Coaching Minor

Minor Requirements

21 credit hours

Complete the following:

The development of a philosophy of coaching. Emphasizes the psychological, sociological, and technical aspects of athletic participation.
Instruction in the planning and implementation of health, physical education and athletics programs. Course content will include curriculum design, budget formation, facility design, and coordination. Professional conduct and ethics will be stressed.
An introductory survey of athletic training. Emphasis will be on terminology, injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, and emergency care procedures. Common taping techniques also will be presented. Additional course fee is required.
Application of principles of physiology to physical activity. Special attention is given to the effect of exercise on the various body systems and the construction of training programs. The laboratory component explores the assessment of resting metabolic rate, energy expenditure, body composition, respiratory function, maximum oxygen uptake, lactate threshold, strength and flexibility, and other physiological responses to exercise. Three lectures and one laboratory per week. Prerequisites: BIOL 221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and BIOL 222 Human Anatomy and Physiology II.
A study of the development of motor skills. Psychological principles of learning are applied to motor-skill learning. A review of research and an inquiry into the effect of various conditions on the learning and performance of motor skills from early childhood through the adult years.
Instruction in first aid and safety and leading to certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR). Additional course fee is required.
study of physical, intellectual, personality, social, and moral development from the prenatal period through late childhood. (Identical to FCSC 311.) Prerequisite: PSYC 150 General Psychology.

Choose two of the following:

An analysis of systems of play, principles of offense and defense, and strategies of the game. The organization of practice sessions, administration of games, and techniques of scouting are stressed. Prerequisite: instructor's permission.
A study of systems of play, principles of offense and defense, and strategies of the game. The organization of practice sessions, administration of games, and techniques of scouting are stressed.
An analysis of systems of play, principles of offense and defense, and strategies of the game. The organization of practice sessions, administration of games, and techniques of scouting are stressed. Prerequisite: instructor's permission.
A study of the techniques and principles of coaching each event. The organization of practice sessions and the strategy for - and administration of - track meets are discussed. Prerequisites: varsity experience and instructor's permission.
An analysis of systems of play, principles of offense and defense, and strategies of the game. Organization of practice sessions, administration of games, and techniques of scouting are stressed.