University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Sport Psychology Minor

The Sport Psychology Minor, an interdisciplinary program, is for students in any major course of study who wish augment their education with a further understanding of the mental components and principles of sport and human performance as well as evidence-based techniques for improving functioning in this area. It includes core courses in Psychology and Kinesiology with electives in both of those disciplines in addition to options in Counseling Coaching Health, and Athletic Training.

Minor - Sport Psychology


Required Courses21
Total Hours21

Degree Specific Credits: 21

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Note: Students must take all core and elective courses from the University of Montana’s curriculum, but can receive credit for transfer courses upon approval of IPAT advisor.

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
KIN 205Foundations of HHP3
KIN 440Sport Psychology3
PSYX 383Health Psychology3
KIN 441Seminar in Sport Psychology3
Complete one of the following courses:3
Fundamentals of Psychology of Learning
Social Psychology
Intro to Clinical Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Complete one of the following courses:3
Basic Exercise Prescription
Advanced Concepts in Coaching
Personal Health and Wellness
Prevention and Care Athletic Injuries
and Prevention and Care Athletic Injuries Lab
Total Hours21

Minimum Grade: C-