Course Requirements

All students in the Master of Science in Kinesiology will complete fifteen (15) units of core courses. Upon completing the core, students will follow an eighteen (18) unit concentration in either sport management, physical education, or exercise science.

The following curriculum and course sequence is based on fall or spring starts per program:

Core Requirements (12 units)

KIN510 Ethics & Philosophy in Kinesolgy
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This course studies contemporary and historical value systems in sport and the role of ethical leadership. Current ethical issues in modern sport and physical education are examined.(3 units)

KIN510-B
Bright, Joshua Eric
10/12/2017 Th 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
KIN510-A
Bright, Joshua Eric
10/12/2017 Th 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

KIN550 Legal Aspects of Kinesiology
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This course provides an understanding of the American legal system and its response to sport related disputes. Material includes legal terminology, liability, risk management, personnel issues, Title IX, and various issues facing today's teachers, coaches and athletic administrators. (3 units)

KIN550-A
Fields, Richard T.
06/20/2017 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus L248
KIN550-B
Hinrichs, Troy
05/10/2017 W 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus A014

KIN570 Research Methods
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This course provides an introduction to research methods designed to acquaint the student with reading and analyzing literature. Material will include basic statistics, quantitative and qualitative research methods.(3 units)

KIN570-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 T 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Health Science Campus
KIN570-B
Kim, Jong-Kyung
09/05/2017 T 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus L243
KIN570-A
Sullivan, Sean
10/10/2017 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus L244

KIN580 Research Project Seminar
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This course provides the student with the opportunity to complete an original research project of either quantitative or qualitative design. Designed to deepen the student's knowledge in an area of professional interest. (3 units)

KIN580-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
09/05/2017 - Online

Exercise Science

KIN526 Musculoskeletal Exercise Intrven
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This course examines the use of resistance and strength training in exercise programs. Topics include treatment of selected neuromuscular, orthopedic, and musculoskeletal diseases and dysfunction, as well as improvement of performance through musculoskeletal exercise. (3 units; Fall)

KIN526-A
Coburn, Jared W.
05/08/2017 M 5:00 PM - 7:55 PM Health Science Campus A014
KIN526-A
Coburn, Jared W.
09/05/2017 M 5:00 PM - 7:55 PM Health Science Campus L243

KIN536 Clinical Exercise Physiology
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This course is an advanced study of human physiological adaptations to exercies. Emphasis is placed on energy metabolism, energetics, and exercise training techniques. Clinical application of current research findings is stressed.(3 units; Fall)

KIN536-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 W 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Health Science Campus
KIN536-A
Kim, Jong-Kyung
09/05/2017 W 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus L243

KIN546 Sports Nutrition
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This course provides a foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics. These foundational principles will be used in constructing sound nutritional recommendations as they apply to human physical activity and sports medicine. Current research concerning pharmacologic and nutritional ergogenic aids, disordered eating, fluid balance and thermoregulation, and body composition will be discussed. (3 units)

KIN586 Elctrocardgrphy in Clncl Exrcs
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This course prepares students for clinical interpretation of electrocardiograpy (EKG) in the rehabilitation, medical and exercise performance environments. Laboratory experiences are included that provide an understanding of EKG readings during health and exercise related activities. (3 units; Summer)

KIN586-A
Kim, Jong-Kyung
05/08/2017 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus L240

KIN 516 Advanced Exercise Physiology

KIN 566 Clinical Exercise Intervention for Chronic Disease

Physical Education Pedagogy

KIN500 Leadership in Kinesiology
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This course covers the historical and philosophical roles of sport programs in education. Leadership theory will be applied to various physical activity roles within K-12 and higher education settings. (3 units)

KIN500-A
Sullivan, Sean
05/09/2017 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A015

KIN501 Applied Pedagogy in Phys Educ
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This course is designed to improve teaching effectiveness by covering curricular, classroom management, assessment, and physical development issues for students of all ages. (3 units)

KIN560 School Health Education
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School health education, drug and tobacco education, family living, community health, and safety education are mixed with teaching philosophy and current research to prepare the physical education teacher to teach health. Approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to meet requirements for the professional clear credential. (3 units)

