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Department of Sport, Exercise, Recreation, and Kinesiology

College of Education

Minors

 

The Coaching Minor at East Tennessee State University is offered for students who are interested in coaching but who do not want to major in teacher certification in physical
education. This minor is designed to help students acquire skills and knowledge to assist in preparation to coach sport teams at a variety of levels.

Students in the minor take 18 hours from the following courses: prepares students with competencies necessary to coach youth of all ages. 

ETSU does not confer teacher certification for this minor.

Coaching Courses
18 Credit Hours

 
 

PEXS 2955 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
3

PEXS 3510 Foundations of Physical Education and Sport
3

PEXS 3655 Sports Nutrition
3

PEXS 4600 Coaching Practicum
3

SALM 4210 Legal Issues
3

 
 

Electives (3 hrs)
 

 
 

PEXS 3095 Sport Skills I
3

PEXS 4001 Sport Skills II
3

SALM 4215 Social Psychology of Sport and Leisure
3

SALM 4225 Management of Sport and Leisure Activities
3

For more information please contact the coordinator of the Coaching Minor*:

Dr. Kason O'Neil
Box 70671
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701
Telephone: (423) 439-4632
Fax: (423) 439-5383
E-mail:  

*Courses taken prior to approval by the Program Coordinator may not count for the minor.

The minor in Park and Recreation Management provides instruction in the planning, organization, leadership and management of Park and Recreation agencies and programs. Students who choose this minor will gain knowledge of various aspects of the leisure service field including community recreation, state and national park management, military recreation, and the outdoor recreation industry.

Park & Recreation Courses
18 Credit Hours

 
 

SALM 3100 Introduction to Leisure Services
3

SALM 3105 Programming and Leadership in Leisure Services
3

SALM 3110 Interpretation of Cultural and Natural Resources
3

SALM 3117 Recreation for Special Populations
3

SALM 3120 Outdoor Recreation Skills
3

SALM 4225 Management of Sport and Leisure Activities
3

For more information:

Dr. T. Jason Davis,
Coordinator, Park and Recreation Management Program
Box 70671
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701 
Telephone: (423) 439-5358
Fax: (423) 439-5383
E-mail:

 

The Physical Education Minor at East Tennessee State University is offered for students who are interested in physical education but who do not want to major in teacher certification in physical education. This minor is designed to help students acquire skills and knowledge to assist in preparation for entering the Master of Arts in Teaching program and for those who plan to work with children outside the school setting.

Students in the minor take 18 hours from the following courses. ETSU does not confer teacher certification for this minor.

Physical Education Courses
18 Credit Hours

 
 

PEXS 3005 Instructional Delivery Techniques for PE
3

PEXS 3510 Foundations of Physical Education and Sport
3

PEXS 3032 Psychomotor Development in Children
3

PEXS 3080 Teaching Aerobic Conditioning
3

PEXS 3085 Teaching Rhythms & Gymnastics
3

PEXS 4060 Measurement & Evaluation in PE
3


For more information please contact the coordinator of the Physical Education Minor*:

Dr. Kason O'Neil
Box 70671
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701
Telephone: (423) 439-4632
Fax: (423) 439-5383
E-mail:  

*Courses taken prior to approval by the Program Coordinator may not count for the minor

 The Sport Management minor has been designed to enable students to develop basic competencies in sport management. This minor, in combination with an appropriate major, will allow students to seek employment in the sport industry as entry-level employees or pursue other educational advancement at the graduate level.

Sport Management Course
18 Credit Hours

 
 

SALM 3200 - Introduction to Sport Management
3

SALM 3220 - Facility Planning and Event Management
3

SALM 3225 - Marketing Strategies and Public Relations in SALM
3

SALM 4205 - Issues and Trends in Sport Management
3

SALM 4225 - Management of Sport and Leisure Activities
3

SALM 4230 - Fund-Raising in Sports
3

For more information please contact the coordinator of the Sport Management Minor:

Dr. Amy Greene
Box 70671
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701
Telephone: (423) 439-5257
Fax: (423) 439-5383
E-mail: greenea@etsu.edu

 

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