Dec 07, 2021  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog

Kinesiology and Health, Health Emphasis, M.S.


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Plan A (Thesis)

The Plan A option of the Master of Science degree in the area of HLED is designed to prepare student for careers in public and community health settings. All students complete a series of general required courses and a concentration of courses in the area of HLED.

The HLED area of emphasis involves a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours of coursework, a thesis, and a final oral examination. At least twenty-one (21) credit hours of coursework is required from the Division of Kinesiology and Health (i.e., HLED and KIN courses), which includes the ten (10) hours of general required courses.

General Required Courses (10 Credits)


May substitute STAT 5060, STAT 5070  or STAT 5080 ; or EDRE 5640  or EDRE 5660 . Decision made in conjunction with advisor.

Specialized Required Courses (9-15 Credits)


Coursework will include three to five courses (9-15 hours). Your advisor will identify courses to be taken.

Elective Courses (Minimum 6 Credits)


Students are encouraged to complete at least one of their elective course selections from outside the Division of Kinesiology and Health. All elective course decisions must be made in conjunction with your advisor.

Contributions of Independent Study, Practicum, and 4000 Level Coursework to M.S. Degree Program

  1. Independent Study Coursework: Maximum of 3-credit hours of Individual Problems (HLED 5097 /KIN 5097 ) or Special Problems (HLED 5587/KIN 5587  may contribute to the 21 credit hours from the Division of Kinesiology and Health.
  2. Practicum Coursework: Maximum of 3-credit hours of Practicum in College Teaching (HLED 5900 ) may contribute to the 21 credit hours from the Division of Kinesiology and Health.
  3. 4000 Level Coursework: Maximum of two 4000 level courses (3 or 4 credit hours each) may contribute to the 21 credit hours from the Division of Kinesiology and Health.

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