Minor in Coaching
The purpose of the Coaching program at Evangel University is to train up coaches who are willing and able to educate students on good nutritional and physical behaviors, creating physically active, healthy young people. Its goal is also to create coaches who understand the broad scope of the impact of athletics and who are committed to creating quality experiences, influenced by God’s will and their desire to serve others.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Techniques of Teaching Fitness and Weight Training||Basic principles of fitness and weight training and their application to the classroom and conditioning programs.|
|Psychology of Sport and Physical Education||The psychological basis for play and coaching, including motivations and behavioral patterns of athletes and spectators|
|Sociology of Sport and Physical Education||The role of sport and physical education in society, including the influence of sport as a social system and the influence of other social systems on sport|
|Fundamentals of Rhythmic Movement||
Develops an understanding and gain an appreciation for the importance of movement and dance activities within the overall physical education curriculum
|Fundamentals of Teaching Elementary Physical Education||
Organization and administration of physical education in the elementary schools, emphasizing the needs, characteristics, types of activities, and teaching
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
Originally from Tallahassee, Fla., Dr. Keith Hardy joined the Evangel faculty in 2000. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas in 2006 and has been chair of the Kinesiology Department at Evangel since 2007. Hardy has led Evangel’s United Way Campaign during the past two years and has also participated in the University Alliance […] read more
Donovan Nelson, assistant professor of kinesiology, graduated from Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, in 1998 and received a Master of Education in Sports Administration in 2003 from Wichita State University. Over the course of his career, he has been an educator and coach at the secondary level, an assistant principal/athletic director, a college instructor and […] read more
NOTE: A minor is a secondary field of interest that is meant to complement your academic major. While your major is chosen for your intended career choice, your minor may be something you pursue for your personal interest or to augment your major.
|GPA||Achieve a 3.0 grade point average in content area and professional education courses, while maintaining a 2.75 cumulative grade point average across all courses.|
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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