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EDU514 Secondary Methods
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This course examines various research-based instructional techniques, planning strategies, methods, and assessment practices for the secondary schools, both public and private. Twenty (20) hours of structured observation is required, equally divided between the middle school and high school classroom. This course will introduce the California TPA process. Prerequisite: Education Committee Acceptance. (3 units) ally fr9É¡

EDU514-A
Smith, Sarah Michelle
05/08/2017 M 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU514-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU514-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA
EDU514-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

EDU522 Curriculum Theory & Development
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This course is an overview of curriculum from the societal level to the classroom level and the experiences of the learner. Provides opportunity to explore development of the school curricula, K-12; to examine philosophical bases for curriculum development; and to investigate procedures for organizing the curriculum for effective learning. (3 units)

EDU522-A
Walters, Keith A
05/08/2017 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU522-C
Heyman, James R.
09/05/2017 - Online
EDU522-A
Parker, Jonathan K
09/05/2017 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU522-B
Parker, Jonathan K
09/05/2017 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU522-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
EDU522-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

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EDU515 Reading/Writing in Content Area
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Focusing on the attainment of skills as a teacher of literacy, this course requires students to demonstrate content reading and writing competencies, such as determining levels of reading achievement, applying readability formulas, evaluating textbooks, and developing strategies for vocabulary, critical thinking, and comprehension. Focus is placed on the preparation of lessons which integrate language arts standards with other content standards and provide for differentiated instruction for diverse students including English learners. Twenty (20) hours of fieldwork required. Prerequisite: Education Committee Acceptance. (3 units)

EDU515-A
Flionis, Keira Lynne
05/08/2017 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU515-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/05/2017 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU515-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/05/2017 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B111
EDU515-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA

EDU521 Theories of Learning & Teaching
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Examination of principles of teaching that can be derived from psychological theories and research, including behavioral, cognitive, and social theories. (3 units)

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EDU518 Classroom Management & Ethics
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This course explores the context and best practices of teacher ethics and classroom management. The course equips students to navigate the implicit and explicit ethical dilemmas inherent in the routine decisions teachers make every school day in a manner consistent with the profession’s code of ethics. The course also equips students with a variety of classroom management and discipline strategies and techniques to optimize the learning environment for all students. Ten hours of fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Education Committee Acceptance. (3 units)

EDU518-C
Cordes, David J.
05/08/2017 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU518-A
Cordes, David J.
05/08/2017 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU518-B
Cordes, David J.
05/08/2017 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU518-D
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/05/2017 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B112
EDU518-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B112
EDU518-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU518-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/05/2017 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B220
EDU518-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA
EDU518-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

EDU542 Models of Teaching & Learning
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Students explore varied strategies of instruction from four families of teaching models: behavioral, social, personal, and information processing. Students will identify and study sixteen unique models of teaching, which provide the student with a wide repertoire of teaching models for classroom practice. Students examine relationships among theories of learning and instruction as well as various instructional alternatives. Prerequisite: EDU 300, EDU 302, and teaching experience or permission of the instructor. (3 units)

EDU542-A
Pike, Rosenda A
05/08/2017 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU542-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU542-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 - Online
EDU542-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2018 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

Sports Management

KIN500 Leadership in Kinesiology
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This course covers the historical and philosophical roles of sport programs in education. Leadership theory will be applied to various physical activity roles within K-12 and higher education settings. (3 units)

KIN500-A
Sullivan, Sean
05/09/2017 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A015

KIN515 Managing Sport Programs
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This course covers various management issues including policy development and implementation, management style and philosophy, and human resource issues. Also covered will be the interaction of sport managers with governing boards, administrators, and constituents. (3 units)

KIN515-A
Steward, Sean C
09/05/2017 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus L249

KIN535 Event & Facility Management
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This course will encompass a thorough conception of the planning and management of various athletic events and facilities. Class will periodically attend events outside of normal class hours, including weekends.(3 units)

KIN535-A
Steward, Sean C
07/25/2017 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A014

KIN545 Sport Marketing and Promotion
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This course covers a variety of promotional and marketing strategies for sport programs and facilities ranging from high school athletics through professional sports.(3 units)

KIN565 Economics of Sport
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This course provides an introduction to the economic principles that influence athletic and sport organizations. Topics discussed include monopoly, economic impact analysis, budget preparation and related topics. (3 units)

