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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Kinesiology

Program Plan:   Master of Arts in Kinesiology: Option Individualized Option in Pedagogical Studies (36 units):

Students may apply up to 9 elective units from the CSULB Teacher Certification program towards the M.A.  See list of courses below.  Students who graduated from other Teacher Certification programs may substitute other post baccalaureate courses.  An additional 3 elective units must be at either the 500 or 600 level *

EDSE 435      U.S. Secondary Schools: Intercultural Education (3)

EDSE 436       Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Classroom Management(3)

EDSE 457       Reading and Writing in Secondary Schools (3)

EDSS 450p      Curriculum and Planning (3)

EDSS 473p      Student Teaching Seminar (3)

The remaining 24 units are offered in the Department of Kinesiology over a two year period.  See schedule below:

Fall, 2014                   

KIN 580          Computer Application in Physical Education (3)

KIN 528          Promoting Physical Activity and Fitness in K-12                                               Physical Education (3)

Spring, 2015             

KIN 699          Selected Topics in Kinesiology (3)

KIN 522          Non-traditional Activities in K-12 Physical Education (3)

Fall, 2015                   

KIN 525          Instructional Design in Physical Education (3)

KIN 524          Analysis of Teaching in Physical Education (3)

Spring, 2016              

KIN 696          Research Methods & Statistical Analysis (3)

KIN 694          Capstone in Kinesiology (3)

* KIN 526 & 537 may be substituted, with instructor permission, for any of the above courses except KIN 524, 525, or 696.

The two courses that are offered each term meet on the same night of the week from 6-10 PM.  The first course meets for eight weeks with an additional two Saturday sessions scheduled in order to bring the total instruction time to 45 hours.  The second course meets for the 2nd eight weeks of the semester with an additional two Saturday sessions scheduled to bring the total instruction time to 45 hours.  Classes are offered on a rotating year basis so the group entering the program in Fall, 2014 will start with the Year 2 courses and then take the Year 1 courses the next year (i.e., students starting in Fall, 2015 will reverse the order, taking the Year 2 courses the first year and the Year 1 courses the following year).  


*Complete at least seventy percent (70%) of the minimum units required for the program of study in courses at the 500/600 level.


Use this link to apply to the program: