Exercise Science, M.S. - Sport Psychology

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/hms/programs  

PROGRAM SEQUENCE – 33-36 CREDITS


Core Courses (21 Credits)
HMS 553 – Psychology of Sport – 3 credits
HMS 500 - Foundations in Exercise Physiology - 3 credits
CSP 569 – Theories of Counseling – 3 credits 
HMS 568 - Motor Learning - 3 credits
HMS 578 – Behavior Change in Health and Physical Activity – 3 credits
CSP 550 – Counseling Skills and Techniques – 3 credits
CSP 578 - Social and Cultural Diversity - 3 credits 

Electives (3-6 credits)
CSP 572 – Psychology of Career Development – 3 credits
PSY 505 - Contemporary Theories in Motivation - 3 credits
PSY 557 – Behavior Modification and Therapy – 3 credits
PSY 583 – Seminar in Comparative Physiological Psychology – 3 credits 
SMT 516 - Sport Ethics - 3 credits
* Comprehensive Exam Track - two electives from the above - 6 credits
** Thesis Track - one elective option from above - 3 credits

Research Component (3 credits): 
HMS 554 – Research Methods – 3 credits

Capstone (6-9 credits)

Thesis Track (3 credits)**
HMS 590 – Thesis I:Proposal Development – 3 credits (thesis track only)
HMS 591 – Thesis II: Thesis Completion – 3 credits (thesis track only)
PCH 515 - Biostatistics - 3 credits

Comprehensive Exam Track (6 credits plus exam)*
HMS 595 - Internship in Health and Movement Sciences - 3 credits
Comprehensive Exam