The Coaching emphasis is a 36-hour option emphasizing the development of skills, techniques, and concepts necessary to become a master coach.
Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."
- Accurately apply knowledge to the betterment of the field of Kinesiology.
- Assess needs in the Kinesiology field and recommend appropriate solutions.
All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admission to the TWU Graduate School section of the catalog.
This academic program may have additional admission criteria that must also be completed as outlined on the program's website.
Total Semester Credit Hours Required
36 semester credit hours (SCH). The majority of the program is taught online.
|Methods of Research|
|Applied Statistical Principles|
|Theory of Coaching|
|Sport Injury Prevention and First Aid|
|Organization and Administration for Effective Team Management|
|Sport Conditioning and Nutrition|
|Technical Skills Analysis|
|Coaching Tactical Skills|
|Electives (approved by program director)||6|
|Leadership Theory and Practice in Sport and the Health Sciences|
|Financing the Sport Enterprise|
|Legal Issues in Sport|
|Sport Media and Marketing|
|Exercise Evaluation and Prescription|
|Sport in American Society|
|Research in Kinesiology|
|APA II: Disability Sport and Fitness|
|Special Topics (Low Ropes)|
Other electives are possible – consult your advisor
|Culminating Experience (choose one)||3|
|Professional Paper and Project|