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Undergraduate Coaching

2014 Fall Term

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2 Units

INTRODUCTION TO COACHING

Coaching 240

A course designed to introduce undergraduate students to the profession of coaching. The nature of the profession, qualifications, skills and issues relative to the profession will be explored.


2 Units

APPLICATION OF MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES TO COACHING

Coaching 250

This course is designed as an introductory course to the fundamentals of movement.


3 Units

SPORTS PEDAGOGY: TEACHING AND COACHING SPORTS SKILLS

Coaching 252

This course introduces the student to motor learning/motor development, teaching styles, understanding and writing of teaching/coaching objectives, and the planning, teaching and organization of sports skills. It will also involve the student in a teaching practicum.


2 Units

CONDITIONING FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS

Coaching 255

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop an agility, endurance, and strength program for all sports.


2 Units

PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF COACHING

Coaching 256

A study of the social and psychological factors that impact athletic performance. Theoretical and applied perspectives will be explored from a coaching framework.


3 Units

HISTORY AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ATHLETICS

Coaching 260

This course is designed to deal with the historical and sociological aspects of athletics as they pertain to every day living. Emphasis will be directed toward the social aspects and historical implications. Areas to be covered include those of socio-economic relationships, building athletics into an American heritage, industrial revolution, athletics and the school, and the future of athletics in our society.


3 Units

COACHING OF COMMUNITY SPONSORED SPORTS

Coaching 265

Designed for men and women who wish to take part in the coaching of community sponsored sports. The role of community sponsored sports in the total picture of a young person's development, the organization and administration, and the actual coaching of community sponsored sports will be covered.


2 Units

COACHING OF FOOTBALL

Coaching 350

An in-depth study of the game of football, and the coaching techniques that lead to a successful program. Special emphasis in the areas of building offenses and defenses, with a good hard look at related areas.


2 Units

COACHING OF BASKETBALL

Coaching 351

This course is designed for those men and women who wish to become basketball coaches. The administration, organization, and management principles, as well as rules, techniques of individual and team play, strategy, psychology, and problems of coaching are pursued through lectures, discussions, practices, and demonstrations.


2 Units

COACHING OF BASEBALL

Coaching 352

Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become baseball/softball coaches. The organization, psychology, coaching techniques, team selection techniques, training program and fundamentals skills will be covered by lecture and demonstrations.


2 Units

COACHING OF SWIMMING

Coaching 354

To provide candidates with the skills and knowledge necessary to coach a swimming team. All aspects of coaching philosophy, techniques, training, stroke analysis, organization, and management will be covered by lecture, demonstration, observation, and participation. Prereq: Ability to swim at the intermediate level.


2 Units

COACHING OF WRESTLING

Coaching 356

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive wrestling.


2 Units

COACHING OF VOLLEYBALL

Coaching 359

Primarily designed for men and women who seek advanced volleyball knowledge or wish to coach volleyball. Includes skill analysis, offensive and defensive strategy, plays, sociology and psychology of sport, organization, training, scouting and rules.


2 Units

ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS

Coaching 460

This course is designed for those individuals who wish to become athletic coaches or administrators. The organization and administration of an athletic program will be covered.


2 Units

PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES

Coaching 461

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop agility, endurance, and strength programs for all sports.


3 Units

CHILDREN AND SPORTS

Coaching 463

Explore the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding the involvement of children in competitive sport. Future directions for competitive sport for children will be a major focus.


1-4 Units

PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING

Coaching 470

A course designed to give the prospective student trainer actual experience in the training room, working with athletes.


3 Units

LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES

Coaching 480

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.


1-6 Units

WORKSHOP IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS

Coaching 490

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major. Prereq: Consent of advisor or department chair.


2-3 Units

FIELD STUDY IN COACHING

Coaching 492

Field study in coaching provides undergraduate students with a supervised capstone experience in coaching. Students will be placed with department approved university/public/private/community teams/programs to obtain practical experience in the sport(s) of their choice. The site selection will be consistent with the professional objectives selected by the student. Prereq: Consent of department chair.


1-4 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Coaching 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits in major. Prereq: Consent of advisor or department chair.

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