Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Honours BSc Kinesiology & Physical Education

The Honours BSc Kinesiology & Physical Education program consists of 20.0 credits, of which a minimum of 10.5 credits must be in Kinesiology & Physical Education. A maximum of 6.5 credits can be taken at the 100 level.

Year 1
KP121, KP122, BI110, BI111; both PS101 and PS102 (or PS100*); both MA100 and MA101 (or MA110*);
1.0 credit from: both CH110 and CH111; OR both PC131 and PC132 (or both PC141 and PC142); OR CP104 together with one of CP102, CP114

Year 2
KP210/PS286; KP220, KP223, KP231, KP232, KP261
1.0 senior credit from biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics or Division C psychology (Refer to Note 2)
1.0 elective credit (Refer to Note 1)

Year 3
KP241, KP262, KP321, KP322, KP323, KP351, KP361, KP371
1.0 senior credit from biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics or Division C psychology (Refer to Note 2)

Year 4
Two of KP425, KP422, KP423, KP424, KP434, KP451, KP461, KP463, KP464, KP465;
Two of KP324, KP332, KP410 through KP471 or KP490*;
0.5 credit senior KP elective
0.5 elective credit
2.0 senior credits from biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics or Division C psychology (Refer to Note 2)

Additional Information
 
Notes

  1. Electives may include at most 1.0 credit from the following activity courses: KP101 to KP147 inclusive.
  2. Of the minimum 4.0 senior credits in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics or psychology Division C science courses taken in Years 2, 3 and 4, 1.0 credit must be at the 300 or 400 level.
  3. Every student must gain a minimum of 96 hours of community related leadership/activity experiences. These shall be obtained by participating in between 2 and 4 different applied experiences related to their studies in Kinesiology or Physical Education, with no fewer than 16 hours for any one experience. These experiences shall be leadership oriented, have an applied educational component and involve participation in some form of volunteer or paid activity in the community. These activities shall involve the student in some form of leadership, administrative, instructing, or service capacity related to the wide scope of kinesiology, physical activity, recreation and applied health. All leadership/activity experiences must be approved, prior to their commencement, by the department's undergraduate advisor or chair.