2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Sport and Athletic Coaching Minor

The Sport and Athletic Coaching Minor is designed to provide a limited, but substantive experience in the field of coaching. The state of Florida requires a coaching endorsement, which includes nine hours (Human Injuries, Coaching Theory, and a Coaching Specialization course), for all persons certified to teach. This minor is appropriate for those students who plan to coach and/or are seeking a career in the fields of Physical Education and sport. The Sport and Athletic Coaching Minor includes coursework leading to partial fulfillment of the Athletic Coaching Endorsement. Full eligibility for the endorsement may require additional criteria outlined by the Florida Department of Education. For further information regarding the Athletic Coaching Endorsement, visit http://www.fldoe.org/edcert/. This Minor is available for students in the 2001 Catalog Year and beyond. The Sport and Athletic Coaching Minor is not available to Kinesiology Pending and Kinesiology- Sport and Athletic Coaching Track majors.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum 2.5 overall GPA
  • Complete the University General Education Requirements or its equivalent, i.e. an AA degree from a Florida College System or State University System Institution

Prerequisite Courses: None

Foreign Language Requirements
  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 22

Other Requirements

  • An overall GPA of 2.5 is required to satisfy the minor.
  • No grades below “C” (2.0) and no “S” grades will be accepted.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF.
  • No TSD or Military credit may be used.
  • Internship or Independent Study credit cannot be used towards the minor.
  • Courses taken at Florida College System institutions may substitute for select courses with the permission of the department.
  • ZOO 3736C or equivalent is a prerequisite for ATR 4132.