ESS Department

ESS Department
ESS Department

Group Fitness Certificate

The Group FItness certificate allows students to learn skills and techniques in fitness leadership. Students will have the opportunity to become certified by Schwinn Indoor Cycling and gain instructor experience through internship in a variety of group fitness classes.


Amy Jamieson (

Phone: (805) 893-2956

Fax: (805) 893-7054

Required Classes

Required Preparatory Classes:
ES 1-10 Aerobic & fitness Instruction A, B, C
ES 1-12 Indoor Cycling
Required ESS Courses:
ESS 3 Nutrition for Health
ESS 4A Life Fitness
ESS 9 Principles of Health Promotion
ESS 131 Sport & Exercise Psychology
ESS 150 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Certification Prep Course:
Schwinn Indoor Cycling Certification
(Offered thru UCSB Leisure Review)
ESS 193 Internship in Exercise Science, Physical Education & Sport