Oct 31, 2020
Combined minor offered by the Department of Psychology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation
Introduction/What is the Study of Sports Psychology?
This interdisciplinary program is designed to introduce the student to the discipline of sport psychology. More specifically, it emphasizes the educational and behavioral approaches to sport psychology that can be applied in recreational, exercise, and athletic settings.
Why Consider a Sports Psychology Minor?
How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.
- ❑ KIN 320 - Psychology of Sport
- ❑ KIN 321 - Sociology of Sport
- ❑ KIN 420 - Seminar in Sport Psychology
- ❑ KIN 421 - Psychology of Exercise
- ❑ PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology
❑ Select 13 elective credits under advisement from:
- PSY 119 - Psychology of Gender
- PSY 210 - Cognition
- PSY 220 - Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience
- PSY 230 - Lifespan Developmental Psychology
- PSY 240 - Social Psychology
- PSY 250 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
- PSY 319 - Cognitive Neuroscience
- PSY 322 - Motivation
- PSY 323 - Psychopharmacology
- PSY 332 - Adolescent Development
- PSY 341 - Psychology and Culture
- PSY 375 - Health Psychology
- PSY 377 - Positive Psychology
NOTE: Kinesiology majors cannot use KIN 320 and 321 for both major and minor requirements and must select replacement courses from psychology electives (PSY 119, 210, 220, 230, 240, 250, 319, 322, 323, 332, 341, 375, 377). Kinesiology and physical education majors cannot use PSY 119, 210-250 for both major and minor requirements.
NOTE: Psychology majors cannot use PSY 210-250, 319, 322, or 323 for both major and minor requirements and should choose other courses under advisement.