Coaching Specialization

A Coaching specialization will provide students with foundational knowledge, skills, and theory of coaching.  Courses provide students with a fundamental understanding of the human body and mind. In addition, students gain skills in different team sports and officiating.  This specialization requires a 3-credit coaching-specific internship to put the classroom skills to practice.  

Students completing a Major in Exercise Science, a Minor in Human Performance, or a Minor in Health Promotion are best situated to complete this specialization.  

Complete one of the following (4 credits):

HHP-110Introduction to Exercise Science

3 credits

HHP-110LIntroduction to Exercise Science Lab

1 credit

OR

BIO-224Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BIO-224LHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1 credit

Complete the Coaching Core (22 Credits)

HHP-170Team Sports Skills

2 credits

HHP-202Sports Officiating

3 credits

HHP-210Coaching Methods

2 credits

HHP-244Care and Prevention of Injury

3 credits

PSY-100General Psychology

3 credits

HHP-300Applied Sport Psychology

3 credits

HHP-304Motor Learning

3 credits

HHP-497Internship

1-3 credits

Note: 

HHP-170 is a prerequisite for HHP-202 

PSY-100 is a prerequisite for HHP-300

HHP-497 Internship must be 3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 26