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The Minor in Coaching

Course Requirements for the Minor: 22-23 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

2 courses required:

SUBJ NUM Title Sustainable Units Semester Offered Course Flags
This course provides prospective coaches with knowledge about the psychological factors and principles used in coaching, team dynamics, and the enhancement of athletic performance. 3 hours lecture. (006990)
Course includes laboratory projects and written exams which cover the essential elements of administration/management of modern day physical education and athletic programs. Students will be systematically introduced to the meaning of management and the different styles of management in the conduct of specific programs such as intramurals, athletics, instructional programs, clubs, corporate fitness, etc. One major project will be designed by each student. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours field studies. (007006)

1 course selected from:

SUBJ NUM Title Sustainable Units Semester Offered Course Flags
Study of the structure of the human body, to include muscles, bones, heart, brain, ear, eye, and other systems, as well as a short look at development of the fetus. Lab work entails dissection of the cat and study of the human skeleton. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours activity. This is an approved General Education course. (001110)
This course is designed to introduce anatomy concepts as they apply to physical activity, exercise, and sport. Students are introduced to the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, and nervous systems. An emphasis is placed on how these body systems relate to human movement. The terminology and anatomical location of other systems not specifically described are briefly introduced. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours activity. (021986)

1 course selected from:

SUBJ NUM Title Sustainable Units Semester Offered Course Flags
Course includes laboratory projects and written exams which cover the essential elements of coaching and performing in a team sport environment. One major project will be designed by each student. 3 hours lecture. (007007)
Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy skills.
Course includes laboratory projects and written exams which cover the essential elements of coaching and performing in an individual sport environment. One major project will be designed by each student. 3 hours lecture. (007008)

1 course selected from:

SUBJ NUM Title Sustainable Units Semester Offered Course Flags
Theories of motor development, acquisition, and refinement of skills as well as skill themes and movement concepts are studied. Physical, neurological, and physiological principles and qualitative changes in motor skills occurring from infancy to preadolescence and adolescence to older adulthood are analyzed. 3 hours lecture. (006935)
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.
This course explores the principles and concepts involved in learning motor skills and the conditions that can influence that learning. Topics may include open and closed loop systems, feedback, attentional focus, inverted u-theory, practice schedules, and many others. 3 hours lecture. (006939)

2 courses selected from:

SUBJ NUM Title Sustainable Units Semester Offered Course Flags
Student learning focuses on how sports and games are part of an integrated physiological, psychological, and social being in societies around the world. Students develop appreciation, understanding, and respect of various cultural contexts and how sport, games, and play behaviors are part of physical expression and cross-cultural interaction. Student learning in this area shall include consideration of how sport and games are related to human sociality, psychological, well-being, health, and wellness. Students also engage in physical activity participation in global games with emphasis on social relationships. 3 hours lecture. This is an approved General Education course. This is an approved Global Cultures course. (021258)
A study of common disabilities found across the lifespan. Discussions are held about the historical and philosophical basis for adapted physical activity, and the impact of state and federal legislation. Analysis of the roles and responsibilities of the adapted physical education specialist and the inclusive educational environment also are examined. This course is applicable to all disciplines dealing with the disabled. 3 hours seminar. Formerly KINE 315S. (015911)
Prerequisite: BIOL 103 or KINE 202.
Theory and practice in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of injuries commonly encountered in sport and competitive athletics. Concepts of injury recognition and management will be covered. 3 hours clinical, 2 hours activity. (006902)
Prerequisites: GE Written Communication (A2) requirement; KINE majors and minors only.
This course examines the foundations of psycho-social principles, theories, and research related to sport and exercise behavior. Select topics include motivation, goal-setting, stress, anxiety, group dynamics, leadership, injury, and exercise adherence. Students learn how to integrate this knowledge into their given discipline. 3 hours lecture. This is an approved Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement course; a grade of C- or higher certifies writing proficiency for majors. This is an approved Writing Course. (006898)
This course is also offered as SOCI 346.
This course examines the connections between sport and society, including socialization, values, education, deviance, the economy, and the media. Attention is given to the ways that gender, race, social class, sexuality, and the body influence sports, as well as recent controversial issues such as player and fan violence, and drug abuse among athletes. 3 hours lecture. (006942)
Prerequisites: At least junior standing and faculty permission.
Preparation and supervised practical work or leadership experience in various private and public agencies, organizations and services which may include: hospitals, recreation programs, community and professional organizations, health clubs, corporations, clinics, schools and athletic programs. Specific internship placements are required for given emphases and certifications. See your advisor. 3 hours seminar. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. (006980)

Written Notice

Departmental approval is required before you begin coursework for this minor. Approval can be obtained by providing written notice of your intention to declare this minor to the department office.

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