Master of Science in Kinesiology (Emphasis in Adapted Physical Activity)

Total Semester Credit Hours Required

There are 3 program options the student can select:

  1. course-work only (30 semester credit hours)
  2. professional paper or project (36 semester credit hours)
  3. thesis option (36 semester credit hours)

Thesis Option (30 semester credit hours)

Kinesiology Core6
Methods of Research
Applied Statistical Principles
Adapted Physical Activity Emphasis (Select 18 sch in consultation with advisor)18
Growth and Perceptual Motor Development for Individuals with Low Incidence Disabilities
Pedagogy I: Behavior Management in APE Environments
Pedagogy III: APA and the APENS Theory to Practice
Assessment in Adapted Physical Education
Pedagogy II: Instructional Strategies in APE Environments
APA II: Disability Sport and Fitness
APA I: Disability Sport and Fitness Populations
Culminating Experence
KINS 5983Thesis3
KINS 5993Thesis3
Total SCHs30

 Professional Project (36 semester credit hours) 

Kinesiology Core6
Methods of Research
Applied Statistical Principles
Adapted Physical Activity Emphasis (select 24 sch in consultation with advisor)24
Growth and Perceptual Motor Development for Individuals with Low Incidence Disabilities
Pedagogy I: Behavior Management in APE Environments
Pedagogy III: APA and the APENS Theory to Practice
Assessment in Adapted Physical Education
Pedagogy II: Instructional Strategies in APE Environments
APA II: Disability Sport and Fitness
APA I: Disability Sport and Fitness Populations
Professional Affiliation
Electives6
Students with the advice of the faculty can select 6 sch of electives. These courses can be within or outside the department. Most students choose to take courses from the Special Education department.
Total SCHs36