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Students interested in the coaching minor must enroll in 18 hours of specialized professional courses in physical education. Any student may elect to take the following sequence of courses for a minor in coaching:
The minor in Health Education is designed to provide students with information about current health issues and to help them develop attitudes and behaviors that will be helpful in attaining a state of optimal health throughout their lifetime. This minor is open to students in any major program other than those in the Physical and Health Education Teacher Education Program (PHETE) and is particularly complementary to degrees in the health and human services areas.
The outdoor education minor enhances the Therapeutic Recreation major, and is especially useful for those clinicians who will work with "at-risk-youth" in education, juvenile justice systems, and adventure therapy programs. Although not limited to these populations, outdoor education has a wide application to diverse population groups and is often used as a "modality" in the delivery of therapeutic recreation services.
The purpose of this minor is to provide the student with applied knowledge of athletic training clinical theory and skills. It is primarily designed for those students pursuing other medical and allied health fields or graduate education
Students can elect to become certified to teach Driver Education. Our program is a competency-based, fieldwork intensive curriculum that ensures students obtain teaching experiences throughout their academic career. As a result, graduates tend to enter the workforce confident in their ability to deal with the many challenges faced by public school teachers in K-12 settings.