Bachelor of Human Kinetics (Honours Kinesiology) Movement Science Major
Students selecting this major will be interested in entering the general field of science as it relates to human activity as teachers, exercise consultants, sport therapists, athletic trainers, ergonomic specialists in the biomechanics of movement, and human performance specialists in motor development and memory. This program is recognized by the Ontario Kinesiology Association. Those interested in graduate studies in Movement Science should select this major. Graduates are also qualified to enter a Faculty of Education.
Total courses: forty.
Human Kinetics Core: fourteen courses including 95-200, 95-205, 95-265, 95-225, 95-211, 95-280, 95-250, 95-269, 95-270; plus five of 95-210, 95-230, 95-240, 95-260, 95-285, 95-224, 95-222 (or 95-350).
Movement Science Courses: twelve courses including ten of 95-301, 95-302, 95-304, 95-306, 95-310, 95-360, 95-362, 95-400, 95-408, 95-410, 95-453, 95-458, 95-460, 95-463, 95-464, 95-465, 95-471, 95-475, 95-480, 95-485, 95-490, or 95-498; plus two of 95-491, 95-492, and 95-493.
(a) six courses from Engineering, Nursing, Psychology and/or Science.
(b) six courses from any area of study, excluding Kinesiology.
(c) two courses from any area of study, including Kinesiology.
95-265 Functional Anatomy
95-225 Ethics in Sport
95-211 Principles of Mental Skills Training
95-280 Fundamental Mechanics of Human Motion
95-200 Health and Wellness
95-205 Introduction to Exercise Physiology
95-250 Principles of Sport Management
95-269 Measurement and Evaluation
95-270 Research Design
Choose 5 of the following:
95-210 Human Performance
95-230 Sociology of Sport and Physical Activities
95-240 Historical Perspectives on Physical Activity and Sport in Western Civilization
95-260 Physiology of Fitness
95-285 Human Growth and Development
95-350 Organizational Behaviour
95-222 Introduction to Leisure
95-224 Introduction to Occupational Biomechanics/Ergonomics
Plus, 4 Option courses
Years 3 and 4
Note: Students must successfully complete Introduction to Ergonomics, Physiology of Fitness, and Human Performance in second year to complete this major
Take 10 of the following:
95-301 Use and Abuse of Drugs
95-302 Exercise and Fitness Psychology
95-304 Sport Nutrition
95-306 Obesity and Eating Disorders
95-310 Motor Control
95-360 Physiology of Exercise
95-362 Human Factors and Work Performance
95-400 Human Movement and Aging
95-408 Dynamics of Skill Acquisition
95-410 Physical Activity for Special Populations
95-453 Perceptual Motor Development
95-458 The Endocrine System in Sport, Exercise and Health
95-460 Cardiovascular Physiology
95-463 Applied Neurophysiology
95-464.The Pathophysiology of Pain
95-465 Ergonomics and Injury Prevention
95-471 Physiological Basis of Sports Therapy
95-475 Individual Studies
95-480 Advanced Biomechanics
95-485 Group Dynamics in Sport
95-490 Special Topics
Take 2 of the following:
95-491 Lab course in Biomechanics and Ergonomics
95-492 Lab course in Human and Exercise Physiology
95-493 Lab course in Motor Learning and Psychology of Physical Activity
Plus 8 Options.
At least 6 must be from Science, Psychology, Engineering and/or Nursing.
Up to 2 may be other Kinesiology courses
[of the 8 options, at least 6 must be at the 200 level or above]
KINESIOLOGY: "CORE" COURSES, AREAS OF STUDY, AND FIRST AND SECOND YEAR COURSE SEQUENCE
KINESIOLOGY: CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM
GENERAL UNDERGRADUATE REGULATIONS