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

KN532Cultural Humility in Performance, Sport & Exercise Psychology3 hours (core class)
KN534Professional Ethics in Performance, Sport, and Exercise Psychology3 hours (core class)
KN432Positive Psychology3 hours (core class)

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

KN531Applied Sports Psychology 3 hours (core class)
KN447Athlete Mental Health3 hours (core class)
KN533Consulting Theories and Skills3 hours (core class)

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

KN593Internship in Kinesiology3 hours (core class)
KN500Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology and Nutrition3 hours (core class)
KN433Sociocultural Perspectives in Performance, Sport and Exercise Psychology3 hours (recommended class)

Performance, Sports, Exercise Psychology

KN593Internship in Kinesiology 3 hours (core class)
KN491Professional Preparation3 hours (recommended class)
KN434Business Branding in Performance, Sport and Exercise Psychology 3 hours (recommended class)

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