Courses

Required Courses (8 credits)

  • PPE 325 - The Philosophy, Principals and Organization of Athletics in Education (3 credits)
  • PPE 326 - Theory and Techniques of Coaching (2 credits)
  • PPE 327 - Health Sciences Applied to Coaching and Phyisical Activity (3 credits)

Additional 10 credits from the following courses

  • HEA 335 - First Aid (1 credit)
  • HEA 336 - Cardio Pulmonary Rescue (CPR) (1 credit)
  • NSD 225 - Nutrition in Health (3 credits)
  • PPE 385 - Motor Behavior across the LIfespan (3 credits, Fall only)
  • PPE 435 - Introduction to Sport Psychology (3 credits, Fall only)
  • PPE 483 - Scientific Principles of Conditioning (3 credits, Spring only)
  • PPE 486 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3 credits, Spring only)

Note: EDU 366 (formerly EDU 400) Safe and Healthy Learning Environments (1 credit), or equivalent, is not required for the minor, but is a requirement for the New York State Coaching Certification. EDU 366 topics include:  Identifying/reporting child abuse, violence prevention, child abduction prevention, highway/general safety, alcohol/drug/tobacco prevention, fire and arson prevention, and training related to the Dignity for All Students (DASA) Act. 

Fingerprinting is also required for appointment to coaching positions.