Sport and Exercise Psychology (PhD specialization) Program Outcomes
Goal 1 : Demonstrate knowledge of established and emerging theories in sport and exercise psychology.
- SLO 1 : Students will understand the means by which psychological, social, and physiological factors influence performance.
- SLO 2 : Students will summarize, synthesize, and critically evaluate research in the field of sport and exercise psychology.
Goal 2 : Pursue research of significance in the discipline under the guidance of an advisor while developing the intellectual independence that typifies true scholarship.
- SLO 3 : Students will demonstrate knowledge of research methods and statistical analysis.
- SLO 4 : Students will develop and test a primary research question related to sport and exercise psychology.
Goal 3 : Apply knowledge of the physical, psychological, and social aspects of sport and exercise to help others maximize performance in sport and exercise settings.
- SLO 5 : Students will apply their knowledge of psychological assessments, techniques, and theories to human performance in a variety of settings and populations
- SLO 6 : Students will develop and demonstrate appropriate interventions to help others maximize performance in sport and exercise settings.
Goal 4 : Demonstrate skills in oral and written communication sufficient to publish and present work in their field.
- SLO 7 : Students will write clearly and coherently about topics in sport and exercise psychology.
- SLO 8 : Students will present knowledgeably and clearly on topics in sport and exercise psychology.
Goal 5 : Be prepared for employment in research/faculty positions at institutions of higher education.
- SLO 9 : Develop an understanding of knowledge production and dissemination in higher education, including faculty and student roles, institutional practices, curriculum, and pedagogy.
- SLO 10 : Demonstrate a mastery of skills and knowledge at a level required for college and university undergraduate teaching in their discipline and assessment of student learning.