College of Health and Science

Coaching & Sport Psychology (BA Traditional)

The Coaching and Sport Psychology major focuses on effective coaching and the application of foundational psychology concepts in sport settings. Students learn sport and psychological theory and have numerous opportunities to bridge theory into practical applications. This degree prepares students for careers in individual athlete, team, fitness, and wellness coaching. The program also serves as preparation for post-baccalaureate study in areas such as sport psychology, human growth, aging, exercise physiology, 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.

Required
KHS 472Athletic Training, Injury Prevention, and Safety4
KHS 473Biomechanics4
KHS 474Exercise Physiology4
KHS 479Coaching Pedagogy2
KHS 220Research Methods4
KHS 400Health Psychology4
KHS 316Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation4
KHS 375Sociology of Sport and Exercise4
KHS 420Program Administration2
KHS 435Sport and Exercise Psychology4
KHS 436Motor Development, Control & Motor Learning4
KHS 498Internship4
Total Credits44