Sport Management and Recreation Studies (BS) - Coaching Administration

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements
Select General Education Requirements46-49
Major Requirements
Sport Management And Recreation Studies Major Core
A. Complete the following:
KIN 278Sport and Human Behavior3
KIN 475Org-Admin Hlth and PE-W3
SM 276Introduction to Sport Mgt3
SM 286Sport Governance and Policy3
SM 384Sport Marketing3
SM 391Leadership in SMRS3
SM 394Sport and Business Finance3
SM 472Legal Issues in Sports/Rec - W (see footnote table below) 13
SM 483Issues in HKS (see footnote table below) 13
SM 486Sport/Rec Facility Plan/Design3
SM 495Internship in Sport Management (see footnote table below) 112
SM 496Sport and Rec Resource Mgt (see footnote table below) 13
Coaching Administration Concentration
A. Complete the following:
HS 262Personal Health3
KIN 263Intro to Nutrition3
KIN 370Basic Motor Learning3
KIN 474Sport and Fitness Conditioning3
KIN 478Coaching Theory3
B. Select two of the following:6
Coaching Volleyball
Coaching Soccer
Coaching Football
Coaching Basketball
Coaching Baseball
Coaching Track and Field
General Electives
A. Complete the following:
CIS 150Intro to Computer Applications (or elective if USA Computer Proficiency requirement is met)3
B. Select five hours from the following:
ACC, BLY, BUS, CA, CH, CLS, ECO, EMT, FIN, HS, KIN 201- KN 499, LS, MA, MGT, MKT, PE 101 - PE 157 (2 hr. max), PH, PSY, ST5
Minor Requirements
A minor is not required for this degree program0
Total Hours120-123



Courses require admission to Candidacy as a pre-requisite.

General Education Requirements

Area I – Written Composition
A. Complete the following:
EH 101English Composition I3
B. Complete the following:
EH 102English Composition II3
Area II – Humanities & Fine Arts see footnote table below 1
A. Complete the following:
CA 110Public Speaking3
B. Select one of the following:3
Brit Lit before 1785
Brit Lit after 1785
Am Lit before 1865
Am Lit after 1865
World Lit before 1650
World Lit after 1650
C. Select one of the following:3
Survey of Art
Art History I
Art History II
Art Appreciation
Introduction to Theatre
Introduction to Music
D. Select three hours from the following:3
Intro to African Amer Studies
Survey of Art
Art History I
Art History II
Survey of Non-Western Art
Art Appreciation
Intro Anc Greek Roman Culture
Introduction to Theatre
Brit Lit before 1785
Brit Lit after 1785
Am Lit before 1865
Am Lit after 1865
World Lit before 1650
World Lit after 1650
Introductory Latin I
Introductory Latin II
Introductory French I
Introductory French II
Introductory Chinese I
Introductory Chinese II
Introductory Spanish I
Introductory Spanish II
Intro Classical Greek I
Intro Classical Greek II
Introductory German I
Introductory German II
Accelerated Intro German
Introductory Russian I
Introductory Russian II
Accelerated Intro Russian
Intermediate Latin I
Intermediate Latin II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Accelerated Inter French - H
Intermediate Chinese I
Intermediate Chinese II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Inter Spanish Accel -H
Interm Classical Greek I
Interm Classical Greek II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II
Intermediate Russian I
Intermediate Russian II
Intensive Second Year Russian
Introductory Japanese I
Introductory Japanese II
Introductory Arabic I
Introductory Arabic II
Intro American Sign Language I
Intro American Sign Lang II
Introductory Korean I
Introductory Korean II
Intermediate Japanese I
Intermediate Japanese II
Intermediate Arabic I
Intermediate Arabic II
Intermediate ASL I
Intermediate ASL II
Introduction to Music
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Ethics
Social Ethics
Western Philosophy: Classical
Intro to the Study of Religion
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Survey of the New Testament
Area III – Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A. Select 3-4 hours from the following:3-4
Finite Mathematics
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Precal Algebra-Trigonometry
Calculus and Its Applications
Calculus I
B. Select 8-10 hours from the following:8-10
Biological Anthropology
and Biological Anthropology Lab
Life Science I
and Life Science I Laboratory
General Biology I
and General Biology I Lab
Life Science II
and Life Science II Lab
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
Survey of Inorg and Org Chem
and Survey Inorg-Org Chem Lab
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
Environmental Geography
and Environmental Geography Lab
Earth and the Environment
and Earth and the Environment Lab
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
Earth History
and Earth History Lab
Ocean Science
and Ocean Science Lab
Introduction to Astronomy
and Introduction to Astronomy Lab
Concepts of Physics
and Concepts of Physics Laboratory
Physics with Algebra-Trig I
and Alg-Trig Based Physics I Lab
Physics with Algebra -Trig II
and Alg-Trig Based Physics II Lab
Calculus-Based Physics I
and Calculus-Based Physics I Lab
Calculus-Based Physics II
and Calculus-Based Physics II Lab
Area IV – History, Social & Behavioral Sciences see footnote table below 1
A. Select one of the following:3
HY of Western Civilization I
HY of Western Civilization II
World Civilization I
World Civilization II
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
B. Select three of the following:9
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Intro Archaeology-Bio Anthro
Intro to Communication
Interpersonal Comm
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Prin of Microeconomics
Prin of Macroeconomics
People, Places, Environment
World Regional Geography
Intro to Gender Studies
HY of Western Civilization I
HY of Western Civilization II
World Civilization I
World Civilization II
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
Global Issues
Seasons of Life
Intro Native American Studies
Intro to US Government
Introduction to Psychology
Life Span Development
Introductory Sociology
Social Problems
Area V
A. Complete the following:
KIN 100Concepts of Health and Fitness3
B. Select two hours from the following:
PE 101 - PE 157 (No repeats)2
Total Hours46-49



