Michelle Hill, M.S.
Ross De Forrest, Ph.D.
Robert Packer, Ph.D.
Some students in exercise science, psychology, and potentially other areas have an interest in working with athletes and with people who are engaging in physical activity or exercise of some kind, such as in the case of rehabilitation. To assist in their preparation and improve their work quality, we offer the sports psychology minor.
Program Outcomes for Sports Psychology Minor
Program objectives are related specifically to the acquisition of psychological knowledge. The psychology area’s assessment plan makes provisions for assessing such acquisition within psychology courses.
1. Describe psychological concepts and theories that can be applied to enhance athletic performance.
2. Demonstrate knowledge about topics that affect all athletes such as anxiety, social context, past experiences, and more.
Sports Psychology Minor
|EXS 233||SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT||3|
|EXS 260||SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSY 200||GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSY 212||DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSY 241||THEORIES OF HELPING||3|
|PSY 330||SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSY 340||HELPING SKILLS||3|
|PSY 355||PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING||3|
|PSY 220||SOCIOCLTRL & INTERNTL AWRENESS||3|
|or SOC 354||MINORITIES|
|Total Credits Required:||27|