What to Expect

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

Biomechanics

KN 465Biomechanics of the Neuromusculoskeletal Systems3 hours
KN 472Movement Neuroscience3 hours
KN 500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours

Exercise physiology

KN 500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN 545Advanced Exercise Programming and Assessment3 hours
KN 552Human Bioenergetics3 hours

Psychology and promotion of exercise, health and sport behavior

KN 436Health Coaching3 hours
KN 500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN 594Selected Topics in Kinesiology (within concentration)3 hours

Biomechanics

KN 410Aging and the Motor System3 hours
KN 471Biomechanics of Normal and Abnormal Movement3 hours
KN 496/KN 596Special Projects/Independent Research in Kinesiology1-4 hours

Exercise physiology

KN 441Muscle Physiology3 hours
KN 448Modifications in Exercise Programming3 hours
KN 496/KN 596Special Projects/Independent Research in Kinesiology1-4 hours

Psychology and promotion of exercise, health and sport behavior

KN 435Sport Psychology for Individual and Team Performance3 hours
KN 505Qualitative Research in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours
KN 496/KN 596Special Projects/Independent Research in Kinesiology1-4 hours

Biomechanics and Exercise physiology

KN 594Special Topics in Kinesiology (within concentration)3 hours
KN 597/KN 598Special Projects/Independent Research in Kinesiology3-6 hours
Elective course3 hours

Psychology and promotion of exercise, health and sport behavior

KN 591Psychology of Cardiac Rehabilitation3 hours
KN 594/Special Topics in Kinesiology (within concentration)3 hours
KN 597/KN 598Special Projects/Independent Research in Kinesiology3-6 hours

Biomechanics and Exercise physiology

KN 594Special Topics in Kinesiology (within concentration)3 hours
KN 597/KN 598Special Projects/Independent Research in Kinesiology3-6 hours
Elective course3 hours

Psychology and promotion of exercise, health and sport behavior

KN 535Social Bases of Physical Activity3 hours
KN 594/Special Topics in Kinesiology (within concentration)3 hours
KN 597/KN 598Special Projects/Independent Research in Kinesiology3-6 hours

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