Minor in Coaching (HPER)
If you have any questions or are interested in obtaining either of these minors, please contact Mary Freeland at 765-973-8480 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Her office is in Tom Raper Hall, room 353.
Minor Requirements (15 cr)
This minor is open to any IU East student. Students must be in good academic standing.
- HPER-P 141 Fundamentals of Human Movement
- HPER-P 280 Basic Prevention & Care of Injuries
- HPER-P 335 Theories of Conditioning for Coaching
- HPER-P 435 Philosophical Foundations of Coaching
- HPER-P 455 Practicum in Coaching
The remaining two credits will be selected from the courses below which include coaching of a variety of individual, dual, and team sports as well as a sports officiating class. Students must take 2 credits, yet may take as many of these courses as they choose.
Assessment of the Coaching Minor curriculum will be conducted through course-embedded assessment tools such as practice activities, development of training plans, and course exams. Students must attain a 2.5 GPA in the minor overall. Students must complete the practicum with a satisfactory evaluation by the practicum supervisor. Note that the practicum experiences can range from grade school and middle school/high school coaching to assistant coaching at the collegiate level; in a club setting such as a swimming, soccer, or basketball youth association; or at a recreational level, such as little league baseball or softball.