Athletic Coaching Minor

Minor Requirements
PED 305First Aid: Responding to Emergencies3
or PED 306 Sport Safety Training
or PED 385 Athletic Training
PED 310Principles and Administration of Coaching2
PED 317Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning2-3
or PED 318 Principles of Aerobic Training
PED 352Fitness and Sports Nutrition3
PED 374Psychology of Sport3
Select four courses from the following: 18-10
Coaching and Officiating of Football
Coaching and Officiating of Basketball
Coaching and Officiating of Baseball and Softball
Coaching and Officiating of Track and Field
Coaching and Officiating of Volleyball
Coaching and Officiating of Wresting
Coaching and Officiating of Soccer
Methods of Teaching Lifetime Activities for Secondary Physical Education
Concepts of Sport Activities
Concepts of Dance and Gymnastics
Sociocultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity
Practicum in Physical Education
Children's Lifetime Sports Academy Practicum
Total Credit Hours21-24

NOTE: The HPER department may require of their students in major and minor programs of study that are enrolled in certain classes that will be going out for applied learning experiences, internship and/or practicums to obtain at their cost an appropriate professional conduct, background checks, and fingerprinting. This requirement is to be completed before HPER students engage with students, clients and all other participants in their programs.

University Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 3 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.