Coaching (COACHING)

Courses

COACHING 660   ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS   2 Units

This course is designed for those individuals who wish to become athletic coaches or administrators. The place of athletics education and the organization and administration of an athletic program will be covered. A research paper dealing with an appropriate topic will be required.

COACHING 661   PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES   2 Units

Principles governing the prevention and treatment of common athletic injuries. A research paper dealing with a mutually agreed upon topic will be required.

COACHING 663   CHILDREN AND SPORTS   3 Units

Explores the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding children in competitive sports. Future directions of competitive sport for children will be a major focus.

COACHING 680   LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES   3 Units

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.
CROSS-LISTED: COACHING 480 AND RECREATN 480

COACHING 690   WORKSHOP IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques.

COACHING 696   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

COACHING 702   ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF SPORT AND RECREATION   3 Units

Students will develop and apply organizational and leadership theories to specific career interests in sport and recreation. Particular emphasis will be placed on merging theory and practice through differentiated learning activities to promote a holistic understanding of administrative leadership in complex organizations.
CROSS-LISTED: HEALEAD/RECREATN/COACHING 702

COACHING 705   PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO COACHING   3 Units

The course will include an in-depth examination of the psychological factors that impact individuals and their performance in the athletic setting. Theoretical and applied parameters will be extensively studied from a coaching perspective. The coach will develop intervention strategies, techniques and skills to enhance their psychological effectiveness in the athletic domain. PREREQ: 3 credits of psychology as an undergraduate student and at least one year of coaching experience or consent of the instructor.

COACHING 706   SPORT AND SOCIETY   3 Units

This course provides students with an in-depth study of the social dimension of sport in a modern industrialized society. The course will allow students to engage in an in-depth study of social factors that impact sport from both a theoretical and applied perspective.
PREREQ: THREE UNITS IN SOCIOLGY AS AN UNDERGRADUATE OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

COACHING 710   CURRENT TRENDS AND ISSUES ATHLETICS   3 Units

This course will examine the current trends and issues in athletics. The concepts will be explored from a theoretical and applied perspective. Prereq: At least one year of coaching experience or consent of instructor.

COACHING 779   CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES   3 Units

Students will apply career and professional development theories to practice to inform professional advancement. Students will develop an understanding of networking and branding strategies for personal career advancement as well as methods to facilitate continuing education for employees within an organization. Cross-Listed: HEALEAD/PEPROF/HEALTHED/RECREATN/COACHING 779

COACHING 781   CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO AND CAREER APPLICATION   3 Units

Students will make connections between research and practice appropriate to a capstone experience as the culminating requirement for graduate education resulting in a portfolio that includes a written product(s) along with reflection and/or other materials associated with the capstone experience. Cross-Listed: HELEAD/PEPROF/HEALTHED/RECREATN/COACHING 781

COACHING 790   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques.

COACHING 793   PRACTICUM   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Practicum

COACHING 794   SEMINAR   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.

COACHING 796   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

COACHING 798   INDIVIDUAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

COACHING 799   THESIS RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.