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PSY615 Fieldwork

Lead Faculty: Dr. Sarah Castillo

Course Description

The fieldwork experience or internship provides practical application of performance psychology principles in a professional setting. A thesis consisting of the written report of an investigation or of a successful fieldwork project is required. This project must be initiated, executed, and reported by the student under the supervision of the faculty. The student must consult the lead faculty prior to beginning the fieldwork experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the principles of performance psychology in a variety of professional, athletic, or organizational settings.
  • Evaluate a performance setting and apply appropriate performance psychology techniques.
  • Research challenges in the preparation and performance of an athlete, musician, artist, team, or organization.