Program Requirements

Hours: 18

The Sports Coaching Minor provides students with foundational knowledge and skills to secure employment as a sports coach in interscholastic, intercollegiate, and recreational sports programs. The minor is an 18 credit hour program and develops students to become sport coaches from a multi-disciplinary approach.

Required Coursework – 15 hours

ATR 180Ath Train:Prin/Pract (3)

ATR 320Strength Training & Wellness (3)

SPM 225Principles of Management in Sport Administration (3)

SPM 340Coaching of Team Sports (3)


SPM 341Coaching of Individual and Dual Sports (3)

SPM 342Sport Skills (3)

Elective Coursework – 3 hours

ATR 220Kinesiology (3)

ATR 275Sport Psychology (3) LAS

PSY 275Sport Psychology (3) LAS

ATR 360Sports Nutrition & Wellness (3)

***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***