Oct 17, 2019  
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51 
    
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51

Exercise Science and Wellness, Associate of Applied Science


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School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS)   

This program of study is designed for students who are seeking a high-level education as a personal trainer and/or who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, and Health & Wellness. The program combines a broad foundation in the liberal arts and sciences with technical courses in the emerging and expanding field of Exercise Science.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Graduates of the program will be encouraged to sit for exams to earn nationally recognized certifications as personal trainers (CPT) and/or group exercise instructors (i.e. ACSM, AFAA, NSCA), providing a beginning credential for those who choose to seek gainful employment as Personal Trainers or Fitness Instructors at local health clubs and fitness centers.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations
  

Educational Opportunities

This degree articulates well with baccalaureate programs in exercise science at New Mexico Highlands University and Eastern New Mexico University.

This educational option leads to employment as Personal Trainers or Fitness Instructors at local health clubs and fitness centers.

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

  

Program Requirements


Courses


Term 2


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Degree: 61


*  MATH 1215 - Intermediate Algebra  recommended for transfer preparation

* * PSYC 1110 - Introduction to Psychology  recommended

* * * PHED 1410A - Yoga: Beginning Yoga  recommended if planning to take FITT 2020 in Term 3

Program Approved Electives


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