Coaching Minor

This minor is also useful to those who work with youth in sports leagues. Admission to this minor is by application only. Students should allow a minimum of three semesters to complete this minor.

Admission to the Coaching Minor

Requirements: Must be completed at the time of application.

  • Must have completed BIOL 111, or its equivalent (BIOL 113 or 107) with a D or better.
  • Must have a minimum Texas A&M GPR of 2.00
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 graded hours at Texas A&M.
  • Note: Applicants are reviewed by a committee and admitted on a competitive basis. Thirty students per year are accepted.

Acceptance Dates: October 1 and March 1. 

Apply to the Coaching Minor

Courses

Required Courses

  • HLTH 216 - First Aid (can be taken away from Texas A&M)
  • KINE 199M - Major's Resistance/Flex
  • KINE 215 - Fundamentals of Coaching
  • KINE 306 - Functional Anatomy for Coaches (can substitute 1 hr of BIOL 319 or equivalent)
  • KINE 302 - Applied Exercise Physiology for Coaches (can substitute 1 hr of BIOL 320 or equivalent)
  • KINE 307 - Lifespan Motor Development
  • KINE 318 - Athletic Injuries

Electives - Must select a minimum of 6 credits (3 courses)

  • KINE 312 - Coaching of Baseball
  • KINE 317 - Coaching of Football
  • KINE 321 - Coaching of Volleyball
  • KINE 351 - Coaching of Basketball
  • KINE 355 - Coaching of Track