Kinesiology

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    Department of Kinesiology

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    Department of Kinesiology

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    Department of Kinesiology

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Advisement

The Kinesiology and Athletic Training faculty are here to assist you in the pursuit of your academic goals. Your success depends upon your commitment, responsibility, and dedication to taking the appropriate steps toward these goals. A sound academic plan is a great first step.

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ADVISING - GENERAL INFORMATION

 Kinesiology Academic Advisor: Sangita Dube - 

Spring 2015 Office Hours (RE 250A) - **By Appointment Only**

The Kinesiology Academic Advisor is available for advising in the following situations:

  • Athletic Training and Kinesiology freshmen
  • Athletic Training and Kinesiology transfer students during their first semester
  • Athletic Training and Kinesiology students on probation
  • Questions about general education
  • Prospective CSUN Athletic Training or Kinesiology students

Kinesiology Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Dr. Kim Henige - kim.henige@csun.edu

Spring 2015 Office Hours (RE 282)

Wednesdays from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. and Thursdays from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

The Kinesiology Undergraduate Program Coordinator is available for advising in the following situations:

  • Kinesiology students without a declared option (except freshmen and first semester transfers)
  • AT or Kinesiology students who want information about and/or assistance with changing majors or options within Kinesiology
  • Approval for non-option specific substitutions (e.g. prerequisite science and math, lower division core, and upper division core)
  • Final approval and processing of option-specific substitutions (see option OR Athletic Training advisor first)
  • Final approval and signature on graduation paperwork (see option OR Athletic Training advisor first)
  • General academic advice, including questions about major course requirements and degree planning (see option OR Athletic Training advisor first)

The Kinesiology Option and Athletic Training Advisors** are available for advising in the following situations:

  • General academic advice, including questions about major course requirements and degree planning
  • Initial approval for option-specific substitutions
  • Initial approval and signature on graduation paperwork

Kinesiology Option & Athletic Training Advisors

Spring 2015 Faculty Office Hours: Click here to see office hours

Avoid Learned Helplessness

There are many resources available to help you find answers to many of your questions. Please see the links below.

** General career and graduate school mentoring can be sought from any Kinesiology faculty member.

MANDATORY GROUP ADVISEMENT (MAG) SESSIONS

For students who have not declared option yet

MAG Session PPT Slides - NO OPTION 

Register for ONE of the two MAG sessions below:

Exercise Science or Applied Fitness & Active Lifestyle Development

MAG Session PPT Slides - ES/AF 

FRESHMAN or SOPHOMORE Exercise Science or Applied Fitness & Active Lifestyle Development

If you are a FRESHMAN or SOPHOMORE Exercise Science or Applied Fitness & Active Lifestyle Development student, you must attend a one-hour MAG session to have your department advising hold removed and be able to register for SPRING 2015 classes.

If you do not attend one of the scheduled MAG sessions, your hold will not be removed, and you will not be able to register for SPRING 2015 classes until the first day of non-restrictive registration (December 10). 

MAG PowerPoint slides will be posted on the Kinesiology webpage on the CSUN website.

Contact your option advisor if you have any questions. If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled MAG sessions, you must see your option advisor (in person, not via email) at least one week in advance of the first MAG session. 

Juniors and Seniors are welcome to attend, but it is not required. Second semester transfer students are highly encouraged to attend.

NEW: You MUST REGISTER for the session you wish to attend and bring your printed registration confirmation with you to be able to enter the room. You may register for one session only.

To register, go to: http://magkincsun.eventbrite.com (Note that room capacity is limited, so register early to have the best chance of getting your first choice).

Eventbrite FAQ

Q1. What if I do not receive the confirmation via email?

A. Click here to learn how to retrieve your ticket. If you think you typo'd your email address, you can check here.

Q2. How to update your ticket/registration information?

A. Click here to learn how to update your information.

Q3. What if I want to cancel my current registration and register for another MAG session?

A. Click here to learn how to cancel your registration. 


 General Studies and Sport Studies

MAG sessions for the General Studies and Sport Studies options will be held on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, October 14: 10:00am in RE 153
Thursday, October 16: 7:00pm in RE 104
Friday, October 17: 11:00am in RE 279

Wednesday, October 22: 4:00pm in JD 3516
Thursday, October 23: 7:00am in RE 157
Friday, October 24: 1:00pm in SG 101

NOTE: Attendance to one (1) MAG session is required to get your registration hold removed! In other words, if you do not go to a MAG session, you will not be able to register for Spring classes. You must arrive on time and bring a copy of your DPR with you the to the MAG session.


