2013-2014 Samford University Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2022  
2013-2014 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fitness and Health Promotion Major, B.S.

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This major is designed to prepare students for employment in strength and conditioning, corporate wellness, fitness and wellness (e.g., YMCA), and cardiac rehabilitation. Academic training will be complemented by laboratory work and practicums in fitness-related programs. The coursework and practicums are designed to prepare students for the American College of Sports Medicine certification examination as a Health Fitness Specialist (HFS). Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for admission to the program.

Required Courses

University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education Requirements: 32 Credits

Social Sciences: 4 Credits

Humanities: 4 Credits

(select one course; see Athletic Training Major (Non-Teaching), B.S.  table for a complete list of course options)

Fitness and Health Promotion Major: 58-62 Credits

General Electives: 12-16 Credits

(directed by advisor)

Total Required Credits: 128

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