Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

96 semester credit hours, including semester credit hours from master’s level work, and 6 semester credit hours for dissertation.

Required Courses

6 semester credit hours

Major/Emphasis

21-36 semester credit hours, depending on area of study.

Minor/Related Area

Optional, number of semester credit hours variable.

Special Requirements

At least nine semester credit hours of course work should be taken outside the department.

Research Tools

The student in consultation with the advisory committee will determine 12 semester credit hours of research tools.

Qualifying Examination

The exam is comprised of four written sections over selected areas of the student’s emphases and an oral section. May be repeated once.

Final Examination

Oral examination conducted by the Dissertation Committee over the candidate’s research after the dissertation is completed. May be repeated at the discretion of the committee.

Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology Program of Study (96 semester credit hours)

Required Courses (16 SCH)
KINS 5033Applied Statistical Principles3
KINS 6043Statistical Inference3
KINS 6143Research Design in Kinesiology3
KINS 6811Advanced Research in Kinesiology1
KINS 6983Dissertation (I)3
KINS 6993Dissertation (II)3
Emphasis Area21-30
Select 21-30 semester credit hours from the following (depending on emphasis area):
The Sport Industry
Sport Promotion and Publicity
Financing the Sport Enterprise
Legal Issues in Sport
Sport Media and Stakeholder Relations
Sport Sales, Sponsorship, and Fundraising
Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion
Advanced Exercise Physiology
Graded Exercise Testing
Hormonal Responses during Exercise
Growth and Perceptual Motor Development
Cardiovascular Response to Exercise
Exercise Evaluation and Prescription
Sport in American Society
Learning and Teaching Styles in Physical Education and Sport
Enhancing Behavior and Performance in Adapted Physical Activity
Adapted Physical Activity and the APENS: From Theory to Practice
Assessment in Adapted Physical Education
Pedagogy in Adapted Physical Education
Disability and Sport
Exercise Programming for Special Populations
Research Seminar in Sport Management
Research Seminar in Sport Promotion and Sponsorship
Research Seminar in Electronic Sport Information
Advanced Biomechanics
Biomechanical Analysis I: Motion Analysis
Biomechanical Analysis II : Data Acquisition and Instrumentation
Advanced Research in Kinesiology
Practicum: Appraisal in Adapted Physical Education (Practicum: Appraisal in Adapted Physical Education)
Related Studies or Minor Area15-24
Nine semester credit hours must be taken outside the Department of Kinesiology
Research Tools12
Student in consultation with advisory committee will determine appropriate course work.