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Master of Science in Kinesiology

Four options are under the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology. The core courses for thesis/project students are KIN 696 and KIN 698. The core course for comprehensive examination students is KIN 696.

Option in Exercise Science


1. Required Coursework (12 units):

  • KIN 530 Neuromotor Control (3)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing, KIN 312 or equivalent.
  • KIN 541 Applied Biomechanics (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300 or equivalent.
  • KIN 551 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 301 or equivalent and BIOL 207 or equivalent.
  • KIN 696 Research Methods and Statistical Analysis (3)
    Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in Kinesiology or related field, undergraduate Statistic course or equivalent.

2. Elective Courses (18 units):

Select six of the following courses:

  • KIN 540, KIN 552, KIN 553, KIN 562, KIN 565, KIN 566, KIN 568, KIN 594, KIN 630, or KIN 697

3. Select option A, B, or C (6 units):

  • A. Pass written and oral portions of Comprehensive Exam and complete 6 units of electives from within or outside of the department offerings selected from appropriate areas of interest in consultation with advisor.
  • B. Thesis/Project: Complete KIN 698 (6 units)

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