Dec 02, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

Physical Activity and Sport Coaching (B.S.P.E.)


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Major code BS8169

Patton College of Education 
Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy 
McCracken Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4656
rsp@ohio.edu
https://www.ohio.edu/education/recreation-sport-pedagogy/physical-activity-sport-coaching

Ashley Allanson, contact person

allanson@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The physical activity and sport coaching (PASC) major is designed to be inclusive for students who aspire to pursue physical activity and sports coaching careers at various levels. This major provides students with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to fulfill their educational needs and interests in physical activity and sports coaching through quality academic coursework, student centered and experiential-based learning and faculty expertise. The physical activity and sport coaching major also provides students with the opportunity to engage in a professional internship related to their chosen physical activity and sport area. After successfully completing the major requirements, students will be awarded the B.S.P.E degree.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon completion of the degree, students will have many opportunities to select their careers in physical activity and sport coaching such as: physical activity and sports camp coaching, youth sports coaching, after school sports coaching, club sports coaching, intramural sports coaching, interscholastic and intercollegiate sports coaching.

Requirements

Major Hours Requirement


The physical activity and sport coaching major requires a minimum of 120 hours.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Internship and Seminar Requirement


Complete the following courses (15 credit hours):

Physical Activity and Wellness Requirements


Select courses from PAW 1000 to PAW 2801 for a total of 3 credit hours.

Minor/Certificate Program


Students must complete a minor or certificate program (15 - 24 credit hours) to complete requirements of the degree. The minor or certificate should be chosen in consultation with the student’s academic advisor and should complement the student’s academic and career goals.

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