Kinesiology Department

MA - Kinesiology, Concentration in Exercise Physiology

Course Requirements

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
At SJSU, students must pass the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR). For information on the GWAR, please see
Requirements of the Masters30
Required Courses6
KIN 250. Fundamentals of Quantitative ResearchGWAR3
KIN 251. Fundamentals of Qualitative ResearchGWAR3
Exercise Physiology Courses9
KIN 255. Advanced Exercise Physiology3
KIN 256. Environmental Exercise Physiology3
KIN 285. Internship in Kinesiology1-3
Electives determined based on a student's background, interests, and career goals
Culminating Experience6
Plan A (Thesis)6
KIN 299. Master's Thesis or Project1-6
3 units KIN 299 in each of two consecutive semesters
Oral Defense
Plan B (Project)3
KIN 298. Special Studies3
3 additional units of electives selected in consultation with graduate advisor
Oral Defense

Total Units:30

Both Plan A (Thesis) and Plan B (Project) require a final oral defense.