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2013-2014 CSULB University Catalog

Kinesiology

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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 698. The core course for comprehensive examination students is KIN 696.

Option in Sports Medicine and Injury Studies

Requirements

1. Required courses (24 units):

  • KIN 540 Biomechanical Factors in Human Movement (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300 or equivalent.

  • KIN 551 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 301 or equivalent and BIOL 207 or equivalent.

  • KIN 560 Health Related Problems in Sport (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 207 and 301 or their equivalents and BIOL 207 and 208 or their equivalents.

  • KIN 561 Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sport (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 207 and 300 or their equivalents and BIOL 208 or its equivalents.

  • KIN 562 Advanced Strength and Conditioning (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 300, 301.

  • KIN 568 Nutrition for Exercise and Performance (3)
    Prerequisites: NUTR 132, KIN 301 for the KIN Fitness option and the KIN Exercise Science option or BIOL 207 for the Nutrition and Dietetics option.

  • KIN 633 Seminar in Sport Psychology (3)
    Prerequisites: KIN 339 or consent of instructor.

  • KIN 696 Research Methods and Statistical Analysis (3)
    Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in Kinesiology or related field, undergraduate Statistic course or equivalent.

2. Select option A, B, or C (12 units):

  • A. Thesis/Project: KIN 698 Thesis/Project (6 units) plus six (6) units chosen from the following elective courses: KIN 541, 552, 553, 565, 566, 571, 573, 577, or 671.

  • B. Capstone: KIN 694 Capstone in Kinesiology (3 units) plus nine (9) units chosen from the following Elective Courses: KIN 541, 552, 553, 565, 566, 571, 573, 577, or 671.

  • C. Comprehensive Examination: Passing score in written and oral portions of Comprehensive Examination plus KIN 697 Directed Studies (3) and nine (9) units chosen from Elective Courses: KIN 541, 552, 553, 565, 566, 571, 573, 577, or 671.

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