College of Health and Science

Sport Psychology Major (BA Traditional)

The Sport Psychology major focuses on current psychology and kinesiology applications as foundational concepts in sport psychology. Students learn sport and psychological theory and have numerous opportunities to bridge theory into practical applications. This degree prepares students for careers in injury rehabilitation, fitness/wellness centers, coaching, and health and wellness education. The program also serves as preparation for post-baccalaureate study in areas such as sport psychology and sport management.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

KHS 220Research Methods4
KHS 316Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation4
KHS 375Sociology of Sport and Exercise4
KHS 400Health Psychology4
KHS 435Sport Psychology4
KHS 436Motor Development, Control & Motor Learning4
PSY 230Lifespan Developmental Psychology4
PSY 330Introduction to Counseling4
PSY 360Abnormal Psychology4
KHS 490Senior Professional Seminar1
KHS 498Internship8
Total Credits45