KIN575 Media & Public Relatns in Sport
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This course examines media and public relations in sport. Different types of media, technology and alternative marketing and communication channels will be explored. (3 units; Summer, As Offered)

KIN575-A
Winter, Natalie A
05/08/2017 - Online

Thesis/Comprehensive Exam Requirement (3-4 units)

Exercise Science

KIN585 Field Experience I
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Internship experience designed to provide the students with practical knowledge of sport related careers. Internship sites and duties are arranged by the student with the assistance and approval of the faculty advisor.(3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN585-A
Pearson, David J.
05/08/2017 T 5:00 PM - 5:25 PM Health Science Campus A006
KIN585-B
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/08/2017 M 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN585-B
Gillum, Trevor L.
09/05/2017 - Instructor OFFC
KIN585-A
Pearson, David J.
09/05/2017 Th 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM Health Science Campus A015

KIN594 Comprehensive Examination
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Required for students wishing to take a comprehensive examination to complete degree requirements for a Master of Science in Kinesiology. The course is not repeatable for credit. Students may retake the course once if the final examination is unsuccessful. Prerequisites: KIN 570 and program director permission. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
08/11/2017 F 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
12/02/2017 F 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Health Science Campus A016

OR

KIN598 Thesis
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This course provides an extended research experience for the student. Under the direction of a faculty chair and thesis committee, the student will conduct further empirical research after completing KIN 580 through the preparation and defense of a thesis. In the event that the student does not successfully defend by the end of the course, the student will retake the course the next semester that it is offered. If the thesis defense is not successful after two attempts, the student will meet with the program director and enroll in the comprehensive examination to fufill the examination requirement. Prerequisites KIN 570, 580, and department chair permission. (3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN598-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/08/2017 T 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Instructor OFFC

Physical Education 

KIN594 Comprehensive Examination
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Required for students wishing to take a comprehensive examination to complete degree requirements for a Master of Science in Kinesiology. The course is not repeatable for credit. Students may retake the course once if the final examination is unsuccessful. Prerequisites: KIN 570 and program director permission. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
08/11/2017 F 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
12/02/2017 F 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Health Science Campus A016

and 3 units of approved electives

OR

KIN598 Thesis
+

This course provides an extended research experience for the student. Under the direction of a faculty chair and thesis committee, the student will conduct further empirical research after completing KIN 580 through the preparation and defense of a thesis. In the event that the student does not successfully defend by the end of the course, the student will retake the course the next semester that it is offered. If the thesis defense is not successful after two attempts, the student will meet with the program director and enroll in the comprehensive examination to fufill the examination requirement. Prerequisites KIN 570, 580, and department chair permission. (3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN598-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/08/2017 T 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Instructor OFFC

Sports Management

KIN585 Field Experience I
+

Internship experience designed to provide the students with practical knowledge of sport related careers. Internship sites and duties are arranged by the student with the assistance and approval of the faculty advisor.(3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN585-A
Pearson, David J.
05/08/2017 T 5:00 PM - 5:25 PM Health Science Campus A006
KIN585-B
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/08/2017 M 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN585-B
Gillum, Trevor L.
09/05/2017 - Instructor OFFC
KIN585-A
Pearson, David J.
09/05/2017 Th 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM Health Science Campus A015

KIN594 Comprehensive Examination
+

Required for students wishing to take a comprehensive examination to complete degree requirements for a Master of Science in Kinesiology. The course is not repeatable for credit. Students may retake the course once if the final examination is unsuccessful. Prerequisites: KIN 570 and program director permission. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
08/11/2017 F 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
12/02/2017 F 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Health Science Campus A016

OR

KIN598 Thesis
+

This course provides an extended research experience for the student. Under the direction of a faculty chair and thesis committee, the student will conduct further empirical research after completing KIN 580 through the preparation and defense of a thesis. In the event that the student does not successfully defend by the end of the course, the student will retake the course the next semester that it is offered. If the thesis defense is not successful after two attempts, the student will meet with the program director and enroll in the comprehensive examination to fufill the examination requirement. Prerequisites KIN 570, 580, and department chair permission. (3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN598-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/08/2017 T 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Instructor OFFC