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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Kinesiology

Option in Motor Behavior

(code KPE_MA06)

This option is designed to provide advanced preparation in human movement from a behavioral perspective; this includes the examination of motor learning, control and development across the lifespan.


1. KIN 590 and 696;

2. Minimum of 12 units selected from the following: KIN 540, 546, 630, 633, and 697 (3 units);

3. KIN 698 (4 units) for thesis/project students, plus a minimum of 8 elective units;

4. KIN 695 for comprehensive examination students, plus a minimum of 15 elective units.

Please refer to the KIN Graduate Student Handbook for specific information regarding the option.

Contact Information

For answers to questions regarding the Option in Motor Behavior, contact Doug Young, Ph.D.