Kinesiology is a multi-disciplinary science that includes study in the areas of anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, psychomotor behavior, and social and cultural factors. The Faculty of Kinesiology is committed to training professionals who will have a strong foundation in the study of movement and sport health, both theoretically and practically.
Bachelor of Science degrees are offered as either a BSc or BSc (Honours). They both require the completion of 20.0 full course equivalents (120 credits) and can be completed in four years of full-time study.
Your Faculty and Major
The Faculty of Kinesiology offers both Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree programs.
In the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program, you can choose from majors in Biomechanics, Exercise and Health Physiology or Mind Sciences in Kinesiology.
Students working towards a Bachelor of Science degree need to ensure that they complete at least 21 half-course equivalents (63 units) of science-designated courses.
Enhance your Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Program
Practicum/Work Experience Opportunities: Get a head start on your career while finishing your degree. Kinesiology practicum courses and work experience opportunities are available to third and fourth year students and are a great way to explore different professions and gain valuable work experience for your resume. Students should contact the Kinesiology Career Advisor and Practicum Coordinator for further information.
The Kinesiology Student Society: Help plan many fun and exciting events throughout the year for Kinesiology students.
International Study Opportunities: Experience different cultures, gain a better understanding of world issues, and travel around the globe, all while earning credit towards your degree. The University of Calgary offers exchanges and study abroad programs in 61 different countries.
Community Service-Learning: Combine your classroom learning with volunteer work that achieves community goals, and see first-hand how your academic learning relates to social issues.
Co-Curricular Record: Have your out-of-classroom experiences such as volunteer work, leadership training and club involvement documented on a Co-Curricular Record, an official document sanctioned by the University of Calgary. The Co-Curricular Record is the first of its kind in Western Canada.
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Last updated February 11, 2018