The State of Iowa requires five major content areas to receive a coaching authorization.
EDUC 284 Child and Adolescent Development OR +PSYC 212 Life-Span Developmental Psychology
KIN 215 Basic Athletic Training (2 credits)
KIN 320 Practical Experience and Ethics in coaching Sports (1 credit) OR one from KIN 321-326 (Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer - 2 credits each)
BIOL 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
WI-KIN 361 Kinesiology
WI-KIN 365 Exercise Physiology for Physical Educators (with department chair permission)