Fitness and Sports Center Management
The goal of HFCC’s Associate Degree in Fitness and Sports Center Management is to assist students in gaining the necessary knowledge and competencies to manage the specialized business functions of an athletic club, fitness center, health club or sports facility. Students will learn concepts of accounting, customer service, human resources, marketing, management and effective oral and written communication skills.
Students will learn about nutrition, current and future trends in exercise, operation of a fitness facility, equipment purchase and maintenance and exercise prescriptions for clients from various demographic populations. Students may also earn a Fitness Leadership Certificate in addition to this degree by successfully completing two Anatomy and Physiology classes and performing an internship.
Required Core Courses
Students may also earn the Fitness Leadership Certificate by completing BIO 233 and BIO 234-Anatomy and Physiology I and II, and completing HPE 192-Internship in Physical Education.
Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Business Degree. It should be noted that courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Business Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Business degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education when applicable.