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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert


undergraduate minors 

Athletic Coaching

The minor in Athletic Coaching (reference number 320) requires 21 to 24 semester hours. Students must complete the following courses: SPM 200, PE 310, 311, 312, and 493. In addition to these core courses, students shall select eight (8) to nine (9) hours from the following coaching courses: PE 333, 340, 341, 342, or 343. The minor is designed for those persons who want to enter a teaching and coaching career and who do not desire to major in physical education.

Physical Education

The minor in Physical Education (reference number 432) requires a minimum of 25 semester hours. This minor is not a certifiable teaching field in Kentucky. The courses required are: PE 122, 211, 212, 221, 222, 310, 311, 312, 313 and 324.

Community Recreation

The minor in Community Recreation (reference number 444) requires a minimum of 24 semester hours. Students must complete the following courses: REC 200, 302, 306, 328, 420, 493 and six hours of advisor approved electives.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14