B.A. Sport Management- Coaching Emphasis

Program Admission Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Sport Management.

Graduation Requirement 

In order to graduate from the Sport and Exercise Science major, the candidate must achieve the following in addition to completing the course requirements: 

  1. Minimum grade of "C" (2.0) in professional courses.
  2. Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.75 in the major. 
  4.  Current  First Aid and CPR certification from a nationally recognized provider.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 66
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

HPSS 2222First Aid CPR and Sport Safety3
HPSS 2223Foundations of Physical Education and Sport3
HPSS 2237Activity Performance Techniques3
HPSS 3322Introduction to Sport Psychology3
HPSS 3364Introduction to Sport Law3
HPSS 3366Sport Marketing3
HPSS 4454Senior Capstone3
HPSS 4473Sport Facilities and Event Management3
HPSS 4475Organization and Administration of Physical Education3
HPSS 4493Issues in Sport3
HPSS 4492Practicum in Sport Management3
Total Credits33

Emphasis in Coaching

HPSS 2243Anatomical Foundations of Human Activity3
HPSS 3300Movement Theory and Motor Development3
HPSS 3303Kinesiology for Teachers and Coaches3
HPSS 3362Tests and Measurements in Physical Education3
HPSS 3370Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries3
HPSS 4433Coaching Philosophy and Ethics3
Coaching Methods (Choose from classes from list below)10
Approved Electives6
Total Credits34
Coaching Methods Courses (All 8-week, online courses)10
Sports Officiating
Practical Applications of Coaching Baseball and Softball
Practical Applications of Coaching Basketball
Practical Applications of Coaching Football
Practical Applications of Coaching Soccer
Practical Applications of Coaching Tennis
Practical Applications of Coaching Track and Field
Practical Applications of Coaching Volleyball
Practical Applications of Coaching Wrestling
Practical Applications of Coaching Endurance Sports
Practical Applications of Coaching Strength Training
Coaching Problems
Approved Electives* (Other courses will be considered by Program Advisor)6
Practical Outdoor Skills
Physiology of Exercise
and Physiology of Exercise Laboratory
and Biomechanics Laboratory
Methods of Teaching Elementary Physical Education
Water Safety Instructors Course
Outdoor Risk Management and Liability
Outdoor Leadership
Athletic Performance Nutrition
Methods of Teaching Secondary Physical Education
Methods of Teaching Outdoor Activities and Practicum
Mechanical Analysis of Human Movement
Exercise Assessment and Prescription
Adapted Physical Activity
Principles of Accounting II
Introduction to Public Relations
Groups and Communication
Foundations of Leadership
Conflict Management
Corporate Financial Management *
Legal Environment of Organizations
Consumer Behavior
Community Planning
Administrative Law
Constitutional Law
Civil Rights and Liberties
Public Organizational Theory
Budgeting and Finance
Public Personnel Management
Labor Organization

Any course listed under Sport Management – Sport Operations emphasis also qualifies as an approved elective for Coaching emphasis students. Additional courses not listed above may be considered and approved by student’s HPSS major advisor.

 Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements (Required General Education credits removed.)67
Upper Division Free Electives0
Free Electives16
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)