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Kinesiology Department

MA - Kinesiology, Concentration in Sport Management

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 Course6
KIN 250. Fundamentals of Quantitative ResearchGWAR3
KIN 251. Fundamentals of Qualitative ResearchGWAR3
Additional Sport Management Courses15
KIN 280. Advanced Fieldwork in Sport Management1-3
KIN 281. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sport3
KIN 282. Marketing and Social Aspects of Sport3
KIN 283. Management, Leadership and Communication in Sport3
KIN 284. Financial Aspects of Sport3
Culminating Experience3-6
Plan A (Thesis)6
KIN 299. Master's Thesis or Project1-6
Plan B (Non-Thesis)3
KIN 298. Special Studies3

Total Units:30

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