Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

General

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree is a specialized science degree with a specific focus in studying human movement as it relates to the enhancement of human performance, health promotion, and prevention and management of chronic disease.

Practicum:

As part of your degree you have the opportunity to complete a practicum in the final year of the program. The practicum allows you to integrate and enhance what you've learned in the classroom with work-place specific knowledge and skills in an authentic professional setting. The practicum fosters educational, personal, and professional growth, and provides networking opportunities. Learn more about our Professional Practicum Program

Sample courses in this degree:

  • KIN 100 - Human Anatomy
  • KIN 101 - Introduction to Human Physiology
  • KIN 103 - Integrative Human Physiology
  • MATH 114 - Elementary Calculus
  • BIOCH 200 - Introductory Biochemistry
  • KIN 209 - Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • CHEM 261 - Organic Chemistry
  • KIN 306 - Quantitative Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • KIN 334 - Physical Activity, Nutrition and Energy Balance
  • KIN 434 - Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Management
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About the School

The Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta is one of the premier faculties of its kind. We are proud to boast excellence in teaching and research-both of which were ... Read More

The Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta is one of the premier faculties of its kind. We are proud to boast excellence in teaching and research-both of which were recently recognized in the QS World University Rankings by Subject where the Faculty was top 10 in the world in sports-related subjects, for 2017, 2018 and 2019 rankings. Our strength in research and teaching is our diversity in these areas. Our excellence in research and teaching encompasses work we do in the areas of sport, exercise, physical activity, health, tourism, sport rehabilitation, recreation, sport management and more. Our diversity extends to the aspect of the areas studied - biological, mechanical, behavioural and sociocultural. Through our research, teaching and various service arms within the Faculty, we pride ourselves on being dedicated to improving the quality of life and the health of our communities through physical activity, sport and recreation for more than 50 years. Read less
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