Athletic Coaching Education Minor Requirements

The minor in coaching provides professional preparation for the coaching of interscholastic athletics and sports. The imbalance between trained coaches and the number of coaching positions available makes the minor an attractive addition to many majors.

Minor Requirements - 22 units
COACHING 240INTRODUCTION TO COACHING2
COACHING 250APPLICATION OF MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES TO COACHING2
COACHING 255CONDITIONING FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS2
COACHING 256PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF COACHING2
COACHING 460ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS2
COACHING 461PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES2
COACHING 492FIELD STUDY IN COACHING2-3
Select 2-4 units from COACHING 350 through COACHING 3612-4
Select 3-6 units from the following:3-6
SPORTS PEDAGOGY: TEACHING AND COACHING SPORTS SKILLS
HISTORY AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ATHLETICS
COACHING OF COMMUNITY SPONSORED SPORTS
CHILDREN AND SPORTS
MANAGING ATHLETIC PRACTICE SESSIONS
PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING
LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES
WORKSHOP IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
SPECIAL STUDIES
INDEPENDENT STUDY
COACHING OF SOFTBALL
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY
FIRST AID AND C.P.R.
KINESIOLOGY
PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE
There is a limit of 3 units that may be taken from the following:
WORKSHOP IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
SPECIAL STUDIES
INDEPENDENT STUDY
Total Units22
Unique Requirement
Select one of the following:
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY
BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS (GL)