Curriculum (33 hours)

Our curriculum includes a total of 33 hours, which may vary slightly based on choice of degree (Master of Arts or Master of Science) and chosen electives.  The counseling minor of 15 hours is strongly recommended for those interested in applied positions, but if you are interested in another minor then feel free to consult with the program director regarding your interests.  We also have four double major options that are listed upon selecting the tab to the right.  

Core Requirements
PEP 609 - Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology
PEP 611 - Practicum in Sport and Exercise Psychology
PEP 644 - Psycho-Social Processes of Sport and Physical Activity
PEP 660 - Psychology of Exercise and Health
PEP 690 - Sport Sociology
AT 577 - Psychology of Injury Rehabilitation

Master of Arts
Research Requirements

PEP 601 - Research Methods in Sport and Physical Education
EDPSY 641 - Statistical Methods in Educational and Psychological Research
RES 697 - Research Paper

Master of Science
EXSC 611 - Research Methods (Thesis) 
EDPSY 641 - Statistical Methods in Educational and Psychological Research
THES 698 - Thesis 

Directed Elective Options
ANTH 559 - Ethnographic Methods
CPSY 621 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling
EDPSY 603 - Psychology of Human Development
EDPSY 640 - Methodology of Educational and Psychological Research
EDPSY 642 - Intermediate Statistics
EDPSY 646 - Tests and Measurements
EDPSY 742 - Multivariate Statistical Techniques
EXSCI 603 - Exercise Physiology 1
PEP 600 - Internship in Sport and Physical Education
PEP 608 - Motor Learning
PEP 612 - Motor Development
PSYSC 613 - Developmental Psychology
PSYSC 615 - Learning and Motivation
PSYSC 616 - Perception and Cognition
PSYSC 623 - Theories of Personality
PSYSC 632 - Abnormal Psychology

Additional Requirements for Graduation

  • Complete a minimum of 6 hours of prerequisites in physical education and psychology
  • Be a member of a professional association such as the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE; formerly AAHPERD); Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); American Psychological Association (APA); or an advisor-approved sport psychology-related organization (e.g., American College of Sports Medicine)
  • Attend a sport psychology-related conference while registered as a student in the sport and exercise psychology specialization

Forms SEP Master's students.