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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 Physiology and Nutrition

Requirements

1. Required Coursework (12 units):

  • KIN 551 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 301 or equivalent and BIOL 207 or equivalent.
  • KIN 552 Exercise Testing and Training in Health and Disease (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 301 or equivalent and BIOL 207 or equivalent.
  • KIN 566 Biochemical and Hormonal Adaptations to Physical Activity (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper-division undergraduate or Graduate standing; KIN 301 or equivalent; CHEM 111A or its equivalent. Consent of instructor required for upper-division undergraduate students prior to registration.
  • KIN 696 Research Methods and Statistical Analysis (3) or FCS 696 Research Methods (3)
    Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in Kinesiology or related field, undergraduate Statistic course or equivalent.

2. Elective courses (9 units)

Select three courses from the following list of courses:

  • KIN 553, KIN 562, KIN 565, KIN 568, or KIN 594.

3. Elective courses (9 units)

Select three courses from the following list of courses:

  • KIN 568, FCS 530A, FCS 530B, FCS 531, FCS 536, or FCS 538.

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

  • A. Thesis and Project Candidates: KIN 698 Thesis (6)
  • B. Capstone Course: Complete KIN 694 (3) plus additional 3 elective units approved by option advisor.
  • C. Comprehensive Exam Candidates: Complete a minimum of 6 additional elective units approved by option advisor.

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