Courses

All students in the Master of Science in Kinesiology will complete a common core set of courses. In addition to the core, students will complete a concentration in either Exercise Science, Nutrition in Health Sciences, Physical Education Pedagogy, or Sport Management.

Core Requirements

  

KIN510 Ethics and Philsphy in Kinesolgy

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-A
Bright, Joshua Eric
10/01/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

KIN550 Legal Aspects of Kinesiology

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-B
Hinrichs, Troy
07/21/2020 TTh 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM BUS 125
KIN550-C
Hinrichs, Troy
05/07/2020 Th 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus A016

KIN570 Research Methods

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-A
Sullivan, Sean
09/29/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN570-B
Kim, Jong-Kyung
08/24/2020 T 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN570-A
Kim, Jong-Kyung
01/11/2021 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Health Science Campus

KIN580 Research Project Seminar

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
Sullivan, Sean
01/14/2021 Th 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN580-B
Kim, Jong-Kyung
01/11/2021 W 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus

 

 

Concentrations

 

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations:

  • Exercise Science
  • Nutrition in Health Sciences
  • Physical Education Pedagogy
  • Sport Management

 

Exercise Science

KIN516 Advanced Exercise Physiology

This course that prepares students to better understand clinical exercise physiology, sport physiology, and exercise testing and prescription. Students will understand the bioenergetics, energetics of human movement, lactate metabolism, cardiovascular and pulmonary exercise physiology, and both acute and chronic hormonal responses to exercise. (3 units; Spring)

KIN516-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
01/11/2021 M 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Health Science Campus

KIN526 Musculoskeletal Exercise Intrven

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-C
Cain, Matthew D.
06/29/2020 - Online
KIN526-A
Coburn, Jared W.
08/24/2020 M 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

KIN536 Clinical Exercise Physiology

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

KIN536-A
Kim, Jong-Kyung
08/24/2020 W 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

KIN546 Sports Nutrition

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)

KIN546-F
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/05/2020 - Online
KIN546-D
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/05/2020 T 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Health Science Campus L244
KIN546-E
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/05/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus L244

KIN566 ClnclExercIntrvntn4ChronDisease

This course will prepare students for laboratory based clinical exercise assessments through hands on experience and guided case studies. Focus will be given to cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and pulmonary assessments. This course will discuss the underlying pathology of a variety of metabolic and lifestyle disease with specific emphasis on exercise prescription for the prevention and treat of lifestyle diseases. This course will center on 4 primary domains: 1) Patient/Client Assessment, 2) Exercise Prescription, 3) Program implementation/ongoing support, 4) Leadership and Counseling. (3 units)

KIN566-A
Boyer, William
01/11/2021 Th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus

KIN586 Elctrocardgrphy in Clncl Exrcs

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
01/11/2021 T 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus L240

 


  

Nutrition in Health Sciences

Students must complete either Human Molecular and Medical Nutrition track or, if approved based on undergraduate course work in Nutrition, the General Human Nutrition track.

NFS580 Nutrigenomics

Nutrigenetics elucidates the relationship between human genome, nutrition and health, introducing how nutrients, life pattern, environmental factors influence gene expression and disease risks through epigenetic mechanisms. Prerequisite: NFS 520. (3 units, Fall)

NFS585 Nutrigenomics Research

This practicum course is designed to introduce scientific methods, application, creation in the field of molecular nutrition, including literature review, research hypothesis development, biological technologies, data analysis, writing of scientific research articles, and development of recipe for nutrition supplement or nutrition therapeutic agents. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NFS 580. (3 units; Fall)0‡šÒ

 
Human Molecular and Medical Nutrition Track

NFS520 Nutritional Biochemistry

Biochemistry course with emphasis on energy-yielding macronutrients, including the energetics of metabolism; the structure and metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids; related integration and interrelation of metabolic systems. (3 units; Fall)

NFS520-A
Zheng, Shasha
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

NFS555 Medical Nutrition Therapy I

This course aims to expand student's knowledge on a variety of common pathophysiological conditions and integrate this knowledge with the intervention of clinical nutrition therapies. Students will learn about the basic elements of medical nutritional therapy, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation. Particular emphasis is placed on understanding energy expenditure and body composition and their components, and how these may change during physiological stress or illness. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NFS 520. (3 units; Fall)

NFS555-A
Zheng, Shasha
08/24/2020 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual ONLN

NFS565 Medical Nutrition Therapy II

This course provides an advanced level of understanding of biochemistry, physiology, pathology of human diseases, including liver disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, renal disease, cancers, metabolic disorders, with emphasis on nutrition-related mechanisms, metabolisms, and clinical interventions. Prerequisites: NFS 520 and 555. (3 units; Spring)

NFS575 Advanced Human Nutrition

To provide an understanding of the roles of vitamins and minerals in nutrition from biochemical, clinical, and physiological perspectives. Topics include: micronutrient sources; digestion and absorption; bioavailability; homeostasis; functions throughout the lifecycle including roles in promotion of health and prevention of disease; and deficiency and toxicity states. Additional concepts will include micronutrient fortification and supplementation, dietary reference intakes, body composition, gene-diet interactions, and the social and biological determinants of micronutrient status. Prerequisite: NFS 520. (3 units; Spring)

  

General Human Nutrition Track

Students must be approved by the department to complete this track.

