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Coaching Minor

Kinesiology, School of
College of Education and Human Development
  • Program Type: Undergraduate free-standing minor
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits in this minor: 23 to 30
The coaching minor offers an in-depth study of the theoretical and practical nature of coaching through a planned and integrated series of courses. Completion of the coaching minor also will qualify the student for the University of Minnesota Coaching Certificate. Additional program offerings also include a certificate in coaching.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Minor Requirements
Admission is open to all University students. A Coaching Program Application Form must be submitted. Students must also maintain a 2.50 GPA in courses submitted for the completion of the coaching minor.
Minor Courses
Students completing the minor are required to take the courses listed below.
KIN 3113 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
or Current American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR Certification
KIN 3114 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3.0 cr)
KIN 4641 - Training and Conditioning for Sport (3.0 cr)
Organization and Management
KIN 3143 - Organization and Administration of Sport (3.0 cr)
or KIN 5725 - Organization and Management of Physical Education and Sport (3.0 cr)
Human Anatomy
Take one of the following KIN or ANAT courses
KIN 3027 - Human Anatomy for Kinesiology Students (3.0 cr)
or ANAT 3601 - Principles of Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
or ANAT 3611 - Principles of Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
or take the following course pair
ANAT 3001 - Human Anatomy (3.0 cr)
ANAT 3602 - Principles of Human Anatomy Laboratory (2.0 cr)
Electives
In addition to the courses below, any program-related course approved by the coaching program coordinator can be applied toward this minor.
Sport Psychology - Sociology
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· KIN 3126W - Sport and Exercise Psychology [WI] (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5126 - Social Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5136 - Psychology of Coaching (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5371 - Sport and Society (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5723 - Psychology of Sport Injury (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3501 - Sport in a Diverse Society [SOCS, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3601 - Ethics and Values in Sport (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3136 - Mental Skills Training for Sport (3.0 cr)
· SMGT 3861 - Sport and Recreation Law (3.0 cr)
Sport Physical Sciences
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· KIN 3112 - Introduction to Biomechanics (4.0 cr)
· KIN 3135 - Introduction to Motor Learning and Control (3.0 cr)
· KIN 4385 - Exercise Physiology (4.0 cr)
· KIN 4641 - Training and Conditioning for Sport (3.0 cr)
· KIN 4741 - Strength and Power Development and Program Design (3.0 cr)
· KIN 4841 - Athletic Performance and Environmental Considerations (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5142 - Applied Sport Nutrition for Athletic Performance (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5375 - Competitive Sport for Children and Youth (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5641 - Scientific Theory and Application of Training and Conditioning in Sport (3.0 cr)
· KIN 5720 - Special Topics in Kinesiology (2.0-4.0 cr)
Coaching Theory
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· KIN 3168 - Soccer Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3169 - Volleyball Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3171 - Baseball Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3172 - Basketball Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3173 - Football Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3174 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3175 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3176 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3177 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3178 - Tennis Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3179 - Track and Field Coaching Theory and Skill Development (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3181 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
· KIN 3184 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
Student Coaching
KIN 4697 includes a coaching experience under the supervision of a head coach or athletic director generally in a 7-12 grade setting, as well as a class requiring three integrated papers incorporating a personal coaching philosophy, the role of sport in society, and the identification of challenges in coaching in today's society.
KIN 4697 - Student Coaching and Seminar (3.0 cr)
 
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KIN 3114 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: [3027 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or equiv], [CEHD student or #]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Principles in athletic training for prevention/care of injury. Taping/bracing techniques. Lab. prereq: [3027 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or equiv], [CEHD student or instr consent]
KIN 4641 - Training and Conditioning for Sport
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Physiology/methodology of training/conditioning athletes. Students construct training/conditioning programs for athletes. Different components that enhance training adaptation. prereq: [KIN 4385 or exercise physiology course], [upper level undergrad or M.Ed. or grad student]
KIN 3143 - Organization and Administration of Sport
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
How to organize/administer sports/activities. Practice/class organization, meet/game organization, facility/equipment needs, finances. prereq: Kin major or instr consent
KIN 5725 - Organization and Management of Physical Education and Sport
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Comprehensive analysis of organization and management of physical education and sport in educational settings. Focus on management and planning processes, management skills, functions, roles, decision making, leadership, shared systems, and organizational motivation. For physical education teachers, coaches, community sport administrators. prereq: Grad/initial licensure or instr consent
KIN 3027 - Human Anatomy for Kinesiology Students
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to human anatomy. Emphasizes musculoskeletal anatomy germane to athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning/development.