Athletic Training Majors

Group advising sessions for Athletic Training majors will take place on the following dates:

  • Friday, Oct 24th - 12-1pm- Arnett Conference Room
  • Wednesday, Oct 29th- 12-1pm- RE 172
  • Thursday, Oct 30- 1:30-2:30pm- RE 172

Please note that these Group Advising sessions are for those who will be applying to the AT Program/Major. These sessions are NOT the MAG sessions for Kinesiology majors. Be sure to review your DPR and https://moodle.csun.edu/course/view.php?id=31656 before the advising sessions.

MANDATORY ADVISING: CONTINUING STUDENTS

Second Semester Freshmen (fall advising for the spring semester)

  • Second semester freshmen are required to attend an advising workshop prior to registering for classes. All freshmen should receive a letter and/or email with the information needed to sign up and attend a workshop.
  • Workshops are led by the College of Health and Human Development (HHD) Student Services Center (SSC)/Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) advisement team. Spring semester workshops begin in late September and go until mid-November.
  • Second semester freshmen are not required to do advising through the Department of Kinesiology, although it is strongly encouraged. See the Department of Kinesiology Advising Policies for information about advising for your major and major option:
  • To contact the HHD SSC/EOP office, call (818) 677-2883 or go to Sequoia Hall (SQ) 111.

All Other Kinesiology & Athletic Training Students

Mandatory advising guidelines vary for the different majors and options within the Kinesiology Department. Please visit the links below for specific advising policies based on your major and option.

MANDATORY ADVISING: NEW STUDENTS

First Semester Freshmen (summer advising for the fall semester)

  • First semester freshmen are required to attend an advising workshop prior to registering for classes. All freshmen should receive a letter and/or email with the information needed to sign up and attend a workshop.
  • Workshops are led by the College of Health and Human Development (HHD) Student Services Center (SSC)/Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) advisement team. Fall semester workshops begin in May and go into August.
  • First semester freshmen are not required to do advising through the Department of Kinesiology.
  • To contact the HHD SSC/EOP office, call (818) 677-2883 or go to Sequoia Hall (SQ) 111.

First Semester Transfer Students (summer advising for the fall semester)

  • First semester transfer students are required to attend an advising workshop prior to registering for classes. All transfer students should receive a letter and/or email with the information needed to sign up and attend a workshop.
  • Workshops are led by the College of Health and Human Development (HHD) Student Services Center (SSC)/Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) advisement team. Fall semester workshops begin in May and go into August.
  • Some of the HHD SSC/EOP transfer workshops will be designated for Kinesiology and Athletic Training students. At the designated workshops, an advisor from the Department of Kinesiology will be in attendance, and a portion of the workshop will be dedicated to Kinesiology/Athletic Training-specific advising. Since Kinesiology and Athletic Training advisors are not on campus in the summer, it is important to attend a Kinesiology/Athletic Training-designated workshop in order to get major advising prior to registering for fall courses.
  • Department of Kinesiology transfer student advising slides can be accessed from the following link: https://mycsun.box.com/shared/static/hrkrpf1p4ih0pxaiug9p.pdf 
  • To contact the HHD SSC/EOP office, call (818) 677-2883 or go to Sequoia Hall (SQ) 111.

GRADUATION

 

Students should apply for graduation after they have completed 90 units (including work-in-progress). Students who have applied for graduation will have priority registration during their final semester at CSUN.

If your application is late, a $10 late fee will be assessed. Applying late may also prevent you from receiving graduating senior priority registration during your last semester. If you do not get priority registration for your last semester, the Department of Kinesiology cannot guarantee you enrollment in the courses you need to graduate on time.

Please refer to the Kinesiology Graduation Application Process form below for detailed application instructions specific to the Department of Kinesiology.

Click here to download the Graduation Application Process Form

Go to link below to see a sample, completed, Graduation Evaluation Form.

Click here to download the Sample Graduation Evaluation Form

Go to the link below for more information about planning for graduation.

http://www.csun.edu/admissions-records/uds/

GRADUATION EVALUATION FORMS

KIN MAJOR REQUIREMENT FORMS

KIN Major Requirements Form

ATT Major Requirements Form