The concentration in Coaching prepares students for entry-level coaching positions in a variety of youth and adult sport and recreation settings, including schools and colleges, community sports programs, and professional sports. Students will apply principles related to all aspects of coaching, including player, team, and administrative communication, leadership, and planning and concepts associated with an athlete’s physical, social, and psychological well-being during a two-credit internship (field experience) with a Coach or appropriate Athletics Administrator. All concentration courses must be complete or in-progress to enroll in the internship (HSCS 4499). The concentration is open to all students, regardless of major.
A concentration in Coaching requires 13 hours of coursework (5 courses)
|HSCS 1101||Emergency Techniques||2|
|HSCS 2321||Principles of Athletic Coaching||3|
|HSCS 3430||Athletic Administration||3|
|HSCS 3440||Sport Psychology||3|
|HSCS 4499||Internship in Health Sciences||1-6|
Two hours required for HSCS 4499.
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 13