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Northwest Missouri State University


ACSM Personal Trainer Certification

Corporate Recreation and Wellness (from the American College of Sports Medicine)

Note: This is not a major or minor.

Course No. Course Name Hours
Core Courses 33-39
45-240 Foundations of Recreation 3
45-245 Leisure Services for Special Populations 3
45-340 Recreational Programming 3
45-440 Leisure Resources/Facility Design 3
45-443 Techniques of Recreation Leadership 3
45-450,51,52 Field Experience *(200 hrs/10 wks) 3
45-546 Administration of Recreation 3
45-446 Evaluation of Leisure Services 3
45-434 Senior Seminar in Recreation 3
45-499 Internship *(480 hrs P&R/Corp Rec over 12 weeks - TR is 560 hrs/14 wks) 6-12
Required Courses 14
15-234 Nutrition and Diet Behavior 2
22-254 Anatomy & Physiology 3
22-336 Basic Biomechanics* 3
22-410 Adapted Physical Education 3
22-552 Health Promotion 3
Suggested Courses
22-207 Aerobic & Strength Conditioning 3
22-555 Health Behavior Change 3
22-110/111 Lifetime Wellness & Lab 3