Exercise Science Certificate

Amanda Beard, BS, Coordinator
Phone: 419-995-8879
Email: beard.a@RhodesState.edu
Office: 102-E Tech Edu Lab

Exercise Science Major

The Exercise Science Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to assess a client’s abilities, prescribe exercise programs, and demonstrate or modify exercises within a health and wellness or fitness setting. The Exercise Science curriculum prepares students for the Certified Personal Trainer’s (C-PT) exam through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Technical Standards

See here for Technical Standards information.

First Year
BHS 1320CPR and First Aid 11
BIO 1110Anatomy and Physiology I 4
DTN 1000Basic Nutrition 12
EXS 1000 Introduction to Exercise Science 4
 Term Hours11
BHS 1560Smoking Cessation Education 11
BIO 1120Anatomy and Physiology II 4
EXS 1010Exercise Assessment and Prescription 4
MKT 1600Customer Relations and Public Relations 3
 Term Hours12
BHS 153012 Lead ECG Interpretation 1
EXS 1020Program Design 3
EXS 1030Athletic Facility Management 2
EXS 1040Exercise Clinical I 2
 Term Hours8
 Total Hours 31

Online course

See www.RhodesState.edu/GainfulEmployment for additional information on certificates.