Degree Completion Agreements

Articulation for
Moraine Valley Community College Fitness Trainer Certificate
To
Chicago State University Bachelor of Science in Recreation
Sports Studies Emphasis, Fitness Management Tract

Moraine Valley Community College
Fitness Trainer Certificate
30 semester hours

Required Courses:

The following courses are required in order to earn the Fitness Trainer Certificate at Moraine Valley Community College.

Course

Credit Hours

Title

PEH-160 3 Fundamentals of Human Movement  
PEH-161 3 Fitness Methodology
PEH-162 3 Fitness Testing
PEH-163 3 Fitness Programming
PEH-172 3 Nutrition for Today
PEH-175 2 Teaching Group Fitness
REC-101 3 Recreation and Wellness Professions
REC-201 3 Applied Leadership Essentials
___-___
or
PEH-170
3

3
Elective: Select PEH-171 A Healthy Lifestyle and You
or
First Aid

Total: 30 semester hours

In addition to the curriculum indicated above, students must meet the graduation requirements as
indicated in the Moraine Valley Community College catalog.

 

Course

Credit Hours

Title

PEH-164 3 Exercise for Special Populations
PEH-165 3 Fitness Business Skills and Promotion

 

Bridge Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students wishing to transfer to Chicago State University to
pursue the Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation may complete an additional 36 hours selected
from the following prior to admission to CSU.

 

Course

Credit Hours

Title

COM-101

3 Composition I
COM-102 3 Composition II
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamental
___-___ 3 Humanities/Fine Arts: Select any IAI course
___-___ 8 Foreign Language: Two course sequence in one language
___-___ 3 Mathematics: Choose any MTH IAI course
REC-120 3 Recreation Programming
PEH-190 3 Outdoor Recreation and Nature Study
REC-182 3 Recreation for Special Populations
BIO-112 4 General Biology I
BIO-115 4 Anatomy & Physiology
___-___ 4 Physical and Life Science: Select any IAI science course
SOC-101 3 General Sociology
PSC-110 3 American National Government
PSY-101 3 Introduction to Psychology
  4 PEH-151 and PEH-153 Lifetime Activities
PEH-154 2 Team Sports
    Electives: Choose from: BUS-105, 110, 130, 142, 143, 231, ECO-101, 102

Total: Not to exceed 36 semester hours at Moraine Valley

NOTE: No more than a total of 66 semester hours will be accepted in transfer to CSU.
Students should apply to Chicago State University approximately one year in advance of the term of intended admission.