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2017-2018
The Undergraduate Calendar
 

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Department of Kinesiology

Honours and General Kinesiology
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Listed below are the course combinations leading to the Honours (Regular and Co-operative Systems of Study) and General (Regular System of Study) degrees in Kinesiology. Students are encouraged to make full use of the advisory system in the Department of Kinesiology in formulating their academic plans.

Honours

Successful completion of 21.0 units is necessary in order to obtain the Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology.

  1. Required kinesiology courses (8.0 units): KIN 100, KIN 100L (.25), KIN 104, KIN 104L (.25), KIN 121, KIN 121L (.25), KIN 146, KIN 202, KIN 202L (.25), KIN 204 (1.0), KIN 204L (0.5), KIN 217, KIN 221, KIN 221L (.25), KIN 232, KIN 255, KIN 255L (.25), KIN 470
  2. Required Applied Health Sciences course (0.5 unit): AHS 107
  3. Required courses from other departments (3.0 units): BIOL 130, BIOL 273, CHEM 120, MATH 124 or MATH 127, PHYS 111, PSYCH 101
  4. Kinesiology elective courses: 3.5 units from those offered in the department in addition to the required courses. As part of their kinesiology elective package, those students who wish to do so may specialize in one of the minors designated by the department.
  5. Free elective courses: The remaining 6.0 units may be chosen from any department. Kinesiology electives may be taken as free electives.
  6. Cumulative major average required is 67%; Cumulative overall average required is 63%.

Note: Students should choose electives in consultation with their academic advisor.

General

The General degree is offered through the regular system of study only.

In order to receive the General Bachelor of Science degree a student must successfully complete 21.0 units including the following requirements:

  1. Required kinesiology courses (8.0 units):KIN 100, KIN 100L (.25), KIN 104, KIN 104L (.25), KIN 121, KIN 121L (.25), KIN 146, KIN 202, KIN 202L (.25), KIN 204 (1.0), KIN 204L (0.5), KIN 217, KIN 221, KIN 221L (.25), KIN 232, KIN 255, KIN 255L (.25), KIN 470
  2. Required Applied Health Sciences course (0.5 unit): AHS 107
  3. Required courses from other departments (3.0 units):
    BIOL 130, BIOL 273, CHEM 120, MATH 124 or MATH 127, PHYS 111, PSYCH 101
  4. Kinesiology elective courses: 3.5 units from those offered in the department in addition to the required courses. As part of their kinesiology elective package, those students who wish to do so may specialize in one of the minors designated by the department.
  5. Free elective courses: The remaining 6.0 units may be chosen from any department. Kinesiology electives may be taken as free electives.
  6. Cumulative major average required is 60%; Cumulative overall average required is 53%.

Course Sequence (Honours and General)


Year One (Regular and Co-operative System of Study)


1A (Fall)
KIN 104/KIN 104L
AHS 107
BIOL 130
CHEM 120

MATH 124
1B (Winter)
KIN 100/KIN 100L
KIN 146
BIOL 273
PHYS 111
PSYCH 101


Regular System of Study


Year Two


2A (Fall)
KIN 121/KIN 121L
KIN 202/KIN 202L
KIN 217
KIN 255/KIN 255L
2B (Winter)
KIN 204/KIN 204L
KIN 221/KIN 221L
KIN 232


Year Three


3A (Fall)
Five Electives
3B (Winter)
Five Electives


Year Four


4A (Fall)
KIN 470 (may be taken in 4A or 4B)
Four Electives 
4B (Winter)
Five Electives


Co-operative System of Study


Year Two


2A (Fall)
KIN 121/KIN 121L
KIN 202/KIN 202L
KIN 217
KIN 255/KIN 255L
Work Term 1 (Winter)
2B (Spring)
KIN 204/KIN 204L
KIN 221/KIN 221L
KIN 232


Year Three


Work Term 2 (Fall)
3A (Winter)
Five Electives
Work Term 3 (Spring)
3B (Fall)
Five Electives


Year Four


Work Term 4 (Winter)
Work Term 5 (Spring)
4A (Fall)
KIN 470 (may be taken in 4A or 4B)
Four Electives
4B (Winter)
Five Electives


Notes

  1. All students in Year One are honours students.  
  2. Kinesiology students may count activity courses taken at Wilfrid Laurier University (Laurier) toward their degree, to a maximum of 0.5 credit. Students should consult with Laurier regarding availability of these courses since enrolment is often limited (see Laurier calendar)

 


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