Certificate of Completion in Nutrition for Fitness and Wellness

Exercise Science

Certificate Information

Academic Plan Code

5302

Credits

22

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Nutrition for Fitness and Wellness program is designed to provide personal trainers with a foundational nutrition background, in non-clinical settings. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to work in a general community setting, with a focus on improving well-being and healthy lifestyles.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
10
RC EXS101 Introduction to Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and Physical Education 3
RC EXS125 Introduction to Exercise Physiology 3
RC FON100 or
FON+++++
Introductory Nutrition or
OR equivalent FON and Nutrition course.
3
RC FON125 Introduction To Professions In Nutrition And Dietetics 1

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
12
RC EXS130 Strength Fitness-Physiological Principles and Training Techniques 3
RC FON210 Sports Nutrition and Supplements for Physical Activity 3
RC FON230 Nutrition For Special Populations 3
RC FON247 Weight Management Theory 3

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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