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Undergraduate Minors

Undergraduate Minor/Certificate Programs

The department offers a minor and certificates  to students in academic programs other than exercise and sport science. Open the selected link for more information.

Undergraduate minor

Minor in Coaching Requirements.......................................19 Cr. Hours

Required Courses (19 Credit Hours)

  • ESS 212 Care and Prevention of Athletic Inuries (3)
  • ESS 301 Foundations of Coaching (3)
  • ESS 322 Legal Issues in Sport (3)
  • ESS 383 Sports Officiating (1)
  • ESS 423 Psycohology of Coaching (3)
  • ESS 224 Team Sports II (3) or ESS 305 Individual  & Dual Sports I (3)
  • ESS 407 Strength & Conditioning (3) or ESS 590 Advanced Strength & Conditioning  (3)
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certification required at time of graduation

Coaching/Personal Training Certificate Program

The department also offers Certifcate Program for teachers looking to add coaching experience or individuals looking to become Certified Personal Trainers to complete the required Course work, then students must register for and take the NSCA-CPT Exam the student is responsible for registering for this exam and all fees associaton with the exam.

Certificate Requirements.................................................18-19 Cr. Hrs.

Required Courses (13 Credit Hours)

  • ESS 212 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • ESS 301 Foundattions of Coaching (3)
  • ESS 383 Sports Officiating (1)
  • ESS 423 Psychology of Coaching (3)
  • ESS 407 Strength and Conditioning (3)

Elective Courses Students Must please Select one class from the following:

  • ESS 261 Coaching Baseball & Softball (2)
  • ESS 360 Coaching Basketball (2)
  • ESS 361 Coaching Volleyball (2)
  • ESS 362 Coaching Track and Field(2)
  • ESS 420 Coaching Football (2)

Elective Courses Students Must select one class from the following:

  • ESS 224 Team Sports I (3)
  • ESS 305 Individual and Dual Sports I (3)
  • EMC 104 (1) or Current CPR/AED certification which must be current through completion of certificate program.

Total Credit Hours of Certificate Program 18-19 hours

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