Sport Coaching Minor
Coaches have an exceptional opportunity to exert a strong positive influence on players and to that end the minor will adhere to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) coaching standards that emphasize ethics, safety, team play and leadership. Courses will also address the need for coaches to produce the safest environment for players and others and to avoid litigation by adhering to the objectives of the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS).
PE 175 Principles of Coaching 3 credits
PE 220 Survey of Athletic Training* 3 credits
HC 228 Health Ethics 3 credits
HE 120 Health and Nutrition 3 credits
HE 285 Drugs and Society 3 credits
PE/SO 190 Sport and Society 3 credits
PE 210 Foundations of Strength and Conditioning 3 credits
PE 240 Athletic Programs 3 credits
PE/HE 260 First Aid: Advanced Theory and Skills 3 credits
PE 420 Practicum in Health/Fitness 3 credits
*prerequisites: BI 161 Anatomy and Physiology, 4 credits, and either HE 170 Humans in Motion, 3 credits, or BI 271 Basic Kinesiology, 3 credits.
A minimum grade of 2.0 must be earned in required and elective courses. Prerequisites must average a minimum of 2.0.