The Coaching Minor is an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to provide students interested in coaching at the youth, high school or college levels with basic knowledge and skills necessary for competence in coaching. The minor consists of courses offered by several options within the Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and Policy. The proposed coursework lays a theoretical and practical framework for students interested in coaching.
Admission into the minor is based on successful completion of SML 565 Principles of Coaching (grade of C- or better), and a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Coaching Minor Requirements
|SML 565||Principles of Coaching||4|
|SML 765||Advanced Topics in Coaching||4|
|SML 650D||Internship in Coaching||2-4|
|Select a minimum of two of the following courses:||4|
|SML 565A||Clinical Practice in Coaching||2|
|SML 521||Theory of Coaching Basketball||2|
|SML 522||Theory of Coaching Football||2|
|SML 523||Theory of Coaching Ice Hockey||2|
|SML 525||Theory of Coaching Soccer||2|
|SML 528||Theory of Coaching Track and Field||2|
|Select at least one of the following:||4|
|KIN 505||Activity, Injuries and Disease||4|
|EXSC 527||Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness||4|
|SML 560||Sport Psychology||4|
|RMP 560||Recreational Sport Management||4|
|SML 562||Sport Media Relations||4|
|HPE 675||Motor Development and Learning||4|
|SML 740||Athletic Administration||4|
|SML 780||Psychological Factors in Sport||4|
Students will not be permitted to enroll in SML 650D Internship in Coaching, until they have completed 10 Credits toward the minor to include: SML 565 Principles of Coaching; and one of the applicable courses/electives and at least one theory/practical coaching class.
To graduate with a coaching minor, individuals must earn a grade of C- or better in all courses associated with the minor.
Sport Management Leadership/Sport Studies majors are not permitted to minor in coaching.