Kinesiology Minor: Coaching

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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.


  • 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.

Transferring to Fresno Pacific

Come and experience the FPU community and finish your degree with us! Visit our Transfer page to learn more about transferring or connect with a Transfer Specialist to ensure your transition to FPU is as smooth as possible.

Transfer to FPU

Course listing

Recommended Prior Course

KIN 120Concepts of Wellness3

Required Courses (17-18 Units)

KIN 270Nutrition3
KIN 275Sport First Aid3
KIN 316Coaching Methods3
KIN 385Kinesiology Practicum1 - 3

Select 4 units from of the following courses

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

KIN 251Foundations of Kinesiology3
KIN 320Theory of Physical Education3
KIN 331Fundamentals of Motor Behavior4
KIN 331LFundamentals of Motor Behavior Lab0
KIN 340Measurement Evaluation3
KIN 395Sport and Exercise Psychology3