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2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology and Health, M.S.


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Master of Science, Plan B, is designed for students who are seeking a terminal degree in Kinesiology and Health. This option is not designed for students seeking to pursue a doctoral degree at the completion of the Master of Science degree.

Plan B (Paper and Experiential Learning Option)

The Plan B option of the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health is designed to prepare students who are seeking a terminal degree. This option is not designed for students seeking to pursue a doctoral degree at the completion of the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health.

This program involves a minimum of thirty (30) total credit hours of coursework and a culminating paper or case study presentation (experiential learning option) that is developed on a topic selected by the student in conjunction with her or his graduate faculty advisor. The process for composing the culminating paper or case study includes the development of a prospectus and final presentation of the paper or case study. Students who elect the experiential learning option will also be required to complete three (3) credits of KIN 5990 - Internship  . At least twenty-four (24) credit hours of coursework is required from the Division of Kinesiology and Health (i.e., HLED and KIN courses), which includes the nine (9) hours of general required courses.

General Required Courses (10 Credits)


May substitute STAT 5060, STAT 5070 , STAT 5080  , EDRE 5600  or EDRE 5640 . Decision made in conjunction with the advisor.

Elective Kinesiology and Health Courses (Minimum of 15 Credits)


Elective Courses (Minimum of 6 Credits)


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

Contributions of Coursework to M.S. Degree Program

  • Investigation in Kinesiology and Health: Maximum of 3 credit hours of Investigation in Kinesiology and Health (KIN 5080 ) may contribute to the 24 credit hours from the Division of Kinesiology and Health and the 30 total credit hours.
  • Thesis Research: No credit hours of Thesis Research (KIN 5960 ) may contribute to the Plan B Degree Program.
  • 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 24 credit hours from the Division of Kinesiology and Health and the 30 total credit hours.
  • Practicum/Internship Coursework: Maximum of 3-credit hours of Practicum in College Teaching (HLED 5900  /KIN 5900 )  or KIN 5990 - Internship  may contribute to the 24 credit hours from the Division of Kinesiology and Health and the 30 total credit hours.
  • 4000 Level Coursework: Maximum of two 4000 level courses (3 or 4 credit hours each) may contribute to the 24 credit hours from the Division of Kinesiology and Health and the 30 total credit hours.

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