The Department of Kinesiology offers a coaching minor. 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 majors within the Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and Policy. The coursework lays a theoretical and practical framework for students interested in coaching.
Admission to the minor is based on successful completion of SPST 565 Principles of Coaching (grade of C- or better), and a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Coaching Minor Requirements
|SPST 565||Principles of Coaching||4|
|SPST 765||Advanced Topics in Coaching||4|
|SPST 650D||Internship in Coaching||2-4|
|Select a minimum of two of the following courses:||4|
|Theory of Coaching Basketball|
|Theory of Coaching Football|
|Theory of Coaching Ice Hockey|
|Theory of Coaching Soccer|
|Theory of Coaching Track and Field|
|Select at least one of the following:||4|
|Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness|
|Motor Development and Learning|
|Recreational Sport Management|
|Sport Media Relations|
|Activity, Injuries and Disease|
|Senior Seminar in Sport Studies|
Students will not be permitted to enroll in SPST 650D Internship in Coaching, until they have completed 10 Credits toward the minor to include: SPST 565 Principles of Coaching; and one of the applicable courses/electives and at least one theory of 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 Studies majors are not permitted to minor in coaching.