Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology
The Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology degree program offers a comprehensive introduction to the contemporary discipline of sport psychology. Graduates of this program are well prepared to seek employment in entry-level coaching positions and admission to graduate psychology programs at the master’s or doctoral level.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Discuss current trends in psychological research in both individual and team contexts within sport psychology.
- Analyze how psychological factors influence performance in sport, and techniques to increase performance and reduce anxiety.
- Examine the history of sport psychology and its role in contemporary psychological theories and systems.
- Discuss the influences of diversity and multiculturalism on group interactions and performance.
- Apply psychological theory to coaching situations.
- Communicate orally and in writing using proper sport and psychology terminology.
- Discuss the legal and ethical issues in sport psychology and performance enhancement.
- Discuss the physiological and motoric principles of performance in sport and physical activity.
- PSY 302 Foundation of Sport Psychology
- PSY 448 History of Sport & Sport Psych
- PSY 300 Social Psychology of Sport
- HUB 441 Research Design and Analysis
- PSY 303 Motor Learning
- PSY 440 Sport Psychology for Coaches
- PSY 443 Culture and Sport Psychology
- BIO 385 Biomechanics of Sport
- BIO 386 Exercise Physiology
- PSY 340A Counseling Techniques I
- PSY 445 Applied Sport Psychology
- PSY 442 Sem Applied Sport Psychology
- PSY 485 Sport Psychology Sr. Project
- PSY 427 Biological Psychology
- PSY 428 Developmental Psychology
- PSY 429 Intro to Personality Theory
- PSY 430 Intro to Psychopathology
- PSY 432 Social Psychology
- PSY 433 Cognitive Psychology
- PSY 446 Positive Psychology