This minor has been designed for Mason students interested in the coaching profession at all age and ability levels, including future high school teachers who also want to coach. With this selection of courses, students will be introduced to foundational concepts in sport psychology, philosophy, pedagogy, nutrition, athletic training and physiology as well as important sport industry business concepts. Coaching minors will complete their work with a field experience in sport coaching.
This minor is available to all Mason undergraduate students.
Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete all coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.
Total credits: 17-18
|Choose one from the following:||2-3|
|First Aid and Emergency Care|
|Prevention, Recognition, and Management of Athletic and Fitness Related Injuries|
|Methods of Exercise Instruction|
|Health-Related Fitness Education|
|PHED 306||Psychomotor Learning||3|
|SPMT 201||Introduction to Sport Management||3|
|SPMT 210||Foundations of Sport Coaching||3|
|SPMT 320||Psychology of Sport||3|
|SPMT 341||Field Experience in Sport Coaching||3|