Honors in Major
8 Credits: Each student must successfully complete 2 of the following courses:
- KIN 620H: Physiology of Exercise (4 cr.)
- KIN 720H: Science and Practice of Strength Training (4 cr.)
- KIN 724H: Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise (4 cr.)
- KIN 794H: Cardiopulmonary Pathologies (4 cr.)
4 Credits: Each student must successfully complete KIN 696H: Independent Study for 4 credits. This course will prepare the student to complete his/her thesis. A thesis is a significant research project that enables students to demonstrate, synthesize or elaborate on their developing expertise in their field of study. Each student will complete this under the supervision and guidance of an Exercise Science faculty member. Students are encouraged to complete this course during their junior year,
fall semester. During or after completion of this course, students submit a proposal for either a SURF or UROP award to support their research for the Honors Project/Thesis.
4 Credits: Each student must successfully complete KIN 699H: Honor's Project (honors thesis equivalent). During this course, students will complete their thesis. The latest this course should be taken is senior year, fall semester in order to allow sufficient time to collect data and write the thesis.
Students must present their research at a local, regional, national, or UNH community conference or symposium.
Each student then will have completed the Honors in Major requirements for Kinesiology: Exercise Science.
Faculty liaison for Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Pedagogy or Sport Studies:
New Hampshire Hall Rm 211