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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Kinesiology

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

This option is designed to provide the student with curriculum activities that combine one or more option areas into a program of study. This option is developed by the student with the advisement of a graduate faculty member and/or the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies. A statement of rationale for the proposal must accompany the program of study.


1. Required Course (3 units)

•               KIN 696 Research Methods & Statistical Analysis (3);

2. Select A or B (33 units):

•               A. Thesis/Project: KIN 698 Thesis/Project (6 units) and complete 27 advisor approved Elective units focused on a specific theme of study.

•               B.  Pass written and oral portions of Comprehensive Exam and complete 33 advisor-approved Elective units focused on a specific theme of study.

3. Complete at least seventy percent (70%) of the minimum units required for the program of study in courses at the 500 and 600 levels, including double-numbered courses (400/500). At least fifty percent (50%) of the units required for the degree shall be in courses organized primarily for graduate students.



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