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Bachelor of Kinesiology

VIU International, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 13,746

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
Kinesiology is the art and science of human movement, and at VIU, the Kinesiology program is your foundation for careers in education, research, rehabilitation sciences (occupational therapy, physical therapy, and massage therapy), coaching, personal training, sports management, and administration and many others.

The Kinesiology program provides students with the knowledge and experience to pursue careers in education, fitness/wellness management, movement science, outdoor leadership, rehabilitation sciences, coaching, athlete development, and sports administration. Students will explore the nature of human movement and learn essential skills to improve quality of life through activity and exercise. The program provides a broad foundation in many aspects of kinesiology and exposes students to diverse learning environments and applied experiences including lectures, labs, activity classes, online learning, and applied research and scholarship.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023

General admission requirements apply.

  • A minimum grade of "C " in English 12, or equivalent.
  • A minimum grade of "C " in Anatomy and Physiology 12, or equivalent.
  • Foundations of Mathematics 11 or Pre-calculus 11, or equivalent.

Years 1 and 2

  • Human Anatomy
  • Dynamics of Motor Skills Acquisition
  • Human Physiology
  • Foundations of Canadian Sport, Health and Physical Activity
  • Physical Growth and Motor Development
  • Nine two–credit Kinesiology Activity courses

Degree English Requirement

  • Twenty-one elective credits

Years 3 and 4

  • Applied Exercise Physiology and Prescription
  • Human Wellness
  • Organization and Administration of Physical Activity
  • Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Psycho-Social Aspects of Physical Activity
  • Applied Leadership in Physical Activity)
  • Inclusive and Adapted Physical Activity and Sport
  • Scholarship in Kinesiology
  • Nine credits of upper–level KIN electives
  • Six upper-level elective credits
  • Eighteen elective credits

  • Fees for One Year Amount Tuition (30 credits x $156.80 per credit) 4,704.00
  • Student Activity fee (4% of tuition) 188.16
  • Student Services fee (30 credits x $6.93 per credit) 207.90
  • VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $20.90 per month) 167.20
  • Health and Dental Plan fee ($275.00 per year) 275.00
  • Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year 1,500.00
  • Total 7,042.26

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