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James Scepansky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Psychology
610-606-4666 ext. 3424

Sport and Exercise Psychology Minor

For information contact Dr. Diane Moyer, 610-606-4666, ext. 3425
The Sport and Exercise Psychology minor is an interdisciplinary minor offered by the Department of Psychology in collaboration with the Departments of Health Sciences and the Athletic Department. This interdisciplinary minor will promote a better understanding of the complex dynamics of sports and the integral role of exercise in enhancing self-efficacy and self-growth, as well as the psychological principles that strengthen such transformations. Concepts learned in this course can be applied to athletics, medicine, business, rehabilitation and the arts. This minor is available to all students.

Program Requirements

To apply transfer credits toward the completion of minor requirements, students must have earned a grade of “C” or better in each course to be transferred. Courses completed more than ten years ago will not be accepted for purposes of completing the requirements of the minor.

Required Courses: 18 credits

9 Hours of course work from the following courses

  • EXS 100 – Introduction to Exercise Science (3 Credits)
  • EXS 260 – Principles of Coaching (3 Credits)
  • PSY 225 – Sport Psychology (3 Credits)

9 Hours of course work from the following courses

  • EXS 101 – Physical Conditioning for Exercise and Sport (3 Credits) Summer 1
  • EXS 102 – Introduction to Athletic Training (3 Credits)
  • EXS 203 – Prevention and Care of Injury (3 Credits)
  • NTR 113 – Nutrition and Fitness (1 Credit) (night)
  • PSY 206 – Positive Psychology (3 Credits)
  • PSY 230 – Team Building and Group Dynamics (3 Credits)
  • PSY 251 – Health Psychology (3 Credits)
  • PSY 326 – Behavior Modification (3 Credits)