Minor, Health & Fitness Leadership


Call 907-786-4083 to schedule an appointment with an advisor in HPER.

Students who wish to minor in Health & Fitness Leadership must complete the following requirements.  A minimum of 27 credits, including 6 upper division credits, is required for the minor.  Prerequisites for these courses must also be satisfied.  A minimum grade of C or better is required in the courses within the option.

Complete the following core courses (24 credits):
BIOL A111/L  Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory - 4 cr
BIOL A112/L  Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory - 4 cr
DN A203     Nutrition for Health Sciences - 3 cr
                     OR
DN A215     Sports Nutrition - 3 cr 
PEP A115    Fitness Leadership/Group Fitness ad Personal Training - 3 cr  
PEP A385    Physiology of Exercise - 4 cr
PEP A442    Exercise and Aging - 3 cr
PEP A453    Health Promotion - 3 cr

Choose 1 of the following options (3-4 credits):

Fitness Instruction Option (3 credits)
PEP A116    Techniques in Group Fitness Instruction - 2 cr
PER activity course related to specialty - 1 cr

Personal Training Option (3 credits)
PEP A117    Techniques in Personal Training - 2 cr
PER A118    Beginning Weight Training - 1 cr

Wellness Option (4 credits)
PEP A116    Techniques in Group Fitness Instruction - 2 cr
PEP A117    Techniques in Personal Training - 2 cr

A minimum of 27 credits is required for this major.

* Not available to Physical Education majors with Health & Fitness Leadership emphasis.

Declaration of Minor Form (online)