ANAT 3601 - Principles of Human Anatomy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01225 - Anat 3001/Anat 3611/Anat 3601
Typically offered: Every Spring
Anatomical relationships. Function based upon form. Clinical applications. Gross (macroscopic) anatomy, histology (microscopic anatomy). Neuroanatomy (nervous system), embryology (developmental anatomy). prereq: [BIOL 1002 or BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2002 or equiv], [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3602 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3612], at least soph
ANAT 3611 - Principles of Human Anatomy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01225 - Anat 3001/Anat 3611/Anat 3601
Typically offered: Every Spring
Anatomical relationships. Function based upon form. Clinical applications. Gross (macroscopic) anatomy, histology (microscopic anatomy). Neuroanatomy (nervous system), embryology (developmental anatomy). prereq: [BIOL 1002 or BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2002 or equiv], at least soph; [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3602 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3612] recommended
ANAT 3001 - Human Anatomy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01225 - Anat 3001/Anat 3611/Anat 3601
Typically offered: Every Fall
Anatomical relationships. Function based upon form. Clinical applications. Gross (macroscopic) anatomy, histology (microscopic anatomy). Neuroanatomy (nervous system), embryology (developmental anatomy). prereq: [BIOL 1002W or BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2002 or equiv], at least soph
ANAT 3602 - Principles of Human Anatomy Laboratory
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01226 - Anat 3002/Anat 3302/Anat 3602
Typically offered: Every Spring
Complements 3601 or 3611. prereq: 3001 or 3301 or INMD 3001 or 3301 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3601 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3611
KIN 3126W - Sport and Exercise Psychology (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of people in physical activity contexts. Foundations approach to theory/research in sport and exercise psychology. prereq: Kin major or instr consent
KIN 5126 - Social Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theory/research on social influences, individual differences, motivational processes. How sport/physical activity contribute to psycho-social development. Social psychological factors influencing physical activity beliefs/behaviors. prereq: 3126W or equiv or grad student or instr consent
KIN 5136 - Psychology of Coaching
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Psychological dimensions of coaching across age levels, including coaching philosophy, leadership, communication skills, motivation, and mental skills training for performance enhancement.
KIN 5371 - Sport and Society
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01469 - Kin 5371/Rec 5371
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Sport, sporting processes, social influences, systems. Structures that have effected and exist within/among societies, nations, and cultures. Contemporary issues such as social differentiation, violence, and honesty. prereq: [3126W, grad student] or instr consent
KIN 5723 - Psychology of Sport Injury
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Psychosocial bases of risk factors preceding sport injury, responses to the occurrence of sport injury, and the rehabilitation process. Lecture, discussion, guest lecture, interviews, and presentation experience. prereq: Intro psych course
SMGT 3501 - Sport in a Diverse Society (SOCS, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Relationship between sport and contemporary social institutions. Groups/individuals who have historically been marginalized or excluded from sport participation. Race, sex, social class, sexual orientation, physical (dis)abilities.
SMGT 3601 - Ethics and Values in Sport
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Violence, demonstrative behavior, sportsmanship. Ethical issues in playing of sport and in management/governance of sport industry. prereq: SMGT major
KIN 3136 - Mental Skills Training for Sport
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Experientially-based course. Using mental skills training strategies (e.g., imagery, goal setting, relaxation, cognitive restructuring, motivation) for enhancing sport performance and personal growth of athletes.
