Coaching | Kinesiology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Education and Human Services


Students wishing to gain experience in Kinesiology and areas related to Kinesiology may pursue work in coaching. Requirements for the minor are listed below for a total of 17 hours.

Required Courses:

Course Credit
KIN 201 Concepts of Physical Fitness 3
KIN 313 Motor Behavior 3
KIN 324 Essentials of Athletic Training 3
KIN 329 Principles and  Procedures for the Conduct of Interscholastic Athletics 3
KIN 345 Psychological and Social Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity 3
KIN 355C Practicum in (appropriate sport) 2

The Department of Kinesiology recommends these addition courses:

Course Credit
KIN 320 Physiological Basis of Human Movement 3
KIN 321 Biomechanics of Human Movement 3