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Coaching Principles and Methods

The minor in coaching principles and methods will introduce students to concepts and practices in how to help make people become more productive. The objective of this minor is to enable our college students to develop a greater understanding of motivational, leadership, goal setting and psychological techniques to empower people to be work effectively toward successful outcomes. The minor uses the athletic realm to also teach the students motor learning theory, exercise physiological principles and administrative skills to prepare them in the fields of coaching, teaching and management.

Requirements: 

20 units

Complete the following courses (12 units)

  • PHE 001 Physical Activities (1 unit)
    • Must complete a minimum of two Physical Education 1 courses in two different activities or sports.
  • PHE 007 Professional Physical Education Activities: Men and Women (1 unit)
  • PHE 100 Field Experience in Teaching Physical Education (2 units)
  • PHE 141 Coaching Principles and Methods (3 units)
  • PHE 143 Coaching Effectiveness (3 units)
  • PHE 192 Physical Education Internship (2 units)

Required Minor Electives (8 units)
A minimum of eight units with courses from at least two different departments. One course must be taken from race/class/gender list. Second course can be from race/class/gender list or from sociocultural issues and settings list. 

  • Race/Class/Gender List
    • AAS 123 Black Female Experience in Contemporary Society (4 units) 
    • AAS 130 Education in the African-American Community (4 units)
    • AAS 133 The Black Family In America (4 units)
    • AMS 154 The Lives of Men in America (4 units)
    • AMS 156 Race, Culture and Society in the United States (4 units)
    • ANT 128B Self, Identity, and Family (4 units)
    • ANT 139AN Race, Class, Gender Systems (4 units)
    • ASA 112 Asian American Women (4 units)
    • ASA 115 Multiracial Asian Pacific American Issues (4 units)
    • ASA 116 Asian American Youth (4 units)
    • ASA 150 Filipino American Experience (4 units)
    • ASA 150B Japanese American Experience (4 units)
    • ASA 150C Chinese American Experience (4 units)
    • ASA 150D Korean American Experience (4 units)
    • ASA 150E Southeast Asian American Experience (4 units)
    • CHI 110 Sociology of the Chicana/o Experience (4 units)
    • CHI 120 Chicana/ o Psychology (4 units)
    • CHI 122 Psychology Perspectives Chicana/o and Latina/o Family (4 units)
    • CHI 123 Psychological perspectives on Chicana/o and Latina/o Children and Adolescents (4 units)
    • NAS 115 Native Americans in the Contemporary World (4 units)
    • NAS 134 Race, Culture, and Nation (4 units)
    • NAS 180 Native American Women (4 units)
    • SOC 128 Interracial Interpersonal Dynamics (4 units)
    • SOC 129 Sociology of Black Experience in America (4 units)
    • SOC 130 Race Relations (4 units)
    • SOC 132 The Sociology of Gender (4 units)
    • SOC 134 Sociology of Racial Ethnic Families (4 units)
    • SOC 172 Ideology of Class, Race and Gender (4 units)
    • SOC 174 American Jewish Identities and Communities (4 units)
    • WMS 130 Globalization and Politics of Family Change (4 units)
    • WMS 158 Masculinities (4 units)
    • WMS 170 Queer Studies (4 units)
  • Sociocultural Issues and Settings List 
    • AMS 130 American Popular Culture (4 units)
    • AMS 152 The Lives of Children in America (4 units)
    • ANT 141B Ethnography of California and the Great Basin (4 units)
    • EDU 115 Educating Children with Disabilities (2 units)
    • EDU 122 Children, Learning and Material Culture (4 units)
    • EDU 153 Diversity in the K-12 Classroom (2 units)
    • EXB 102 Introduction to Motor Learning and the Psychology of Sport and Exercise (4 units)
    • EXB 121 Advanced Sport Psychology (3 units)
    • EXB 122 Psychological Effects of Physical Activity (3 units)
    • HDE 100B Middle Childhood and Adolescence (4 units)
    • HDE 110 Contemporary American Family (4 units)
    • PHE 120 Sport in American Society (3 units)
    • PSC 126 Health Psychology (4 units)
    • PSC 140 Developmental Psychology (4 units)
    • PSC 151 Social Psychology (4 units)
    • PSC 157 Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Stigma (4 units)
    • PSC 158 Sexual Orientation and Prejudice (4 units)
    • PSC 161 Psychology of the Self (4 units)
    • PSC 162 Introduction to Personality Psychology (4 units)
    • PSC 168 Abnormal Psychology (4 units)
    • SOC 122 Sociology of Adolescence (4 units)
    • SOC 123 American Society (4 units)
    • SOC 124 Education and Inequality in the U.S. (4 units)
    • SOC 131 The Family (4 units)
    • SOC 153 The Sociology of Childhood (4 units)
    • WMS 140 Gender and Law (4 units)
    • PHE 192 has a prerequisite of junior/senior standing.
      • PHE 192 cannot be taken until after a student has completed more than 90 total units. PHE 192 internship must be in a coaching or teaching setting. Setting must be approved IN ADVANCE by the coaching minor advisor before a CRN will be issued.

Total = 20 units

 

Minor Advisor

L. Bronzan
stbronzan@ucdavis.edu
(530) 752-5541