Clinical Kinesiology (BA)

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NOTE: As of December 7, 2018, this program was renamed from Professional Kinesiology to more accurately reflect the academic content. This change is retroactive to September 1, 2018.

In the Clinical Kinesiology program, students learn how kinesiology can be applied in a clinical and non-clinical contexts. Students will be introduced to Clinical Kinesiology practice in their course work (e.g., kinesiology in Ontario healthcare, ethics/privacy, program models, clinical assessment, exercise prescription) and will have the opportunity to turn theory into practice in an eight-month clinical placement opportunity.

Students are also required to complete Statistical Sciences 1023A/B or Data Science 1000A/B or Statistical Sciences 1024A/B.

Progression from Year 1 to Year 2
All Kinesiology students who meet the standards listed below will be able to progress into this module.

  • To progress in this module, students require:
    • A minimum 70% cumulative average in first year
    • No grade less than 60%
    • A minimum 70% modular average in the following 3.0 principal courses
      • Kin 1050A, 1060A, 1070A, Kin 1080B, and Physiology 1021
    • Students who select the Clinical Kinesiology module during Intent to Register, but who are not eligible, will automatically be considered for the Honors BA module (see below)
    • Students with a reduced course load will be considered
    • Students must have completed all the prerequisite courses to be considered for admission to this module

Note: The Honours Specialization in Clinical Kinesiology is a limited enrolment program. More competitive academic standing may be required when demand exceeds enrolment capacity. In the event demand exceeds enrollment capacity a student’s term average will also be taken into consideration. Admission to the module is restricted to students registered in the School of Kinesiology.

Graduation minimum average requirements  
Students must maintain a 70% average on their senior kinesiology courses with no grade less than 60%. Additionally, students must maintain a cumulative average of 65% with no failed courses.

The Program Planning Guide and Academic Calendar link below are intended to assist students with program planning. Students are responsible for ensuring their course selection meets their module and degree requirements.