Kinesiology Department

MA - Kinesiology, Concentration in Sport Studies

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 Sports Studies Courses6
KIN 264. Sport Sociology3
KIN 267. Advanced Sport Psychology3
Electives determined based on a student's background, interests, and career goals
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.