A coaching minor provides the foundational knowledge and skills to be a coach at any level of athletics. You’ll get a broad-ranging education in the physical, mental and team-oriented aspects of coaching and sports to guide your passion.
When paired with a bachelor’s degree, coaching minors can pursue careers in:
- Sports Coaching
- Fitness Coaching
- Personal Training
- Strength & Conditioning Coach
(22 credits: 12 credits in residence, 9 credits upper division.)
BIO 121 | Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology | 4 credits
HE 240 | Nutrition
OR HE 330 | Sports Nutrition | 3 credits
HE 310 | Fitness Prescription
OR HE 370 | Essentials of Strength & Conditioning | 2-3 credits
KIN 350 | Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries | 3 credits
KIN 360 | Organization and Administration of Sports | 3 credits
SRM 240 | Fundamentals of Coaching | 3 credits
SRM 250 | Sports Ethics | 3 credits
SRM 340 | Sports Psychology | 3 credits
- Identify fundamental theories, concepts, and terminology relevant to the field of sports management.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural traditions, social values, and lived experiences of society display themselves in sport.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how the human body functions and how to care for and prevent athletic injuries.
- Explain how athletes can learn, understand, and create functional and safe movement patterns.
- Design physical training, nutritional and mental training skills programs that can enhance athletic performance to help athletes reach their performance potential.