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Option in Sport Psychology and Leadership (code KPE_BS04) (120 units)

This option has two concentrations – one in Sport Psychology and one in Leadership. The course work for both concentrations is the same except for the activity courses and the elective courses. The option is designed for students interested in careers in: 1) sport psychology; and 2) coaching outside the public school system (K-12), e.g., sport management/leadership; coaching professional athletes, coaching youth-sport athletes, and coaching in sport academies.

Requirements

Core Courses

  • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
  • KIN 300 Biomechanics of Human Movement (3)
  • KIN 301 Exercise Physiology (3)
  • KIN 312 Motor Learning and Control (3)

Lower Division:

  • NUTR 132 Introductory Nutrition (3)
  • KIN 263 Techniques of Physical Fitness (2)
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
  • PSY 210 Introductory Statistics (4)
  • PSY 220 Research Methods (4)
  • PSY 241 Psychobiology (3)
  • Take two activity units selected from the following:
    • KIN 100A, 102A, 104A, 106A, 107A, 108A, 110A, 112A, 114A, 114B, 114C, 121A, 124A, 125A, 125B, 126A, 127A, 142, 145A, 146A, 148A, 149A, 151A, 152A, 161A, 162A, 165A, 166, 167A, 169A, 172A, 172B, 172C, 183A, 185, 189, 237, 242, 243A, 243C, 244, 245, 246A, 247A, 250, 253, 255, 257, 261, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268.

Upper Division:

  • KIN 332I Sociocultural Dimensions of Sport and Human Movement (3)
  • KIN 335 Historical and Cultural Foundations of Sport in America (3)
  • KIN 338I Women in Sport (3)
  • KIN 339I Psychology of Sport Behavior and Athletic Performance (3)
  • KIN 472 Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (3)
  • KIN 475 Psychology of Coaching (3)
  • KIN 478 Psychological Aspects of Execise & Fitness (3)
  • PSY 356 Personality (3)

Concentration in Sport Psychology

Elective Courses:

  • Select 15 units (minimum 3 units from KIN and 9 units from PSY) from the following courses:
    • H SC 427; KIN 315, 489B, 497; PSY 301, 332, 333, 336, 351, 370, 373, 378, 453, 475.

Concentration in Leadership

Elective Courses:

  • Select 12 units (minimum 3 units from KIN) from the following courses:
    • CBA 400I; COMM 306, 335, 411; H SC 427; KIN 156, 200, 489B, 497; REC 321, 322, 324, 340I, 427; PSY 351, 453:
  • Select 3 activity units from the following:
    • KIN 250, 251, 253, 255, 257, 264, 266, 267, 268.

A fieldwork, field experience, or internship requires current certification in First Aid (American Red Cross: Community First Aid & Safety or Emergency Response or Workplace Training: Standard First Aid or equivalent) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (American Red Cross: Adult CPR or Adult, Infant & Child CPR or CPR for the Professional Rescuer; American Heart Association: Adult CPR or Adult, Infant & Child CPR or ACLS Provider or equivalent) prior to enrollment.

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