2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Sport Management > Sport and Exercise Psychology
The Sport Management, Psychology & Exercise Science Departments often have student inquiries about a minor in Sport & Exercise Psychology. These requests come not only from students in these majors but also Physical Education Teacher Education, Exercise Science & Interdisciplinary Studies as well as a number of student-athletes and aspiring coaches. These interested students represent departments across the ESU Colleges (e.g., Sport Management; Psychology; Physical Education Teacher Education; Management; Recreation Management; Exercise Science); therefore, our three departments have joined together for a multidisciplinary minor proposal in Sport & Exercise Psychology.
A minor in SEP will better prepare undergraduate students interested in graduate education in the area. Students will understand the behavior of individuals in sport and exercise with specific focus on the major sport and exercise concerns related to a psychological perspective. Content areas include personality and motivation factors, performance in groups, enhancing sport performance, and the psychological effects of participation in sport and exercise.
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