Counseling and Educational Psychology

Ed.D. minor in Sport and Performance Psychology

The Minor in Sport and Performance Psychology is a collaborative effort between the Counseling Psychology Program (within the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology in the School of Education) and the Kinesiology Program (within the School of Public Health). The purpose of this minor is to provide content specific education and training to graduate students who are interested in pursuing professional interests in fields that require knowledge of performance principles and ways to maximize the potential of performers, both on and off of the field.

Minor Requirements (9 cr.)

Required Courses (6 cr.):

  • EDUC-G 509/SPH-K 500 Counseling College Student-Athletes (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 609/SPH-K 500 Interventions in Performance Psychology (3 cr.)

Select One Course (3 cr.):

  • SPH-M 512 Topics in Kinesiology [Critical Race Theory in Sport] (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M 513 Sports in Higher Education (3cr.)
  • SPH-M 522 Role of Sport in Society (3cr.)
  • SPH-M 525 Psychological Foundations of Exercise and Sport (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 527 Adherence to Physical Activity (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 533 Advanced Theories of High-Level Performance (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 535 Physiological Basis of Human Performance (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 550 Special Topics in Kinesiology (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 650/SPH-K 500 Special Topics Seminar in Counseling Psychology (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-C 750 Special Topics in Higher Education (3 cr.)
  • Other topical seminars in related fields will be considered for inclusion

The doctoral minor in Sport and Performance Psychology does not require a minor qualifying exam.

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