Minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology

The Minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology provides an opportunity for coursework centered on health and exercise (e.g., health, nutrition and physical fitness) and psychology (e.g., sport and exercise psychology; health psychology) with the option of taking relevant electives from both fields. This minor is available to all students.


18 Credit Hour Minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology

The 18 semester hour Minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology is offered by the Department of Psychology in affiliation with the Department of Movement Sciences and Health. The minor is primarily designed for those students interested in the psychological aspects of sport and other exercise activities. This minor provides an opportunity for coursework centered on health and exercise (e.g., health, nutrition and physical fitness) and psychology (e.g., sport and exercise psychology) with the option of taking relevant electives from both fields. This minor is available to all students. No directed study may be taken to fulfill the requirements for the minor.

Required Courses
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hour
PSY 2012 General Psychology 3
HLP 2081 Health, Nutrition and Physical Fitness 3
SPM 4012 Sociology of Sport 3
PSY 4832 Sport and Exercise Psychology 3
PET 4765 Theory and Practice of Coaching 3
Pick one elective course (3ch) 3
APK 4409 Success in Sports  
CLP 4314 Health Psychology  
HSC 4104 Health Aspects of Stress Management  
HSC 4300 Changing Health Behaviors  
Total Hours   18

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