Bachelor of Kinesiology


QUICK FACTS

Credential:
Bachelor's degree

Duration:
Four Year degree (120 credits)

Format:
Full time, Part time

How to apply

Start date:
September, May, January 

Location:


Cost:
See link (Details)

FEATURES:

  • Click here to view Kinesiology course descriptions.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Kinesiology is defined as the art and science of human movement, it is both a discipline and a profession.

Our program allows students to study human movement from a variety angles that drawing upon biomechanics, exercise physiology and anatomy, motor control/learning, exercise and sport psychology, sport sociology, health, and sport humanities (history and philosophy).

Our students are provided with option to specialize in exercise science or pedagogy depending on their career aspirations.

Program requirements for the Kinesiology program can be found here

CAREER EXPECTATIONS

Human movement is a pervasive aspect of our society, creating a diverse range of career opportunities for kinesiology graduates.

The Bachelor of Kinesiology degree provides both breadth and depth of knowledge in understanding the field of kinesiology, and prepares students to pursue a variety of career options.

In particular, the Exercise Science option prepares students for registration as a kinesiologist, graduate school, and/or professional school (such as physiotherapy, medicine or chiropractic).

The Pedagogy option prepares students for careers as a coach, personal trainer, or entrance into a teachers certification program.

The First Nations Health Authority promote opportunities for young, passionate, and educated BC First Nations and Aborignial youth. Check out their health careers guidebook for info about specific health careers. 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Details outlining the entrance requirements can be found in the Academic Calendar.

UPGRADING OPTIONS

Students have the option to pursue a minor in Kinesiology, details outlining this opportunity can be found in the Academic Calendar. 

QUESTIONS?

Corry Jensen
Phone: (604) 702-2609
Email: corry.jensen@ufv.ca
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UFV’s Kinesiology program provided me with great opportunities — I was involved with three research projects, presented at research conferences, and had an abstract published. All before graduate school.

  • – Brynne Elliott
  •    BKin (UFV) MSc (UBC)

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