits)
|HLTH 333||Human Nutrition
|HLTH 425||Exercise Physiology
|HLTH 478||Minor Seminar: Fitness Section (2 credits)|
Activity Courses: two of the following
||Aerobic Kick-Boxing (1 credit)
||Hatha Yoga (1 credit)
||Jogging and Conditioning (1 credit)
||Swim for Fitness (1 credit)
||Weight Training (1 credit)
||Weight Loss (1 credit)
||Beginning Kripalu-Style Yoga (2 credits)
||Pilates Practice (2 credits) OR
||Pilates-Based Conditioning (3 credits
||Introduction to Rock Climbing (1 credit) OR
||Rock Climbing (2 credits
|Cognate: one of the following||3|
||Intro to Anatomy & Physiology - Lecture
||Human Disease: Patterns, Prevention and Intervention