Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Fitness Specialist, BS


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This program is currently no longer accepting students. Please contact the program coordinator if you have questions. 

Program Coordinator: Dave Kemble (162 Minges Coliseum; 252-328-0016; kemblec@ecu.edu)

The Health Fitness Specialist, BS provides students the knowledge, skills, and abilities to develop and conduct health and fitness programs in commercial, corporate, public, and private settings. Graduates are prepared to pursue careers as health fitness specialists, program managers/coordinators, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, and sport performance/strength and conditioning coaches. The program is endorsed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). 

To declare this major, students must have a minimum cumulative 2.0 overall GPA and pass the KINE majors’ fitness test. Students must maintain a 2.0 overall GPA to remain in the program. A minimum grade of C- (1.7) in all KINE courses is required to complete the degree. Graduates are eligible to sit for the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.

The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows:

5. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.


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