HSC555 Public Health Leadership

This course introduces leadership theories and principles and how they can be applied to public health. Students are introduced to different leadership styles and practices in preparatin for leadership and management roles in the field of public health. Through leadership analysis and case studies students will become familiar with leadership skills and competencies as well as applications in the diverse settings of public health. (3 units; Spring)

HSC555-A
Fletcher, Wayne L.
01/04/2021 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus

HSC575 Adv Methodology in Health Educ

This course reviews various approaches to health promotion and disease prevention intervention strategies. The course is intended to be practical in nature, focusing on the logistics of intervention development and delivery and how these might vary across settings, behaviors, strategies/theories, and populations. Examples of intervention creation, delivery and effectiveness will be provided and the practical considerations necessary to produce, deliver, monitor, and disseminate an intervention with demonstrated effectiveness will be emphasized. (3 units; Summer)

HSC575-A
Wigginton, Melissa L.
05/04/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus L247

KIN546 Sports Nutrition

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)

KIN546-F
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/05/2020 - Online
KIN546-D
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/05/2020 T 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Health Science Campus L244
KIN546-E
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/05/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus L244

KIN566 ClnclExercIntrvntn4ChronDisease

This course will prepare students for laboratory based clinical exercise assessments through hands on experience and guided case studies. Focus will be given to cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and pulmonary assessments. This course will discuss the underlying pathology of a variety of metabolic and lifestyle disease with specific emphasis on exercise prescription for the prevention and treat of lifestyle diseases. This course will center on 4 primary domains: 1) Patient/Client Assessment, 2) Exercise Prescription, 3) Program implementation/ongoing support, 4) Leadership and Counseling. (3 units)

KIN566-A
Boyer, William
01/11/2021 Th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus

 


 

Physical Education Pedagogy 

KIN500 Leadership in Kinesiology

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
05/12/2020 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A015

KIN501 Applied Pedagogy in Phys Educ

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)

KIN501-A
Hauck, Lauri M.
01/11/2021 M 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

KIN560 School Health Education

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)

 

Choose one of the following courses:

EDU514 Secondary Methods

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: Credential Program Acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisites: EDU 509 and 511. (3 units; As offered))

EDU514-A
Smith, Dawn M
05/11/2020 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B111
EDU514-B
Murcray, Theodore
08/24/2020 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU514-A
Murcray, Theodore
08/24/2020 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU514-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center
EDU514-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

EDU522 Curriculum Theory and Developmnt

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
Themm, Mandy Lynn
05/11/2020 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B218
EDU522-B
Heyman, James R.
08/24/2020 - Online
EDU522-A
Parker, Jonathan K
08/24/2020 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU522-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

 

Choose one of the following courses: 

EDU515 Reading-Writing in Content Area

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. Prerequisites: Credential Program Acceptance, EDU 509, 511, and 514. (3 units; As offered)

EDU515-A
Hansen, Darel
05/11/2020 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B218
EDU515-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
08/24/2020 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU515-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center

EDU521 Theories of Learning and Teachng

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

 

Choose one of the following courses:

EDU518 Classroom Management and Ethics

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: Credential Program Acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EDU 509. (3 units; As offered)

EDU518-A
Meyer, Stacy Lynn
05/11/2020 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU518-B
Meyer, Stacy Lynn
05/11/2020 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU518-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
08/24/2020 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU518-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
08/24/2020 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU518-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center
EDU518-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU518-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

EDU542 Models of Teaching and Learning

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
Timmons, Rachel E.
08/24/2020 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU542-B
Heyman, James R.
01/11/2021 - Online
EDU542-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

 


 

Sport Management 

KIN500 Leadership in Kinesiology

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
05/12/2020 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A015

KIN515 Managing Sport Programs

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
08/25/2020 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN515-B
Sullivan, Sean
08/24/2020 M 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

KIN535 Event and Facility Management

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
06/16/2020 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A014

KIN545 Sport Marketing and Promotion

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)

KIN545-A
Steward, Sean C
01/12/2021 T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus

KIN565 Economics of Sport

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)

KIN565-A
Fenex, Bart L.
03/23/2021 TTh 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus
KIN565-B
Fenex, Bart L.
01/13/2021 W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Health Science Campus

KIN575 Media and Public Relatns in Sprt

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
05/11/2020 - Online

 Thesis or Comprehensive Exam Requirement 

 

Students must complete the comprehensive exam or thesis sequence for their declared concentration.

 

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.
08/14/2020 F 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
11/20/2020 F 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN594-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
04/16/2021 F 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Health Science Campus A013

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. Prerequisite: Permission of the Program Director or Department Chair. (3 units; Fall/Spring/ Summer)

KIN585-A
Pearson, David J.
05/11/2020 T 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Health Science Campus A006
KIN585-A
Pearson, David J.
08/24/2020 Th 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN585-A
Kim, Jong-Kyung
01/11/2021 M 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor OFFC

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 fulfill the examination requirement. Prerequisites KIN 570, 580, and department chair permission. (3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer)

KIN598-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
05/11/2020 T 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Instructor OFFC
KIN598-A
Kim, Jong-Kyung
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN598-B
Gillum, Trevor L.
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN598-C
Boyer, William
08/24/2020 - CBU Virtual SYNC
KIN598-A
Gillum, Trevor L.
01/11/2021 - Instructor OFFC

 

*Students who have declared the Physical Education Pedagogy Concentration can take 3 units of approved electives in lieu of KIN 585.