Athletic Coaching Minor

Adventure Sports Leadership

This 19 hour minor is designed to provide students with the solid base of knowledge, skills, and experiences sought by many employers within the adventure sports industry.

Aquatic Facility Management

The 19 hour Aquatic Facility Management Minor prepares students to manage an aquatic facility effectively and efficiently. The students will have the opportunity to receive four different certifications needed for pool operation.

Group Fitness Instructor

The 15-hour Group Fitness Minor is designed to prepare students for a professional career in designing and conducting comprehensive group fitness exercise programs. Students must earn a letter grade of C or higher in all courses.

Personal Trainer

The 15-hour Personal Trainer Minor is designed for individuals who want a professional career in the fitness/wellness industry. Students are trained to screen clients, evaluate their clients’ current fitness abilities and to individualize an exercise program to fit client goals.

Sport and Exercise Psychology

The 15-credit-hour minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology is designed to provide an overview of the principles, practices, and theories underlying the psychology and sociology of sport and related physical activity.

Sport Communication

Students in colleges and units outside of the Reed College of Media may earn a minor in Sport Communication during summer sessions by completing the following course and meeting the requirements as stated below. The minor consists of 18 hours, nine of which come from the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and nine of which come from the College of Media.

Strength and Conditioning

The 21-hour Strength and Conditioning Minor is designed for individuals who would like to be a strength coach at the high school, college, or professional level or a strength and conditioning professional in the fitness/wellness fields. The minor provides students with in-depth understanding of the theory and practical consideration associated with physical training in the areas of speed, agility, strength, endurance, flexibility and power.