This degree option prepares students for employment in areas that include corporate and hospital wellness, performance enhancement training, health and fitness training, strength and conditioning, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness entrepreneurship.
This degree track prepares students for a career in corporate and commercial fitness. Future job prospects include wellness coordinator, personal trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, and other fitness specializations. This track is focused on applied settings where you will be working with the general population, such as at a performance center, commercial gym, or recreational facility. This degree will also allow completion of prerequisites for entry into an occupational therapy masters program if the suggested elective block is taken PSYC 3331 , PSYC 3374 , PSYC 3333 , plus you may need a medical terminology course of 1-3 hours). A minor is not required for this track.
This degree track prepares students for a career in clinical exercise science. Future job prospects include cardiac rehabilitation, hospital/clinic-based fitness and wellness facilities, performance centers, research facilities, and graduate education in exercise science, sport and human performance, and allied health fields (physical therapy, occupational therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, etc.). This track is focused on clinical and research settings; graduates will work with both clinical and general populations in cardiac rehabilitation facilities, research laboratories, or a sport-science based performance facilities. A minor is not required for this track.
INED 4310. Occup. Human Relations in CTE. 3 Hours.
This course is designed to prepare the student to develop interpersonal skills and a better understanding of working relationships with people.
READ 4310. Rdg & Lang Arts In Mid Grades. 3 Hours.
This course focuses on the uniqueness of middle grade students, middle school structures and explore literacy theories and activities that meet these needs and structures.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.