Minor in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

The 21-credit minor is designed specifically for students majoring in the sport and exercise sciences as well as those in other related programs, such as psychology. You gain an overview of the principles, theories, and practices underlying the psychology of sport, exercise, and performance. The curriculum reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field as a blend of sport and exercise sciences and psychology. You may earn a minor in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology by completing the following requirements:

Required Courses: 15 credits
PSY 281 Introduction to Psychology(3)
SES 335 Introduction to Sport Psychology(3)
SES 337 Introduction to Exercise Psychology(3)
SES 341 Psychology of Injury(3)
Choose one:
SES 437 Research in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology(3)

OR

SES 483 Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology(3)


Sport and Exercise Science Elective: 3 credits
Choose one (some courses may have prerequisites):
SES 173 Introduction to Wellness(3)
SES 250 Sport and Recreational Management(3)
SES 260 Leisure Planning & Programming(3)
SES 262 Recreational Leadership (3)
SES 270 Concepts of Fitness and Wellness (3)
SES 326 Principles of Motor Learning (3)
SES 328 Theory of Coaching(3)
SES 330 Nutrition for Physical Performance(3)
SES 340 Adapted Physical Activity, Recreation and Sport(3)
SES 431 Media Relations in Sport(3)
SES 440 Sport Marketing, Promotions, and Fundraising(3)
SES 446 Qualitative Analysis of Biomechanics(3)
SES 463 Physiology of Strength and Conditioning(3)
SES 480 Contemporary Issues and Ethics in SES(3)


PSY Elective: 3 credits
Choose one (some courses may have prerequisites):
PSY 316 Cognitive Psychology(3)
PSY 318 Psychology of Learning(3)
PSY 325 Theories of Personality(3)
PSY 343 Introduction to Perception(3)
PSY 370 Social Psychology(3)
PSY 382 Developmental Psychology(3)
PSY 413 Abnormal Psychology(3)
PSY 423 Industrial Psychology(3)
PSY 426 Health Psychology(3)
PSY 445 Community Psychology(3)
PSY 449 Adolescent Psychology(3)
PSY 490 Physiological Psychology(3)
PSY 494 Substance Abuse(3)