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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Coaching Minor

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Admission Criteria

  • Complete at least one semester at UB
  • Minimum overall GPA 2.000

Current UB students wishing to add or change their minor to Coaching, submit the Minor Application Form

Course Requirements

Coaching Core (20-22 credits)

Required Courses (4 credits):

Choose four courses from the following (11-12 credits):

Choose two courses from the following (5-6 credits):

Total Credits Required for Minor: 20-22

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the minor will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Prepare sport coaches to develop and enact an athlete-centered coaching philosophy.
  • Provide sport coaches with an understanding of ethical practices and codes of conduct affiliated with the sport context.
  • Develop coach competencies to include effective communication, collaboration, and education of and with all stakeholders associated with a sport program.
  • Assist sport coaches in developing and providing an emotionally and physically safe environment in which to practice and compete.
  • Educate sport coaches with current coaching and sport science knowledge and best practices to ensure quality preparation and development of athletes.

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