Kinesiology Minor - Calendar Program Description

Below is a list of courses that might be of interest to a student wishing to pursue a kinesiology minor. Note that this is only a recommendation and that there are many other possible courses that could be used.

Lower Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
BPK 140 3 Contemporary Health Issues   Recommended Pre-Req for BPK 340 B-SCI
BPK 142 3 Introduction to Kinesiology   Required B-SCI
BPK 201 3 Biomechanics MATH 151, PHYS 101, BPK 142. Co-Req: MATH 152 Pre-Req for BPK 382 Q
BPK 205 3 Introduction to Human Physiology BISC 101, CHEM 281, PHYS 101, PHYS 102 Pre-Req for BPK 382  
BPK 207 3 Human Motor Systems BPK 142 Pre-Req for BPK 381  

Upper Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
BPK 303 3 Kinanthropometry BPK 142, STAT 201 Recommended  
BPK 325 3 Basic Human Anatomy BPK 142, BPK 205 Recommended  
BPK 340 3 Active Health: Behaviour and Promotion BPK 142, STAT 201. Recommended: BPK 140 Recommended  
BPK 381 3 Psychology of Work BPK 207. Co-Req: Stat 201. Recommended: KIN 180 Recommended  
BPK 382 3 Workplace Health BPK 142, BPK 201, BPK 205 Recommended Q
Total: 15        
Required: 15        

Synergy

Kinesiology, the study of human movement, requires taking extensive measurements about many aspects of human mobility. Statistics allows for this data to be interpreted and for conclusions to be be made from it.

Possible Careers (Please consult other resources e.g. Career Services)

  • Claims Manager
  • Ergonomist
  • Health and Safety Coordinator