Academic Catalog

Sport Coaching Minor

The Sport Coaching minor allows undergraduate students from any major to gain expertise and experience in coaching sports and other physical activities to populations across the lifespan. 

The minor is a minimum of 15 credit hours consisting of the courses listed below.

The electives allow students to further develop sport coaching skills and knowledge by applying them to specific aspects of the coaching industry.

Required courses:6
Principles of Coaching
Sport Psychology
Select 3 of the following courses:9
Motor Learning and Control
Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Physical Activity
Methods of Group Training
Strength and Conditioning
Sports I
Sports II
Management and Instruction in Health and Physical Education
Socio-cultural Issues in Physical Activity
Teaching Adapted Physical Activity and Sport
Ethics in Sport
Sport Leadership
Youth Sports and Recreation
Risk Management in Physical Education and Sports
First Aid and CPR
Health of the School Child
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Nutrition and Health
Human Nutrition
Eating Disorders
Becoming an Urban Educator
History, Philosophy, and Ethics of Teaching Students with Disabilities
Supportive Environments, Engaged Learning
Management of Organizational Behavior
Educational Psychology
Child Psychology
Adolescent Psychology
Total Credits15
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