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  • Coaching

    Coaching

    Dean provides the opportunity for a rewarding career with an associate degree in coaching from Dean College.  

    The Coaching major is designed for those students with a strong interest in physical activity, coaching, and health and fitness. Students in this major are well prepared to continue their academic studies in a number of majors associated with physical education, youth sports, fitness and human performance. Designed for students who want to teach and make a difference in the lives of young people or adults, the program focuses on both the knowledge and skills necessary to teach and coach physical activities. Dean’s Coaching curriculum offers students access to a coaching practicum supervised by a member of the Dean College Coaching staff.

    Graduates with an A.A. in Coaching are ready to enter a four years program or segue directly into the profession. 

    Course Sequence

    Coaching

    MAJOR (28 CREDITS) Credits
    SFL 111
    Introduction to Sport, Fitness and Exercise
    3
    SFL 174
    History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity
    3
    SFL 170
    First Aid and Safety/CPR/AED
    3
    SFL 260
    Fundamentals of Physical Fitness and Conditioning
    3
    SFL 241
    Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
    4
    SFL 187
    Team Sports: Theory and Practice
    3
    SFL 188
    Fundamentals of Coaching
    3
    SFL 200
    Coaching internship
    3
    PSY 111
    General Psychology
    3
    CORE (28 CREDITS) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 175
    Anatomy Essentials
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ELECTIVES (6 CREDITS) Credits
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    Elective - Open
    3
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    Elective - Open
    3

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