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Undergraduate minors 

Athletic Coaching

The minor in athletic coaching (reference number 320) is designed to develop positive teaching / coaching skills in athletics and to meet the needs for the development of qualified coaches in public / private schools or business settings or community agencies. The minor requires 21-24 semester hours. Students must complete the following courses: PE 211, 212, 290, 291, 310, 311, and 497. In addition to these core courses, students shall have the option to select three hours from the following coaching courses: PE 340, 341, 342, 333 or 343. Students must maintain a "C" or better in each course in the minor. Contact: Dr. Keri Esslinger

Community Recreation

The minor in community recreation (reference number 346) requires a minimum of 24 semester hours. Students must complete the following courses: REC 200, 302, 306, 328, 420, and 493. In addition, students must complete 6 hours of electives from the following list: REC 220, 222, 326, 332,422, 424, 426, 428, 430, 482. Contact: Dr. Ron Ramsing

Health Education

The minor in health education (reference number 389) requires a minimum of 23 semester hours. This minor provides a basic foundation for students desiring preparation in health promotion and disease prevention. The minor in health education may be used in combination with many majors to enhance a student's career opportunities and as preparation for graduate study in a variety of health disciplines. Completion of the minor along with a teaching certifiable major leads to certification in health education. Three credit hours of electives must be selected from the following courses with approval of the academic advisor: PH 385, PH 456, PH 463, PH 465 or HMD 211. Alternative electives may be approved by advisor. Contact:  grace.lartey@wku.edu


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