Sport Science/Coaching:  Required Coursework  

Option: Sport Science
This sport science program option has been designed to meet the needs of individuals interested in advanced training to prepare for a career in the sport industry.  Students are prepared to pursue career opportunities in high school, college and recreational sport, coaching and instruction.  Additionally, students pursue opportunities related to a career in high school, college or professional sport administration or continue a career in teaching and coaching at the secondary level.

Required Foundation Courses: Credits
5550:604
or
5100:624
and
5100:640

Current Issues in Physical Education
or
Workshop:  Educational Psychology
and
Techniques of Research

Subtotal:

3

3

3

6

Program Courses
5550:553 Principles of Coaching 3
5550:562 Legal Aspects of Physical Activity 2
5550:601 Sports Administration and Supervision 3
5550:602 Motor Behavior Applied to Sport 3
5550:603 Tactics and Strategies in the Science of Coaching 3
5550:609 Motivational Aspects of Physical Activity 3
Subtotal: 17

Choose one area of concentration in coaching or sport administration

Area of Concentration:  Sport Administration

Credits
5550:522 Sport Planning/Promotion 3
5550:524 Sport Leadership 3
5550:630 Business of Sport 3
5550:695
or
5550:698
or
5550:699
Field Experience:  Master's
or
Master's Problem
or
Master's Thesis
2 min.
Subtotal: 11-12

Area of Concentration:  Coaching

5550:540 Sport Injury Management for Teachers and Coaches 2
5550:528 Sport Nutrition for Teachers and Coaches 3
5550:605 Physiology of Muscular Activity and Exercise 3

5550:695
or
5550:698
or
5550:699

Field Experience:  Master's
or
Master's Problem
or
Master's Thesis

Subtotal:

2 min.



2-4 min.

10-12

Electives (0-2 credits)

The following courses are relevant to this degree. The student may select additional courses and/or workshops related to the graduate program:

5550:590 Workshop (e.g. Issues of Student Athletes) 1-2
5550:680 Special Topics (e.g., Coaching Youth Sports) 1-2

Total Program   35 credits