Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Survey of current theoretical perspectives, research, and applications of theory and
techniques specific to the field of sports psychology. Course material entails engagement
of theory, scientific methodology, and experiential exercises to facilitate the understanding
of research as related to optimal performance in athletics and in life. Course topics
include: the history and foundations of sport and exercise psychology, personality,
attribution and cognition, leadership, motivation, goal setting, neuropsychology and
physiology of arousal, attention, and psychological skills training.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 or ENGL 105.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b, E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D or E1), UC (IGETC Area 4)