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  Nov 23, 2017
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

Physical Education, Coaching Concentration, BS

Department: Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies  

This concentration prepares the physical education major to apply concepts and principles related to all aspects of coaching, including the player, team, coach and administration of athletic programs for youth and adults. The field experience is an important aspect of this concentration.

Grade Requirement

Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C-” in all physical education core and activity courses. Additionally, students must achieve a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA to participate in an internship/field experience.

Course Requirements

Activity electives

Complete three additional activity credits, according to the following distribution:

  • one course from Area A - Individual/Dual Sports
  • one course from Area B - Team Sports
  • one course from either Area A or B

See Activity Courses by Area  to view the full list of options.

Health course (3 credits)

Elective course (3 credits)

Complete one additional 300-400 level course in athletic training (ATTR), health (HEAL), physical education (PHED) or recreation (RECR); or one of the following:

Total minimum credits: 56

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section of this catalog.