Athletic Coaching Minor

This is a draft edition of the 2024-2025 catalog. Information contained within is subject to change.

Minor Requirements
EXS 217Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning3
or EXS 218 Principles of Aerobic Training
EXS 305First Aid: Responding to Emergencies3
or EXS 306 Sport Safety Training
or EXS 385 Athletic Training
EXS 310Principles and Administration of Coaching3
EXS 352Fitness and Sports Nutrition3
EXS 374Psychology of Sport3
Select four courses from the following: 18-10
Methods of Teaching Lifetime Activities for Secondary Physical Education
Concepts of Sport Activities
Concepts of Dance and Gymnastics
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 Wrestling
Coaching and Officiating of Soccer
Sociocultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity
Practicum in Physical Education
Children's Lifetime Sports Academy Practicum
Total Credit Hours23-25

NOTE: The HSES 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 HSES students engage with students, clients and all other participants in their programs.

  1. Earn a grade of C or higher in all minor coursework.

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.