Minor

Kinesiology

Tailor your degree to fit your needs.

Taking a minor enhances your major by giving a new perspective to your degree. Study more deeply in another area that interests you and grow more versatile as you pursue your calling.

Add a minor in Kinesiology to your program and grow in your knowledge of human movement while working towards your degree.

View the course requirements for a minor in Kinesiology below.

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Kinesiology is the study of human movement. The discipline can include courses related to sport studies, physical education, exercise science, recreation, health/wellness, and dance. The study of kinesiology helps us understand how sport and physical activity has and continues to impact Canadian and global culture along with personal physical wellness.

Requirements
Credit Hours: 18

The Minor in Kinesiology requires 18 credit hours including at least 6 credit hours at the 300+ level.

Required Courses (6 credit hours):
KIN 161 Foundations of Sport and Kinesiology
KIN 262 Physical Activity and Wellness

Electives (12 credit hours):
BIOL 115 Human Structure and Function
KIN 234 Nutrition
KIN 261 Fundamentals of Coaching I
KIN 340 Psychology of Sport and Exercise
KIN 361 Fundamentals of Coaching II
KIN 364 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KIN 370 Ethics in Sport
KIN 380 Motor Development
KIN 393 Specialized Study
KIN 493 Specialized Study

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