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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Exercise Specialist (Full-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Health Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Historical, theoretical, ethical and philosophical foundations of exercise science and health promotion, including an emphasis on role, responsibilities, work settings and future direction of the profession.

Notes: Fall and Spring Only

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: This course provides an overview of the concepts of physical fitness, conditioning principles and appropriate exercise and health practices with application to lifelong fitness and wellness. Course includes lecture and physical fitness testing.

Notes: Fall and Spring Only

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445

Description:

Students learn and experience the process of risk stratification, fitness assessment in the five components of fitness and exercise testing for low- to moderate-risk individuals. Integration and analysis of results and norms to design individualized exercise prescription.

Notes: Fall Only

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 and ENS 1118 and BIO 1121 and MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or DEV 0035 or ENS 1118 or BIO 1121 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and ENS 1118 and ENS 1118 and BIO 1121 and BIO 1121

Description:

This course will help prepare the student for a nationally recognized certification exam. Current national standards issued by the United States Department of Labor will be implemented.

Notes: Fall Only

Prerequisites: ENS 1118 and DIT 1111

Description:

The first course in a two-semester sequence studying the structure and function of the human body. Topics include introductory terminology, biochemistry, cytology, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system and the endocrine system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1130

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: This course will look at the practical application of teaching. Best practices for training and teaching in the industry will be explored. The student will have hands-on exposure and experience instructing a variety of modalities.

Notes: Spring Only

Corequisites: ENS 2317

Description: This course will look at the practical application of teaching. Best practices for training and teaching in the industry will be explored. The student will have hands-on exposure and experience instructing a variety of modalities. Three lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring Only

Corequisites: ENS 2417

Description:

Overview of general nutrition principles focusing on healthy food choices, disease prevention and sports nutrition. Explores fad diets, herb/supplements and use of ergogenic aids. Incorporates effective use of nutrition information from reliable sources as well as personal responsibility in a professional setting.

Description: The American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated or Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) course is designed for the individuals who are not working or planning to work within a healthcare environment. The course provides students with training in basic first aid procedures, including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA, CPR and AED. Students who complete the course qualify for the AHA Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED course completion card.

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.