Minors in Kinesiology

Minor in Coaching | Minor in Sport Management

Minor in Coaching

A coaching minor will provide the fundamental knowledge that is essential for coaching any sport. Successful coaches are not only well versed in technical and tactical skills but also know how to teach life skills.

The minor will focus on helping coaches develop in the areas of philosophy, physical training, management, communication, motivation and the teaching of sports skills.

Required Courses

  • PE 202 Individual and Dual Sports or PE 203 Team Sports
  • KIN 285 Coaching Theory
  • KIN 306 Nutrition
  • KIN 323 Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • PE 410 Kinesiology

Minor in Sport Management

The sport management minor will help prepare students for entry-level positions in sports organizations. The field of sport management not only addresses the needs of traditional team sports, but also provides career options in sports equipment manufacturing and sales, event planning and sponsorship, sports facility management, and sports tourism.

One of the features of the minor is the personal attention that is offered to students in helping them develop their career goals and interests.

Required Courses

  • KIN 210 Foundations of Sport Management (.50 credit)
  • KIN 322 Sport and Society
  • KIN 380 Play, Sport and Pedagogy
  • KIN 415 Sport Ethics and the Law
  • BUS 250 Management Theory
  • BUS 354 Human Resource Management (prerequisite: BUS 250)

Heather Hall

Chair, Department of Kinesiology

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