The health fitness specialist program is endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as providing all competencies necessary for the ACSM Health Fitness Instructor® certificate exam. This program provides competencies and knowledge for students to develop and conduct health and fitness programs in commercial, corporate, clinical and community settings. A minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA is required for admission as well as successful completion of the EXSS majors’ fitness test. Students must have nine semester hours of writing intensive credit from Foundations Curriculum. A minimum grade of C in all required EXSS courses is required to complete the degree. Minimum degree requirement is 125 s.h. of credit as follows:
1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below - 42 s.h.