The Kinesiology Department, which offers the major in coaching, provides the academic preparation to those students wanting a career in the coaching profession.
Academic content includes study in the key sports science disciplines described by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education's (NASPE) domains of coaching effectiveness, which stress the understanding of established principles in the relevant sport science areas.
The major in coaching contains a unique sequence of subjects that focus on the theory and practice of coaching and provides students with an experiential learning component with a coaching internship.
A. General Education and Liberal Arts: 52-54 credit hours