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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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PFT 100 - Personal Fitness Trainer Orientation

1 Credits
An introduction to the Personal Fitness Trainer program. Students will learn about and prepare to meet program expectations and outcomes. Students will participate in a variety of activities which will introduce them to the fitness industry. 


Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Intended for 1st year PFT students.
Active Date 2010-01-01

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 11
Total Contact Hours 11
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Path to Graduation
  • Evaluating Information
  • Foundational Fitness Principles

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate familiarity with the online course management system.

Describe the various campus resources that are available to assist students academically and personally.

Describe the educational and professional background necessary to become a personal trainer.

Evaluate the reliability and validity of health-related information sources.

Describe the differences between the PFT A.A.S. degree and the A.A. transfer degree.

Describe foundational fitness concepts, including the components of fitness, the F.I.T.T.principle,  the S.A.I.D. prinicple, and the overload principle.

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