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Kinesiology (with optional Co-op)

  • The study of people in motion
  • In Year 1, experience sociocultural, management and biophysical areas of kinesiology
  • In Year 2, begin study in one of two majors: Movement Science or Sport Management
  • Year 1 Core Courses: human anatomy; biomechanics; introduction to exercise physiology; health and wellness; sport management; ethics in sport; sport psychology; and statistics.
  • Year 2 Core Courses: human performance; introduction to leisure; sport history; sport sociology; ergonomics; physiology of fitness; growth and development; organizational behaviour; and research design
  • Co-op students are assigned three paid, career-related work terms
  • Experiential learning opportunities also include foreign exchange programs, internship courses, independent study courses, and volunteer internships

Course Descriptions - Kinesiology


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Human Kinetics in Kinesiology with Movement Science Major/with Sport Management Major/with Sport Studies
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U and SBI4U required with a minimum grade of 70% in each.
  • Specializations begin in second year in Movement Science or Sport Management. Co-op is available - apply during Year 1.
Career Tracks: 
  • Medicine, physical and occupational therapies, chiropractic, nutrition and other allied health professions (with additional studies)
  • Ergonomics and health and safety
  • Clinical kinesiology
  • Health promotion
  • Rehabilitation and chronic disease management
  • Health and fitness leadership
  • Sport marketing and sales
  • Sport and recreation management
  • Sport and exercise consulting
  • Education (with additional studies)
  • Graduate studies in research