Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements


Master of Arts in Health and Kinesiology


Health and Kinesiology

 

EXERCISE SCIENCE CONCENTRATION

THESIS PROGRAM--Complete thirty (30) hours in an approved combination of Kinesiology courses that include Kinesiology 601, 606, 612, 614 or 621, 623 or 624, 625, 638, 644, and 770.

 

NON-THESIS PROGRAM--Complete thirty-six (36) hours in an approved combination of Kinesiology courses to include 601, 606, 612, 621, 623, 624, 625, 638, 644, and nine (9) hours of Kinesiology electives.

 

All candidates for a degree must complete a thesis or a satisfactory score on the comprehensive examination.

 

HEALTH STUDIES CONCENTRATION

THESIS PROGRAM--Complete thirty (30) hours in an approved combination of health studies courses including six (6) hours of thesis. Health studies courses must include Health Studies 601, 606, 610, 637, 638, and 770.

 

NON-THESIS PROGRAM--Complete a minimum of twenty-seven (27) hours in an approved combination of health studies courses and up to nine (9) hours in an approved related field. Health Studies courses must include Health Studies 601 and 606, 610, 637, and 638.

 

HEALTH PROMOTION AND EXERCISE SCIENCE CONCENTRATION

THESIS PROGRAM--Complete thirty (30) hours of an approved combination of health and kinesiology courses, including six (6) hours of thesis. These courses must include Health Studies 601, 606, 624, 636, 637, and 770; Kinesiology 625, 644, and 638.

 

NON-THESIS PROGRAM--Complete thirty-six (36) hours of an approved combination of health studies and kinesiology courses that include Health Studies 601, 606, 624, 635, 636, and 637; Kinesiology 625, 644, and 638.

 

KINESIOLOGY CONCENTRATION

THESIS PROGRAM--Complete thirty (30) hours in an approved combination of kinesiology courses including six (6) hours of thesis. Courses must include Kinesiology 601, 606, and 770 and three courses in one interest area selected from Adapted Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise and Sport Psychology, Health Studies, Sport Management, or Motor Behavior and at least two courses from each of two other interest areas listed above.

 

NON-THESIS PROGRAM--Complete thirty-six (36) hours with a minimum of twenty-seven (27) hours in an approved combination of kinesiology courses and up to nine (9) hours in a related field. Kinesiology courses must include Kinesiology 601, 606, three courses in one interest area selected from Adapted Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise and Sport Psychology, Health Studies, Sport Management, or Motor Behavior, and at least two courses from each of two other interest areas listed above.

 

Courses linked to interest areas are: Adapted Physical Education-Kinesiology 591, 592, 593, 594; Exercise Physiology Kinesiology 625, 638, 644; Motor Behavior Kinesiology 612, 621; Exercise and Sport Psychology-Kinesiology 623, 624. students requiring a third course in Motor Behavior or Exercise and Sport Psychology will select from Kinesiology 628, 629, 632, 634; Sport Management Kinesiology 693, 695, 697.



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