Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology
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.
6 semester credit hours
21-36 semester credit hours, depending on area of study.
Optional, number of semester credit hours variable.
At least nine semester credit hours of course work should be taken outside the department.
The student in consultation with the advisory committee will determine 12 semester credit hours of research tools.
The exam is comprised of four written sections over selected areas of the student’s emphases and an oral section. May be repeated once.
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 5033||Applied Statistical Principles||3|
|KINS 6043||Statistical Inference||3|
|KINS 6143||Research Design in Kinesiology||3|
|KINS 6811||Advanced Research in Kinesiology||1|
|KINS 6983||Dissertation (I)||3|
|KINS 6993||Dissertation (II)||3|
|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|
|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 Area||15-24|
Nine semester credit hours must be taken outside the Department of Kinesiology
Student in consultation with advisory committee will determine appropriate course work.