SMGT 3861 - Sport and Recreation Law
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: SMGT or REC major or #
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
U.S. legal system, its structure/terminology. Sport and Recreation legal aspects of contract law, statutory law, constitutional law, intellectual property, negligence, risk management. Managerial analysis, decision making. prereq: SMGT or REC major or instr consent
KIN 3112 - Introduction to Biomechanics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Mechanical principles governing human motion. Human bone, muscle, and neurophysiology. Measurements of human performance. Clinical/applied sport biomechanics. Lab introduces technology for assessing human motor function such as electromyography or force sensors. prereq: [PHYS 1101W or PHYS 1201W or PHYS 1301W or PHYS 1401V or 1107], [3027 or 3111 or ANAT 3001 or ANAT 3601 or ANAT 3611 or INMD 3001 or INMD 3601]; 3385 recommended
KIN 3135 - Introduction to Motor Learning and Control
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Main theoretical ideas/research that have advanced motor control/learning over last three decades. prereq: Kin major or instr consent
KIN 4385 - Exercise Physiology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Effects of exercise on physiological systems of human body. Energy/nutritional requirements of exercise, exercise prescription, athletic conditioning, ergogenic aids, exercise in environmental extremes, gender/heritability factors related to adaptation to training. prereq: [[3385 or PHSL 3051, or equiv], kin major] or instr consent
KIN 4641 - Training and Conditioning for Sport
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Physiology/methodology of training/conditioning athletes. Students construct training/conditioning programs for athletes. Different components that enhance training adaptation. prereq: [KIN 4385 or exercise physiology course], [upper level undergrad or M.Ed. or grad student]
KIN 4741 - Strength and Power Development and Program Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
How to scientifically design resistance training programs and modify them for special populations (athletes, children, seniors, etc.). How exercise prescription design works in applied field. prereq: Kinesiology major or coaching minor or coaching certificate or kinesiology MEd or instr consent
KIN 4841 - Athletic Performance and Environmental Considerations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Physiological mechanisms controlling body's response to training. Environmental factors that affect athletic performance, such as heat, humidity, and altitude. prereq: 4385 or 4641 or instr consent
KIN 5142 - Applied Sport Nutrition for Athletic Performance
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Latest research related to nutrition and human performance. Tools to differentiate between trends and scientific research related to optimizing human performance. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
KIN 5375 - Competitive Sport for Children and Youth
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Cognitive, behavioral, and biological factors having important implications for competitive sport participants from early childhood through high school age. Emphasis on translating sport science research into practical implications for youth sport coaches, teachers, and administrators.
KIN 5641 - Scientific Theory and Application of Training and Conditioning in Sport
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Current scientific literature on physiological adaptation through training/conditioning for sport. Applying methods in research journals to improve physiological adaptation through training/conditioning with sport specificity. prereq: 4385 or SPST 3641 or SPST 4641 or exercise physiology course or instr consent
KIN 5720 - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Credits: 2.0 -4.0 [max 12.0]
Prerequisites: Kin upper div undergrad or grad student or #
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Current issues in the broad field and subfields in kinesiology, or related coursework in areas not normally available through regular offerings. prereq: Kin upper div undergrad or grad student or instr consent
KIN 3168 - Soccer Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach soccer. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes
KIN 3169 - Volleyball Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach volleyball. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes
KIN 3171 - Baseball Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach baseball. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes
KIN 3172 - Basketball Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach basketball. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes
KIN 3173 - Football Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach football. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes
KIN 3178 - Tennis Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Summer
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach tennis. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes
KIN 3179 - Track and Field Coaching Theory and Skill Development
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Coaching theory and skill development necessary to coach track and field. prereq: [Enrolled in coaching program or KIN major or instr consent], skills sufficient for participating in drills/game/match/contest for demonstration/teaching purposes
KIN 4697 - Student Coaching and Seminar
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01333
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Student coaching practicum under supervision of mentor. Seminar classes. Development of integrative project. prereq: [Coaching minor or certificate] student, GPA of at least 2.50