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Coaching Minor

Kinesiology, School of
College of Education and Human Development
  • Program Type: Undergraduate free-standing minor
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits in this minor: 23 to 30
The coaching minor offers an in-depth study of the theoretical and practical nature of coaching through a planned and integrated series of courses. Completion of the coaching minor also will qualify the student for the University of Minnesota Coaching Certificate. Additional program offerings also include a certificate in coaching.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Minor Requirements
Admission is open to all University students. A Coaching Program Application Form must be submitted. Students must also maintain a 2.50 GPA in courses submitted for the completion of the coaching minor.
Minor Courses
Students completing the minor are required to take the courses listed below.
KIN 3113 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
or Current American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR Certification
KIN 3114 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3.0 cr)
KIN 4641 - Training and Conditioning for Sport (3.0 cr)
Organization and Management
KIN 3143 - Organization and Administration of Sport (3.0 cr)
or KIN 5725 - Organization and Management of Physical Education and Sport (3.0 cr)
Human Anatomy
Take one of the following KIN or ANAT courses
KIN 3027 - Human Anatomy for Kinesiology Students (3.0 cr)
or ANAT 3601 - Principles of Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
or ANAT 3611 - Principles of Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
or take the following course pair
ANAT 3001 - Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
ANAT 3602 - Principles of Human Anatomy Laboratory (2.0 cr)
Electives
In addition to the courses below, any program-related course approved by the coaching program coordinator can be applied toward this minor.
Sport Psychology - Sociology
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· KIN 3126W - Sport and Exercise Psychology [WI] (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5126 - Social Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5136 - Psychology of Coaching (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5371 - Sport and Society (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5723 - Psychology of Sport Injury (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3501 - Sport in a Diverse Society [SOCS, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3601 - Ethics and Values in Sport (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3136 - Mental Skills Training for Sport (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3861 - Legal Aspects of Sport (3.0 cr)
Sport Physical Sciences
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· KIN 3112 - Introduction to Biomechanics (4.0 cr)
· KIN 3135 - Introduction to Motor Learning and Control (3.0 cr)
· KIN 4385 - Exercise Physiology (4.0 cr)
· KIN 4641 - Training and Conditioning for Sport (3.0 cr)
· KIN 4741 - Strength and Power Development and Program Design (3.0 cr)
· KIN 4841 - Athletic Performance and Environmental Considerations (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5142 - Applied Sport Nutrition for Athletic Performance (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5375 - Competitive Sport for Children and Youth (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5641 - Scientific Theory and Application of Training and Conditioning in Sport (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5720 - Special Topics in Kinesiology (1.0-8.0 cr)
Coaching Theory
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· KIN 3168 - Soccer Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3169 - Volleyball Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3171 - Baseball Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3172 - Basketball Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3173 - Football Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3174 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3175 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3176 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3177 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3178 - Tennis Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3179 - Track and Field Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3181 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3184 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
Student Coaching
KIN 4697 includes a coaching experience under the supervision of a head coach or athletic director generally in a 7-12 grade setting, as well as a class requiring three integrated papers incorporating a personal coaching philosophy, the role of sport in society, and the identification of challenges in coaching in today's society.
KIN 4697 - Student Coaching and Seminar (3.0 cr)
 
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