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PSYC 330 Sports Psychology

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b, E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D or E1), UC (IGETC Area 4)