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Recommended Course Sequence for the Sport Psychology Concentration

 If you are looking for the requirements for the General B.A. in Psychology, please select the appropriate link below to see your recommended course sequence. See your advisor if you'd like to pursue the Fall 2016 requirements.

 

The following requirements are for those who started at WKU in Spring 2016 or later.

The following are suggested sequences of courses for students in the Sport Psychology concentration (reference #760) who wish to graduate in four years. The sequences do not take into account individual differences among students in successfully completing courses or course availability. MATH 183, PHIL 215, or other Math course (excluding  MATH 109) or ACT score that
satisfies the mathematics General Education requirement.

Sport Psychology Concentration

No additional major or minor is required. 

FIRST YEAR
HOURS
 
 
 
Sugg.
fall

ENG 100  or ACT >28 (Foundations WC)

3
 
HIST 101 or 102 (Foundations SB)
3
 

World Language 101 or 102 (unless Language Proficiency already met;  for more information see: https://www.wku.edu/colonnade/worldlanguageproficiency.php)

3
 

PSY or PSYS 100 (Explorations SB) Need C or better.

3
 

Explorations NS (Natural/Physical Sciences (no lab)

3
 
 
 
Sugg.
spring

COM 145 (Foundations OC)

3
 

MATH 183 OR PHIL 215 (Foundations QR)

3
 

World Language 102 or elective

3
 

Explorations AH (Arts & Humanities)

3
 

BIOL 131 Human Anatomy and Physiology (Explorations NS; Natural/Physical Sciences with lab; choose from a different discipline from your first Explorations NS course) orations NS (Natural/Physical Sciences with lab; choose from a different discipline from
your first Explorations NS course).

 4
 
YEAR TOTAL 
31
 
 
 
SECOND YEAR
HOURS
 
 
 
Sugg.
fall

ENG 200 (Foundations AH)

3
 

Connections (Systems)

3
 

PSY or PSYS 210 Research Methods. Need C or better.

3
 

PSY or PSYS 211 Lab. Need C or better.

1
 
PSY 340 Sport Psychology
3
 
 
 
Sugg.
spring

PSY or PSYS 313 Statistics (formerly 301)

3
 

PSY category course

3
 

PE 122 Foundations of Kinesiology

3
 
HMD 211 Human Nutrition (Connections: Social & Cultural).
3
 
Elective Course (e.g., PSY290)
3
     
 
YEAR TOTAL
31
 
 
 
THIRD YEAR
HOURS
 
 
 
Sugg.
fall
COMM 200 or ENG 300 (WC)
3
 

Connections (Local to Global; choose from a different discipline from
your first Connections course).

3
 

PSY category course

3
 

PSY 440 Abnormal Psychology

3
 

PE 311 Exercise Physiology

3
 
 
 
Sugg.
spring

PSY category course

3
 

PSY 412 Psychology of Motivation and Emotion

3
 

HMD 364 Sports Nutrition

3
 

PE 313 Motor Development

 
 Elective Course (e.g., PSY 490)
 3
     
 
YEAR TOTAL 
30
 
 
 
FOURTH YEAR
HOURS
 
 
 
Sugg.
fall

PSY 481 History of Psychology

3
 

PSY category course

3
 

Elective Courses

9
 
 
 
Sugg.
spring

Elective Courses

15
 
 
 
 
YEAR TOTAL 
30
     
  Total Credit Hours 120
 
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