Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

One-Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 3003

The Personal Trainer One-Year Technical Certificate curriculum is designed to aid the student in preparing for national certification exams, starting their own business or working in health and fitness centers. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC's University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Lisa Augustine at 440-366-7352 or  

BIOG 121 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOG 122 Anatomy and Physiology II >* 4
CMMC 151 Oral Communications 3
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
HLED 153 First Aid and Safety 2
HPED 261 Exercise Physiology * 3
HPED 162 Fundamentals of Sports and Fitness Management 2
HPED 272 Applied Exercise Physiology > 3
HPED 172 Exercise Management for Special Populations 2
HPED 173 Biomechanics 3
HPED 275 Kinesiology > 3
HPED 285 Practicum and Seminar – Health, Physical Education >   2
HLED 181 Nutrition and Weight Management Strategies 2
PEFT 151 Lifetime Fitness 1
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Total Credit Hours: 38

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
2. * Indicates that this course has a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.
3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established  May 2000
Revised       August 2012
Effective      August 2012

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