California State University, Long Beach Policy Statement
96-17
July 30, 1996


Master of Science in Kinesiology
Option in Exercise Science (6-1230)
Option in Sport and Exercise Psychology (6-1231)
Option in Sports Medicine and Injury Studies (6-1234)

These programs were recommended by the Academic Senate on May 16, 1996,
received the concurrence of the President on June 14, 1996 and
received approval from the Chancellor's Office on July 16, 1996.


Option in Exercise Science (code 6-1230)

Designed to provide theoretical principles and practical experiences in advanced exercise physiology, exercise testing and training, and biomechanics. Designed to prepare students for certification from the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Requirements

1. KPE 550, 551, 552, 540, 590, 696, and either 594 or 697 (3 units)
2. Select 2 courses from the following or select other 6 units with advisor's approval: 541, 562, 565, or 566
Thesis Mode
Four units of KPE 698
Comprehensive Examination Mode
1. KPE 695
2. Nine units of electives


Option in Sport and Exercise Psychology (code 6-1231)

This option provides an advanced education in sport and exercise psychology. Students select an emphasis with an advisor: the research emphasis offers in depth study of scientific problems, and an applied emphasis provides background for coaching and the counsel of athletes.

Requirements

1. KPE 575, 590, 633, and 696
2. Six units chosen from the following: KPE 524, 526, 546, 574, 577, 593, 630, or 675
Thesis Mode
1. Four units of KPE 698
2. Six units from PSY courses and/or additional electives in KPE
3. Two units of KPE 697
Comprehensive Examination Mode
1. KPE 695
2. 15 units from PSY courses and/or additional electives in KPE
Option in Sports Medicine/Injury Studies (code 6-1234)

Designed to provide the student with an in-depth study in the many health related problems related to individuals who are physically active.

Requirements

KPE 540, 551, 560, 561, 562, 590, 633, 696, and 697 (3 units)
Thesis Mode
Four units of KPE 698
Comprehensive Examination Mode
1. KPE 695
2. Nine units of electives






EFFECTIVE: Fall 1996



Code: 1230, 1231, 1234
College: 15
Career: GR
IPEDS (Major) ERSS: 08351
IPEDS (Degree) ERSD: 08351

The codes 1230, 1231 and 1234 under the Master of Arts in Kinesiology are discontinued and should be closed to new students.