Sport and Exercise Psychology Concentration Curriculum

Thesis
Behavioral Science Core (choose two of three)

  • EXSS 6202 Motor Learning
  • EXSS 6440 Physical Activity Psychology
  • EXSS 6445 Sport Psychology

Required Courses

  • BIOS 6021 Biostatistics for Health Professionals I
  • EXSS 6300 Research Techniques in EXSS
  • EXSS 6301 Research Seminar in EXSS
  • EXSS 6401 Assessment in Physical Activity & Fitness
  • EXSS 6550 Seminar in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • EXSS 6990 Practicum in EXSS
  • EXSS 6991 Practicum in EXSS
  • EXSS 7000 Thesis
  • EXSS 7000 Thesis
  • General Electives (9 s.h.)

Non-thesis
Behavioral Science Core (choose two of three)

  • EXSS 6202 Motor Learning
  • EXSS 6440 Physical Activity Psychology
  • EXSS 6445 Sport Psychology

Required Courses

  • BIOS 6021 Biostatistics for Health Professionals I
  • EXSS 6300 Research Techniques in EXSS
  • EXSS 6301 Research Seminar in EXSS
  • EXSS 6401 Assessment in Physical Activity & Fitness
  • EXSS 6550 Seminar in Sport and Exercise Psychology*
  • EXSS 6990 Practicum in EXSS
  • EXSS 6991 Practicum in EXSS
  • EXSS 6994 Culminating Research Project
  • General Electives (12 s.h.)
  • EXSS Comprehensive Examination
*EXSS 6550 Seminar in Exercise and Sport Science (1cr.) will be taken three times for a total of 3 credits
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