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Ohio University's nine undergraduate colleges offer more than 250 programs of study. Students may select from a wide variety of majors, minors and certificates. While most undergraduate programs at the Athens campus are designed to be completed in four years, a limited number of two-year degree programs are available as well.

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

Major code BS8169

Patton College of Education
Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy
McCracken Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4656
Fax: 740.593.0284
rasp@ohio.edu
http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/rasp/index.htm

Hyun-Ju Oh, Program Coordinator, oh@ohio.edu

Chloe Irish, Patton College Academic Advisor, irish@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. The coaching education minor is integrated into this major. After successfully completing the major requirements, students will be awarded the B.S.P.E degree (non-licensure).

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.