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Coaching - 20 Credits

The Coaching minor would give all education majors, and even non-majors who may want to coach for local Parks & Recreation Departments or YMCAs, the knowledge base to take on coaching duties at the secondary school level. Program Objectives: ? Students will develop the skills needed in basic first aid and CPR/AED to properly provide emergency care to athletes of all ages. ? Students will obtain the knowledge and skills needed to help prevent, manage and provide basic treatment for sports injuries. ? Students will increase their ability to properly manage an athletic program including leadership, budget and facility management. ? Students will acquire the skills necessary to apply psychological concepts to sports participation. ? Students will develop an understanding of how an athlete’s psyche changes during sports participation and the ability to manage different personalities and psychological issues. ? Students will enhance their understanding of the various offensive and defensive strategies of football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, track & field and cross country. ? Students will learn how to evaluate players and design practices and drill to instruct proper technique. ? Students will expand their understanding of the various philosophies and approaches to the arrangement of practice sessions and off-season programs. ? Students will gain an appreciation for the various game strategies, how to scout opponents and develop game strategies. ? Students will increase their understanding of the rules and officiating of football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, track & field, and cross country at both the interscholastic and intercollegiate levels.

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Core Credits: 18.00

Course # Course Title Credit Hours
EXS 104 First Aid and CPR 2.00
EXS 303 Prevention and Care Athletic Injuries 3.00
EXS 304 Prevention and Care Lab 1.00
EXS 401 Sports Psychology 3.00
PED 401 Thry Coaching Baseball and Softball 2.00
PED 402 Thry Coaching Track/Field & Crs Cnt 2.00
PED 403 Theory of Coaching Football/Soccer 2.00
PED 404 Theory of Coaching Basket/Volleybll 2.00
SMG 406 Management of Athletics 3.00

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