Fitness Training Minor

The Fitness Training minor is designed to provide students interested in working in wellness centers as personal trainers the knowledge and experience to be successful in this growing and exciting area. The minor provides guided practical skills application to students who wish to teach fitness related concepts to individuals and/or groups. With the knowledge acquired from the completion of the required coursework for the Fitness Training minor, students will be prepared and eligible to apply for certification from The American Council on Exercise. 

NOTE: The Fitness Training minor is not available to Sport and Exercise Science Pending, Sport and Exercise Science – Human Performance track, Kinesiology Pending or Kinesiology – Exercise and Sport Physiology track majors.

For more information about the Fitness Training minor, please contact Kinesiology@ucf.edu.

Sport and Athletic Coaching Minor

The Sport and Athletic Coaching minor is designed to provide a limited but substantive experience in the field of coaching. The State of Florida requires a coaching endorsement, which includes nine hours (Human Injuries, Coaching Theory, and a Coaching Specialization course), for all persons certified to teach. This minor is appropriate for students who plan to coach and/or are seeking a career in the fields of physical education and sport. The Sport and Athletic Coaching minor  includes coursework leading to partial fulfillment of the Athletic Coaching Endorsement. Full eligibility for the endorsement may require additional criteria outlined by the Florida Department of Education.

NOTE: The Sport and Athletic Coaching minor is not available to Sport and Exercise Science Pending, Sport and Exercise Science – Coaching track, Kinesiology Pending or Kinesiology – Sport and Athletic Coaching track majors.

For more information about the Sport and Athletic Coaching minor, please contact jeffrey.biddle@ucf.edu.

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