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    Minor offered: Coaching 

    Coaching is a rewarding field, both as a career or as a hobby. The science of coaching has been well developed, incorporating multiple disciplines including pedagogy, exercise physiology, nutrition, and management. The coaching minor prepares students with a multitude of courses aimed at developing a knowledge base in all of these areas. 

    Students in this minor will acquire skills to prepare them to coach at the youth, prep, collegiate, or professional level, as well as develop the ethical principles to effectively become a teacher-coach. 

    Requirements for a Minor in Coaching

    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites    
    EXSC 125 Introduction to Exercise, Health, and Nutrition 3

    EXSC 241 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

    SPM 140 Sport Psychology 3
    SPM 249 Theory & Practice in Coaching Athletics 3

    Select 2 course topics from the SPM 300 Sport Coaching series:

    SPM 300A Coaching Football  
    SPM 300B Coaching Basketball  
    SPM 300C Coaching Volleyball  
    SPM 300D Coaching Baseball  
    SPM 300E Coaching Track & Field  
    SPM 300F Coaching Soccer  
    SPM 300G Coaching Softball  
    SPM 300H Coaching Tennis  
    SPM 300I Coaching Wrestling  
    SPM 300J Coaching Field Hockey  
    SPM 300K Coaching Lacrosse  
    SPM 300L Coaching Gymnastics  
    SPM 300M Coaching Swimming & Diving  
    SPM 300N Coaching Golf  
    Total Credits Required  18