Sport Coaching (Minor)

The sport coaching education minor is designed to give students majoring in a variety of disciplines an opportunity to prepare for the demands of the coaching profession. Students will select courses from a variety of coaching related disciplines including exercise and sport science, health and physical education, sport management, lifestyle activities, nutrition, management, and education-related courses, providing the foundational coaching concepts. With the need for coaches to have academic preparation and practical training in sport coaching settings, the minor in sport coaching education provides students with knowledge and skills related to the coaching profession to expand employment opportunities and add capabilities for students interested in pursuing a career in athletic coaching or related fields.

Important dates

  • This minor can be added at any time.

Course Requirements

The minor is a minimum of 15 credit hours consisting of the courses listed below (six credit hours of required cores and nine credit hours of elective courses). The electives allow the student to further develop sport coaching skills by applying them to specific content areas. Additional courses can qualify as electives in consultation with an advisor in the Division of Academic Services in the College of Education.

Sport Coaching (required courses)

Courses Cr.Hrs. Offered
SAM 5510 Principles of Coaching 3 F,S
KIN 5520 Sport Psychology (Pre-requisites - PSY 1010-5999 with a minimum grade of C or AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 2390 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 3010 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 3020 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C; enrollment limited to students in the College of Education) 3 F,W,S
Total 6  

Electives - Education (9 credit hours)

Courses Cr.Hrs. Offered
KIN 3550 Motor Learning & Development (Pre-requisites - AFS 2390 with a minimum grade of C and BIO 2870 with a minimum grade of C and STA 1020 with a minimum grade of C or MAT 1000-6XXX with a minimum grade of C. Restricted enrollment to COE students) 3 F,W,S
KIN 3580 Biomechanics (Pre-requisites - KIN 3000 (previously KIN 1991) with a minimum grade of C and BIO 2870 with a minimum grade of C and STA 1020 with a minimum grade of C or MAT 1000-6XXX with a minimum grade of C. Restricted enrollment to COE students) 3 F,W,S
KIN 5100 Anatomical and Physiological bases of Physical Activity (Restriction: Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students with a class of Unranked Grad, Junior or Senior) 3 F
KIN 6100 Methods of Group Exercise Instruction (Pre-requisites - KIN 6300 with a minimum grade of C; Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students with a class of Unranked Grad, Junior or Senior.) 3 F,W,S
KIN 6120 Strength & Conditioning (Pre-requisites - KIN 3580 with a minimum grade of C and KIN 6300 with a minimum grade of C) 3 F,W,S
HPE 6200 Management and Instruction in Health and PE (Restriction: Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students with a class of Unranked Grad, Junior or Senior) 3 F
HPE 6120 Sports I (Pre-requisites - HPE 6200 with a minimum grade of D. Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students with a class of Unranked Grad, Junior or Senior) 3 W
HPE 6130 Sports II (Pre-requisites - HPE 6200 with a minimum grade of D- AND Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students with a class of Unranked Grad, Junior or Senior) 3 S
HPE 6230 Socio-cultural Issues in Physical Activity (Restriction: Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students) 3 F
HPE 6410 Teaching Adapted Physical Activity and Leadership 3 W
KIN 5700 Sport Leadership 3 W
SAM 3010 Ethics in Sport 3 W
SAM 6320 Youth Sport & Recreation 3 S
SAM 6660 Risk Management in Physical Education and Sports 3 F
LFA 2330 First Aid & CPR (Course material fee: $30) 3 F,W,S
HE 3300 Health of the School Child 3 F,W,S
HE 6320 Mental Health & Substance Abuse (Restriction: Enrollment limited to COE students) 3 F,W
NFS 2030 Nutrition & Health 3 F,W,S
NFS 3230 Human Nutrition (Pre-requisites - NFS 2030 with a minimum grade of C) 3 F,W,S
NFS 3270 Eating Disorders (Pre-requisites - PSY 1010 with a minimum grade of C- or PSY 1020 with a minimum grade of C-) 3 W
TED 2250 Becoming an Urban Educator (Restriction: Enrollment limited to students in the College of Education.) 3 F,W,S
SED 5000 History, Philosophy, and Ethics of Teaching Students with Disabilities 2 F,W
SED 5010 Inclusive Teaching (Pre-requisites - SED 5000 with a minimum grade of C) 2 F,W,S
SED 5080 Supportive Environments, Engaged Learning Pre-requisites - SED 5000 with a minimum grade of C) 2 W
MGT 2530 Management of Organizational Behavior (Pre-requisites - PSY 1010 with a minimum grade of D- or PSY 1020 with a minimum grade of D-) 3 F,W,S
EDP 3310 Educational Psychology 2 F,W
EDP 5450 Child Psychology 2-3 F,W
EDP 5480 Adolescent Psychology 2-3 F,W

 

Contact

Primary Advisors in Academic Services
Last Names A-K:

Fawne Allossery
Academic services officer III
313-577-1601
ac9010@wayne.edu

Last Names L-Z:
Kurt Troutman
Academic services officer II
313-577-1601
fz4394@wayne.edu

Kinesiology Health and Sport Studies
Phone: 313-577-4249