KINESIOL 4RR6A/B & KINESIOL 4RR9A/B: Thesis
The Department of Kinesiology provides a research-intensive environment that offers a unique opportunity for students in Kinesiology to both participate in, and contribute to the research of the faculty. Students participate in research while earning credits towards their degree through the 6-unit or 9-unit Senior Thesis course. KINESIOL 4RR6/4RR9 are two-term inquiry courses that provides students an opportunity to conduct original research by collecting data and acquiring laboratory skills under the supervision of a full-time faculty member or Associate Member of the Department.
The project involves developing a research proposal, a literature review, design of methodology, data collection and analysis, a research report appropriate to the sub-discipline, and an oral presentation with an approximate time commitment of 8-10 hours weekly.
The project involves developing a research proposal, a literature review, design of methodology, data collection and analysis, a research report appropriate to the sub-discipline, and an oral presentation with an approximate time commitment of 12-15 hours weekly.
Upon successful completion of the course, students should demonstrate general proficiency in carrying out independent research; specifically, the students should demonstrate the ability to:
- formulate a scientific hypothesis suitable for study
- design and conduct a project to support or refute the hypothesis
- analyze and present results in a thesis an oral and written thesis
The Senior Thesis course is only available to students registered in Level IV Kinesiology. Students must have a Cumulative Average (CA) of 8.5 or higher.
Please Note: Concurrent registration in KINESIOL 3RP3 is not permitted. Students cannot take KINESIOL 4RR6 and KINESIOL 4RR9 together.
Students must submit their completed KINESIOL 4RR6 Thesis Enrollment Application or KINESIOL 4RR9 Thesis Enrollment Application to the Undergraduate Studies, Academic Program Advisor via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in IWC 219C, ideally by March 31st, or 30-days prior to the start of the Fall term.
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