Course Requirements

 Core Courses

FPY510 Biological Bases of Behavior

This course examines the biological bases of behavior and learning through the lifespan, including the fundamentals of neuroanatomy, brain development, neuropsychology, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, psychopharmacology and temperament. (3 units; Fall)

FPY510-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA
FPY510-B
Aguilar, Jenny Elizabeth Ann
09/04/2018 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM TBA

IOP529 Social Psychology

Examines the social basis of behavior, exploring the major theories, concepts, and research topics in social psychology. Studies the social and interpersonal determinants and consequences of individual behavior, with special reference to social dynamics that shape attitudes, emotions, perception, and behavior. Topics may include social cognition, attitudes and persuasion, leadership, social influence, interpersonal perception, attraction, altruism, and group dynamics. (3 units; Spring)

IOP529-A
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
01/08/2018 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM James Complex 166

KIN546 Sports Nutrition

This course provides a foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics. These foundational principles will be used in constructing sound nutritional recommendations as they apply to human physical activity and sports medicine. Current research concerning pharmacologic and nutritional ergogenic aids, disordered eating, fluid balance and thermoregulation, and body composition will be discussed. (3 units)

KIN546-A
Cain, Matthew D.
01/10/2018 - Online
KIN546-A
Patterson, Heidi Lynn
05/07/2018 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus

PSY510 Human Growth and Development

A study of the developmental cycle of the human organism from a cognitive, psychological, sociological, and moral perspective. Emphasis is placed on theories and research related to child development. (3 units; Fall)

PSY510-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM TBA
PSY510-B
Vazquez, Veola E.
09/04/2018 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM TBA
PSY510-C
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/04/2018 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA
PSY510-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA

PSY500 Diversity Issues in Counsel Psy

Examination of the effects of therapeutic interventions on culturally distinct populations. (3 units; Summer)

PSY500-D
Lee-Johnson, Charles Courtney
05/07/2018 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY500-B
Armstrong, Satara M.
05/07/2018 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY500-C
Costello, Jennifer R.
05/07/2018 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY500-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
05/07/2018 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

KIN526 Musculoskeletal Exercise Intrven

This course examines the use of resistance and strength training in exercise programs. Topics include treatment of selected neuromuscular, orthopedic, and musculoskeletal diseases and dysfunction, as well as improvement of performance through musculoskeletal exercise. (3 units; Fall)

KIN526-A
Coburn, Jared W.
05/07/2018 M 5:00 PM - 7:55 PM Health Science Campus
KIN526-A
Coburn, Jared W.
09/04/2018 M 5:00 PM - 7:55 PM Health Science Campus

PSY530 Advanced Research Methodology

Theoretical and practical applications of research methods of psychotherapy. Prerequisite: BEH 383 Statistical Techniques in Behavioral Science or equivalent. (3 units; Spring)

PSY530-A
Knabb, Joshua J.
01/08/2018 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 190
PSY530-C
Deulen, Angela A.
01/08/2018 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 192
PSY530-B
Knabb, Joshua J.
01/08/2018 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex 183

PSY535 Advanced Psychopathology

Nature and causes of reactions to social, biological and psychological stress, maladaptive development, and faulty learning. Includes an in depth study of anxiety disorders, character personality, and the psychoses. (3 units; Spring)

PSY535-C
Costello, Jennifer R.
01/08/2018 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center B219
PSY535-B
Pate, Robert Anthony
01/08/2018 T 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Building 36 36B
PSY535-A
Vazquez, Veola E.
01/08/2018 T 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center B110

PSY560 Professional Ethics and Law

An examination and explanation of current laws and ethical issues affecting psychotherapists. (3 units; Summer)

PSY560-C
Costello, Jennifer R.
05/07/2018 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY560-B
Knabb, Joshua J.
05/07/2018 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY560-A
Stanfield, Jan U.
05/07/2018 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
as well as these new courses:

SPP5XX Advanced Sport and Performance Psychology
SPP5XX Cognitive Bases of Behavior
SPP5XX Consulting Techniques

Practicum Requirements

  • Sport and Performance Psychology Practicum I 
  • Sport and Performance Psychology Practicum II
  • Sport and Performance Psychology Practicum III