What to Expect

Thinking about joining our program? Find out what you can expect as a student at UIC.

Biomechanics

KN500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN472Movement Neuroscience3 hours
HN594Cells to Community1 hour
ElectivesChosen in consultation with advisorvariable

Exercise Physiology

KN500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN545Advanced Exercise Programming and Assessment3 hours
HN594Cells to Community1 hour
ElectivesChosen in consultation with advisorvariable

Psychology of Exercise

KN500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN511Intervention Design and Evaluation in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN594Cells to Community1 hour
ElectivesChosen in consulation with advisorvariable

Performance, Sports, Exercise Psychology

KN432Foundations of Positive Psychology3 hours
KN500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN491Professional Preparation3 hours

Biomechanics

KN410Aging and the Motor System3 hours
KN 561Biomechanics of Human Locomotion3 hours
ElectivesChosen in consultation with advisorvariable

Exercise Physiology

KN550Applied Exercise Physiology3 hours
ElectivesChosen in consultation with advisorvariable

Psychology of Exercise

KN521Physical Activity Interventions in Diverse Populations3 hours
ElectivesChosen in consultation with advisorvariable

Performance, Sports, Exercise Psychology

KN533Consulting Theories and Skills3 hours
KN534Professional Ethics in Performance, Sport and Exercise Psychology 3 hours
KN532Cultural Humility in Performance, Sport & Exercise Psychology3 hours

Biomechanics

KN571Biomechanics of Normal and Abnormal Movement 3 hours
ElectivesChosen in consulation with advisorvariable

Exercise Physiology and Psychology of Exercise

ElectivesChosen in consultation with advisorvariable

Performance, Sports, Exercise Psychology

KN447Mental Health for Athletes and Performers3 hours
KN585Practicum in Health, Exercise and Sport Behavior Applications3-6 hours
KN435Sports Psychology for individual and Team Performance3 hours

Performance, Sports, Exercise Psychology

KN593Internship in Kinesiology 3 hours
KN496Special Projects in Kinesiology1-3 hours
KN434Business Branding in Performance, Sport and Exercise Psychology 3 hours

All concentrations

ElectivesChosen in consultation with advisorvariable

Reminders

  • Apply for graduation through my.UIC by Friday of week three

Thesis students

  • Submit Committee Recommendation Form at least three weeks before thesis defense
  • Approved thesis due by Friday of Week 10 (Dates vary by semester; check program office for exact deadline)

Project students

  •  Masters’ Project Certificate of Approval due by Friday of finals week