2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Fitness Training Minor


The Fitness Training minor is for the students interested in working in wellness centers as personal trainers. This minor provides the knowledge and experiences to be successful in this growing and exciting area. The goal is to provide guided practical skills application to those students who wish to teach fitness related concepts to individuals and/or groups. With the knowledge acquired from the completion of the required coursework for the Fitness Training Minor, students will be prepared and eligible to seek industry certification in the Sport and Fitness Profession. This Minor is available for students in the 2001 catalog year and beyond. The Fitness Training minor is not available to Kinesiology Pending and Kinesiology - Exercise and Sport Physiology Track majors.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • Have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA
  • Complete the University General Education Requirements or its equivalent, i.e. an AA degree from a Florida College System or State University System Institution

Minor Requirements

  • No grades below “C” (2.0) and no “S” grades will be accepted.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF.
  • An overall GPA of 2.5 is required to satisfy the minor.

Prerequisite Courses  

None

Foreign Language Requirements

None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • An overall GPA of 2.5 is required to satisfy the minor.
  • No grades below “C” (2.0) and no “S” grades will be accepted.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF.
  • No TSD or Military credit may be used.
  • Internship or Independent Study credit cannot be used towards the minor.
  • Courses taken at Florida College System institutions may substitute for select courses with the permission of the department.
  • ZOO 3736C or equivalent is a prerequisite for PET 4325, PET 3351 and PET 3771.   PET 3351 is a prerequisite for PET 4550C and PET 4552.