Undergraduate 2017-2018

Sport and Exercise Science B.S. – Sports Coaching Emphasis

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Contact: Scott Douglas, Ph.D., Program Coordinator

Location: Gunter 2730

Telephone: 970.351.2233

Website: http://www.unco.edu/NHS/ses

Advising Information:

Students must consult with their assigned major advisor each semester prior to registering.

Assigned advisor is available through the Ursa login; ursa.unco.edu; under Student tab Academic Profile channel and is term specific. If no advisor is listed, contact the major program for advisor information.

Students that declare and complete the Sports Coaching major are not eligible to complete and attain a Sport and Exercise Science: Coaching minor.

The program consists of three parts:

  1. Liberal Arts Core (LAC) Credits
  2. Required Major Credits
  3. University-Wide Credits

Program Description:

Sports coaching is an emerging field with diverse content areas and athletic populations. This major enables students to combine sport specific content, scientific knowledge and pedagogical practices in preparation for the continually changing world of coaching and athletics. Students who select this emphasis are not eligible for teacher licensure in Sport and Exercise Science.

Program Admission Requirements:

Academic Good Standing

Program Requirements:

  • Prior to registering for SES 392, students must have a GPA of 2.7 or better in the SES prefix courses and current First Aid and CPR certification.
  • A grade of “C” or higher is required in all SES prefix courses; the course must be retaken until a "C" or higher is achieved, C minus is not acceptable.

Degree Requirements — 120 Credits

Degree Requirements

1. Required Specified LAC — 13 credits

LAC area 2 - Mathematics

STAT 150Introduction to Statistical Analysis

3

LAC area 6 — Physical and Life Science

Take all of the following courses:

FND 250Principles of Nutrition

3

SES 220Anatomical Kinesiology

4

LAC Electives

UNIV 101Foundations for Learning and Development

3

Remaining LAC — 27 credits

See “Liberal Arts Core”.

2. Required Major – 59-60 credits

Take all of the following courses:

SES 200Weight Training and Conditioning

1

SES 240Secondary Physical Education Content I

3

SES 241Secondary Physical Education Content II

3

SES 280Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries

3

SES 311Sports Officiating

4

SES 323Motor Learning and Development

3

SES 331Biomechanics

3

SES 335Principles of Coaching

3

SES 336Sport for Children and Youth Athletes

3

SES 337Sport for High Performance Athletes

3

SES 338Teaching Diverse Populations

3

SES 392Internship in Physical Education

1- 6

SES 435Advanced Principles of Coaching

3

SES 436Social Influences on Sport and Exercise Behavior

3

SES 438Sport Psychology

3

SES 445International Perspectives of Sport

3

SES 450Sport Leadership and Ethics

3

SES 392: Take 6 credits

Major Electives - 6-7 credits

Choose from the following courses:

SES 312Coaching and Officiating of Baseball

2

SES 313Coaching and Officiating of Basketball

2

SES 314Coaching and Officiating of Football

2

SES 316Coaching and Officiating Tennis

2

SES 317Coaching and Officiating of Track and Field

2

SES 318Coaching and Officiating of Soccer

2

SES 319Coaching and Officiating of Softball

2

SES 320Coaching and Officiating of Swimming

2

SES 321Coaching and Officiating of Volleyball

2

SES 322Exercise Physiology I

3

SES 461Administration and Law

3

SES 478Sport Marketing

3

Note: Only 4 credits can be from courses SES 312 - SES 321 listed above.

3. University-Wide Credits — 20-21 credits

Complete additional credits to achieve the minimum credits needed for this degree at UNC; for this degree that will typically be 20-21 credits.