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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Emphases

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/hp/undergraduate/emphases.html

Descriptions of courses listed below are available on the Undergraduate Catalog page.

Coaching

This program meets State of Minnesota licensure requirements for head varsity coaches. Presently, to be licensed as a head varsity coach, one also must hold a valid Minnesota teaching license.

Course Outline

  • HLTH 210 – First Aid and CPR (3)
  • HP 340 – Prevention and Care (3)
    (prerequisite: First Aid and Anatomy)
  • HP 470 – Psychology of Coaching (3)
    (prerequisite: one coaching theory course or athletic experience)
  • HP 301–311 – Coaching Theory
    (prerequisite: knowledge of sport)
  • HP 316–318 – (1)
  • HLTH 210 – First Aid and CPR (3)
  • HP 482 – Coaching Practicum (1)
  • HP 414 – Physiology of Exercise (3)
    (prerequisites: BIOL 220 and BIOL 230)
  • HP 348 – Kinesiology – Structural and Biomechanics (3)
    (prerequisites: BIOL 220 and BIOL 230)

Prerequisites: Coaching Theory in sport wanting practicum or member of an intercollegiate team for 2 years in sport wanting practicum and First Aid and Athletic Training.

Note: A practicum student must participate as a coach in a school situation for the full sport season (Fall Sports, August–November; Winter Sports, November–March; Spring Sports, March–June).

Application Deadlines: Fall Sports – April 1; Winter Sports – September 1; Spring Sports – December 1.