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Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology (BSc)

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Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Program type
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
3 to 4 years
Start term
Fall, Winter
Experiential learning

Why study Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology?

Develop the knowledge and skills to address the physical activity needs of special populations. If you have an appreciation for people with disabilities or chronic disease conditions, their lifestyle, and their exercise possibilities, you will find this program of interest. You will learn how to adapt traditional exercise forms, fitness assessment techniques and training protocols to meet the needs of people with physical and sensory impairments. You will learn how the health care delivery system works, and its implications for the field of adapted and therapeutic physical activity.

Program highlights

  • Science First-Year Experience Program - For students from other Canadian provinces. Connect with other first-year science students and engage in interdisciplinary, research-based approaches to the foundational sciences.

Program structure

A Bachelor of Science degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.

Program options

  • Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology* (78 credits)
  • BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology* (69 credits)

*Admission is to the Major in Exercise Science. Students seeking admission to the above programs may apply for a transfer after having completed certain courses and obtained a grade point average of 3.0.


Admission criteria

Admission is to the Major in Exercise Science. Students seeking admission to the Honours program may apply for a transfer after having completed certain courses and obtained a grade point average of 3.0.

After your degree

Our program opens up careers paths in health- and fitness–related sectors that can include:

  • Assessing human movement, performance and function in healthy and clinical populations
  • Developing rehabilitation programs for people with various chronic diseases (including cardiac, pulmonary, metabolic, oncologic, renal) and clients with injuries
  • Creating, planning and implementing a variety of fitness activities and programs for diverse populations
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles to enhance quality of life
  • Conducting workplace assessments to reduce the risk of employee injury

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