You see the value in sports and fitness and have a desire to step into a coaching role. This minor covers kinesiology concepts, such as health and fitness, physiology, teamwork and leadership and prepares you to be a coach.

Highlights

  • The minor allows for you to pair coaching with a major of your choice.
  • Courses for this minor cover the main topics of the major, focusing on subjects valuable for coaches.

Career opportunities

The coaching minor is for students who would like to coach in either school or community programs.

Course listing

Recommended Prior Course

CodeTitleUnits
KIN-120Concepts of Wellness3

Required Courses (17-18 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
KIN-270Nutrition3
KIN-275Sport First Aid3
KIN-316Coaching Methods3
KIN-385Kinesiology Practicum1

Select 4 units from of the following courses

CodeTitleUnits
KIN-345Analysis of Individual and Dual Sports2
KIN-351Analysis of Team Sports2
KIN-357Analysis of Outdoor Activities1
KIN-359Analysis of Fundamental Movements1
KIN-368Analysis of Aquatics1
KIN-369Analysis of Fitness Activities1

Select one of the following courses

CodeTitleUnits
KIN-251Foundations of Kinesiology3
KIN-320Theory of Physical Education3
KIN-331Fundamentals of Motor Behavior4
KIN-340Measurement Evaluation3
KIN-395Sport and Exercise Psychology3