2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor in Coaching

Admission Requirements

  • Attain minimum overall GPA of 2.5 at time of application.

  • Completion of KINE 231 with a C or better.

  • Completion of at least 10 hours of field experience in competitive athletic coaching.

  • Completion of Ball State University Coaching Minor application.

18 credits

Coaching Essentials

KINE 231Foundations of Coaching


KINE 240Athletic Safety and Injury Prevention


KINE 409Psychological/Social Issues in Sport


KINE 433Coaching Internship


SPTA 190Introduction to Sport Administration


Coaching Electives

3 credits from

AQUA 315Water Safety Instructor (WSI)


EXSC 292Anatomy


NUTR 275Personal Nutrition


NUTR 340Principles of Human Nutrition


PEP 227Introduction to Adapted Physical Education/Activity


PEP 291Motor Development and Learning Across the Lifespan


Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 18

Program requirements

A Minor in Coaching is awarded to students who meet the following requirements. Students must:

  • Maintain overall GPA 2.5 and coaching minor GPA of 2.75.

  • Complete 18 credits of course work prescribed above.

  • Students may only use three credits from their major for completion of their Coaching Minor.

  • Provide proof of current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification. The completion of PEP 250 may satisfy this requirement.

  • Obtain a National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) or an American Sport Education Program (ASEP) sport certification in one of the following: baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, or wrestling.