Students must complete a 6 credit hour sequence either in literature (Area II – EH 215 & EH 216, EH 225 & EH 226, or EH 235 & EH 236 or history (Area IV – HY 101 & HY 102 or HY 121 & HY 122 or HY 135 & HY 136).

Additional Information

Candidacy – Coaching Administration

This major contains a professional component (Candidacy) comprised of upper level courses (300-400 levels), as shown on the graduation plan, and are only available to students who have gained admission to Candidacy.

Admission Requirements for Candidacy:

Students should complete a Candidacy application in the CEPS Advising Center (UCOM 3360) the semester before they plan to enroll in Candidacy classes. The advisor, department chairperson, and dean review applications and make the decision to approve, defer, or deny admission. The decision to defer occurs when requirements are in progress at the time of application and reviewers select to defer with approval pending completion of requirements.

Graduation Plan

(120 Total Hours)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
EH 101 English Composition I (CP) 3
Fine ArtArea II, C 1 3
HistoryArea IV, A 1 3
KIN 100 Concepts of Health and Fitness 3
MathArea III, A 1 3
EH 102 English Composition II (CP) 3
CA 110 Public Speaking (CP) 3
CIS/ElectiveGeneral Electives, A 1 3
Social & Behavioral SciencesArea IV, B 1 3
ScienceArea III, B 1 3
Science LabArea III, B 1 1
Second Year
SM 286 Sport Governance and Policy (CP) 3
ScienceArea III, B 1 3
Science LabArea III, B 1 1
LiteratureArea II, B 1 3
SM 276 Introduction to Sport Mgt (CP) 3
Social & Behavioral SciencesArea IV, B 1 3
Social & Behavioral SciencesArea IV, B 1 3
Humanities & Fine ArtsArea II, D 1 3
HS 262 Personal Health 3
SM 391 Leadership in SMRS (CP) 3
PE 101-PE 157PE Activity Course 1
KIN 278 Sport and Human Behavior (CP) 3
Third Year
KIN 263 Intro to Nutrition 3
SM 486 Sport/Rec Facility Plan/Design 3
KIN 370 Basic Motor Learning 3
KIN 475 Org-Admin Hlth and PE-W 3
SM 394 Sport and Business Finance 3
PE 101 - PE 157PE activity course 1
SM 384 Sport Marketing 3
SM 483 Issues in HKS 3
Major ElectiveCoaching Administration Concentration, B 1 3
KIN 478 Coaching Theory 3
KIN 474 Sport and Fitness Conditioning 3
Fourth Year
ElectiveGeneral Electives, B 1 2
SM 472 Legal Issues in Sports/Rec - W 3
Major ElectiveCoaching Administration Concentration, B 1 3
SM 496 Sport and Rec Resource Mgt 2 3
SM 495 Internship in Sport Management 2 12
 Total Hours117

See General Education Requirements


Required for admission to Candidacy


  • (CP) Candidacy Prerequisite
  • (W) Writing-Intensive Course