Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree

Degree overview

For a Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin) degree, two majors are available, or you can also  add a minor or apply for one of the combined or concurrent degrees. This program is best suited for students who are interested in non-science based courses.

Courses required

A Kinesiology degree requires a minimum of 40 course including 18 core courses

Learn more about the courses:

First Year Degree Guide - Kinesiology
Program Description (Academic Calendar)
List of Kinesiology Courses (Academic Calendar)

Major Programs

Kinesiology

A major in Kinesiology provides greater flexibility in choosing course options. Options can be used to explore other areas of interest, minor programs and embedded certificates.  More options can also help you to meet specific requirements for after-degree programs.

See what you will learn, the courses you’ll take, career opportunities and admission requirements here

 

Motor and Psychosocial Aspects of Movement 

Motor and Psychosocial Aspects of Movement is the study of the neural, cognitive and psychosocial concepts to try to understand human behaviour in physical activity, sport and health. During the course of your studies, much of your learning will occur while actively working on problems in class and during labs. You’ll learn approaches that researchers and practitioners in these fields use to describe, explain, predict and manage human behaviour.

 

Leadership and Coaching 

Leadership and coaching examines the foundations for leadership in physical activity in a variety of settings. During the course of your studies, much of your learning will occur while actively working on problems in class and during labs. You’ll learn concepts to help others learn physical skills and activities that can be used in wellness promotion, fitness and rehabilitation, competitive sports and elite personal challenges.

Combined Degrees

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Commerce in Management (5-year combined degree). Please see the Haskayne School of Business portion of the academic calendar for details. 

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Arts - Dance (combined degree). Please see the School of Creative and Performing Arts portion of the academic calendar for details.

Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Education (5-year concurrent degree). Please see the Werklund School of Education portion of the academic calendar for details.

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