Requirements for a Major in Physical Education – Coaching Concentration

This concentration is designed for students who wish to coach on the scholastic or college level.  For those who only want to coach on the scholastic level, it is recommended that they complete this concentration along with a concentration in Health, Physical Education and Driver Education (Add-On) with Teaching Licensure (PK-12) in order to obtain teaching certification.  This is suggested, not mandated.

In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses are required:

  Semester Hours
HTH 110, Contemporary Health Issues 3
HTH 200, First Aid and Safety 3
PE 280, Prevention of Athletic Injuries & Illnesses 3
PE 302, Coaching and Officiating 3
PE 315, Physiology of Activity 3
PE 320, Kinesiology 3
PE 365, Sport Psychology 3
PE 415, Motor Learning 3
PE 416, Issues in Administration of PE and Sports 3
PE 425, Biomechanics 3
PE 432, Sport Law 3
PE 466, Internship 6
PE Activity courses 6
Total 45

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence for Physical Education - Coaching

Freshman Year: Junior Year:
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology PE 320, Kinesiology
HTH 110, Contemporary Health Issues PE 365, Sport Psychology
HTH 200, First Aid and Safety PE 466, Internship
PE 280, Prevention of Athletic Injuries & Illnesses PE Activity Course
PE Activity Course  
   
Sophomore Year: Senior Year:
BIO 204 or 205, Human Anatomy and Physiology PE 415, Motor Learning
PE 302, Introduction to Physical Education PE 416, Issues in Administration of PE and Sports
PE 315, Physiology of Activity PE425, Biomechanics
PE Activity Course PE432, Sport Law