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Coaching Minor

The coaching minor is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of coaching at all levels: youth, elementary, high school, college and professional. This minor is designed to assist coaches in developing effective organizational, motivational and teaching strategies to guide successful programs. The coaching minor is available to students in all majors, provided there is no overlap in course requirements.

Credit Hours: 19

Minor Requirements: The coaching minor is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of coaching at all levels: youth, elementary, high school, college and professional. This minor is designed to assist coaches in developing effective organizational, motivational and teaching strategies to guide successful programs.

The minor must include 10 credit hours from the following:
PEHD 222 Analysis and Conduct of Lifetime Activities (3cr)
PEHD 222L Skill Development in Lifetime Activies (1cr)
OR
PEHD 223 Analysis and Conduct of Team Sports (3cr)
PEHD 223L Development in Team Sports (1cr)

PEHD 235 Motor Development and Learning (3cr)
PEHD 342 Techniques and Strategies of Coaching (3cr)


An additional nine credit hours must be chosen from the following:
EXSC 210 Concepts and Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (3cr)

PEHD 222 Analysis and Conduct of Lifetime Activities (3cr)
PEHD 222L Skill Development in Lifetime Activies (1cr)
OR

PEHD 223 Analysis and Conduct of Team Sports (3)
PEHD 223L Development in Team Sports (1cr)
(whichever one was not completed as part of the core)

PEHD 250 Dance and Rhythms (3cr)
PEHD 355 Sport Psychology (3cr)
EXSC 438 Advanced Topics in Resistance Training and Conditioning (3cr)
HEAL 257 Principles of Nutrition (3cr)
HEAL 333 Sports and Exercise Nutrition (3cr)
HEAL 347 Emergency Preparedness and First Aid (3cr)

PEHD 320 Special Topics in Physical Education (3cr)
OR
HEAL 320 Special Topics in Health Education (3cr)

PEHD 403 Internship and Practicum (6cr)
OR
HEAL 403 Health internship (3-6cr)

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