Minor in Sports Psychology

Learn how psychology impacts sport performance at both the coaching and the athlete levels.

The convergence of sports, human biology, society and psychology offers a rich area of study. Courses explore topics such as motivation, goal setting, human body structure and function, developmental changes that impact performance and much more.

Students learn about the impact of psychology in sports at both the coaching/teaching level and the athlete/participant level, preparing them for a variety of perspectives. They can also choose to go deeper into related topics such as personality theory, counseling, lifespan development or sensation and perception.