2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Sport Psychology, BS

The sport psychology major provides students with the educational background to pursue a graduate degree in sport psychology, exercise psychology or sport sociology. This major prepares students for academic positions or sport and exercise psychology consulting.

Requirements

1. Core Curriculum (core hours depending on the number of coupled courses): (39-63 hours)

2. Major: Sports Psychology (47 hours)

Kinesiology Core (14 hours)

KINE 10101Introduction to Kinesiology

1

KINE 10603Anatomical Kinesiology

3

KINE 30403Motor Behavior

3

KINE 30623Biomechanics

3

KINE 30634Exercise Physiology

4

Foundation Courses (18 hours)

KINE 30713Psychology of Sport

3

KINE 30723Sociology of Sport

3

KINE 30733Exercise Psychology

3

KINE 30833Physical Activity and Disability

3

KINE 40103Seminar in Kinesiology

3

HLTH 30203Health and Stress Management

3

Emphasis Courses (choose 15 hours)

KINE 20313Foundations of Sport Injuries

3

KINE 30423Motor Development

3

KINE 30343Theory of Coaching

3

KINE 40313Individual and Dual Sports

3

KINE 40513Principles of Strength and Conditioning

3

KINE 40793Senior Research in Kinesiology

3

KINE 40903Senior Internship

3

3. Associated Requirements (21 hours)

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

PSYC 10213General Psychology

3

PSYC 30343Social Psychology

3

PSYC 30363Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 30443Psychology of Personality

3

SOCI 20213Introductory Sociology

3

SOCI 30743Gender and Society

3

4. Electives as required to complete (124 hours)