Kinesiology

College of Allied Health

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.

Core Courses (15 units)

KIN510 Ethics & Philosophy in Kinesolgy

KIN510 Ethics & Philosophy 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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN510-A A Bright, Joshua Eric 10/07/2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
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KIN550 Legal Aspects of Kinesiology

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN550-A A Hinrichs, Troy 09/02/2014 Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Instructor
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KIN570 Research Methods

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN570-B B Gillum, Trevor L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM James Complex
060
Fall 2014 KIN570-A A Black, Laurie E. 10/09/2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sch Business Building
251
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KIN580 Research Project Seminar

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 KIN580-A A Black, Laurie E. 01/07/2015 Array Array - Array Online
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Spring 2015 KIN580-B B Gillum, Trevor L. 01/07/2015 Array Array - Array Online
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Concentration Requirements

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

Exercise Science Concentration

KIN526 Musculoskeletal Exercise Intrven

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN526-A A Coburn, Jared W. 09/02/2014 Monday 5:00 PM - 7:55 PM James Complex
036
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KIN536 Clinical Exercise Physiology

KIN536 Clinical Exercise Physiology

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN536-A A Black, Laurie E. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
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KIN556 Movmnt Interv for Chrnc Disease

KIN556 Movmnt Interv for Chrnc Disease

This course examines the role of aerobic exercicse in the prevention of rehabilitation of clients with various chronic diseases. Concepts in pathphysiology, disease etiology, and exercies interventions are discussed. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 KIN556-A A Black, Laurie E. 01/07/2015 Tuesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA
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KIN576 Clncl Exercise Testing & Prscrpt

KIN576 Clncl Exercise Testing & Prscrpt

This course involves the study of the theoretical bases for exercise testing and the practical procedures used in pre-exercise screening and exercise testing. Students will learn how to interpret information from pre-exercise screeening and apply this to the selection of appropriate exercise protocols. Evaluation of results from various exercise test protocols will be emphasized using a case-study approach. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 KIN576-A A Gillum, Trevor L. 01/07/2015 Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM James Complex
036
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KIN586 Elctrocardgrphy in Clncl Exrcs

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)

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Physical Education Pedagogy Concentration

KIN500 Leadership in Kinesiology

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN500-A A Sullivan, Sean 10/09/2014 Monday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor
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KIN501 Applied Pedagogy in Phys Educ

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)

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KIN560 School Health Education

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)

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EDL522 Curriculum Theory & Development

EDL522 Curriculum Theory & Development

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. Cross-listed with EDU 522. (3 units)

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EDU514 Secondary Methods

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: Education Committee Acceptance. (3 units) ally fr9É¡

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 EDU514-A A Walters, Keith A 09/02/2014 Thursday 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center
B112
Spring 2015 EDU514-A A Walters, Keith A 01/07/2015 Monday 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 EDU514-B B STAFF, STAFF 01/07/2015 Monday 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA
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EDU515 Reading/Writing in Content Area

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. Prerequisite: Education Committee Acceptance. (3 units)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 EDU515-A A Cockerham, Barbara 09/02/2014 Thursday 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
B218
Spring 2015 EDU515-A A Cockerham, Barbara 01/07/2015 Wednesday 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 EDU515-B B Cockerham, Barbara 01/07/2015 Wednesday 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA
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EDU521 Theories of Learning & Teaching

EDU521 Theories of Learning & Teaching

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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EDU542 Models of Teaching & Learning

EDU542 Models of Teaching & 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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 EDU542-A A Timmons, Rachel E. 09/02/2014 Thursday 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
B259
Spring 2015 EDU542-A A Timmons, Rachel E. 01/07/2015 Thursday 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 EDU542-B B Timmons, Rachel E. 01/07/2015 Tuesday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM TBA
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Spring 2015 EDU542-C C Heyman, James R. 01/07/2015 Array Array - Array Online
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SPE518 Classroom Management & Disciplin

SPE518 Classroom Management & Disciplin

This course is a study of the techniques, procedures and discipline models that can help make the difficult tasks of managing and disciplining much easier.Students will learn how to establish and maintain a classroom environment where positive behavior support is practiced. The classroom will be free from coercion and punishment. Interventions will be positive, proactive, and respectful of students. The course will also examine classroom discipline dimension: teacher responses to inappropriate behavior, the differences between emergency interventions, on-going positive behavioral support, and age-appropriate least intrusive strategies. Students will evaluate a variety of behavior management methods including functional analysis assessment. They will design their own behavior plan based on functional behavior analysis. The course will aid special education and mainstream education teachers in maximizing educational experiences for all students, including those with serious behavior disorders. Ten (10) hours of fieldwork required. Required for both Multiple Subjects and Single Subject Credentials. Cross-listed as EDU 440. Prerequisite courses: EDU300, EDU302 or equivalent, and ETC 505. (3 units)

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Students in the physical education emphasis will work with the program director to develop a program plan based upon prior coursework and academic interest.

Sport Management Concentration

KIN500 Leadership in Kinesiology

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN500-A A Sullivan, Sean 10/09/2014 Monday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Instructor
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KIN515 Managing Sport Programs

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN515-A A Sullivan, Sean 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sch Business Building
251
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KIN535 Event & Facility Management

KIN535 Event & 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)

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KIN545 Sport Marketing and Promotion

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 KIN545-A A Steward, Sean C 01/13/2015 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex
036
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KIN565 Economics of Sport

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 KIN565-A A Fenex, Bart L. 03/24/2015 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex
036
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KIN575 Media & Public Relatns in Sport

KIN575 Media & Public Relatns in Sport

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)

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Thesis/Comprehensive Exam Requirement (3-4 units)

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

Exercise Science and Sport Management Thesis/Exam Requirement

KIN 594 Comprehensive Examination & KIN 585 Field Experience I

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KIN 598 Thesis

Physical Education Thesis/Exam Requirement

KIN 594 Comprehensive Examination and 3.0 units of approved electives. Approved electives include any graduate degree applicable course in kinesiology or education not previously applied to degree requirement.

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KIN 598 Thesis

KIN594 Comprehensive Examination

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN594-A A Sullivan, Sean 11/21/2014 Friday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Yeager Center
B113
Spring 2015 KIN594-A A Gillum, Trevor L. 04/17/2015 Friday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Yeager Center
B113
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KIN585 Field Experience I

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN585-A A Pearson, David J. 09/02/2014 Thursday 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM Building 36
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Fall 2014 KIN585-B B Gillum, Trevor L. 09/02/2014 Thursday 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Instructor
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Spring 2015 KIN585-A A Pearson, David J. 01/07/2015 Thursday 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM James Complex
036
Spring 2015 KIN585-B B Gillum, Trevor L. 01/07/2015 Monday 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Instructor
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KIN598 Thesis

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

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2015 KIN598-A A Gillum, Trevor L. 01/07/2015 Array Array - Array Instructor
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