Kinesiology

Kinesiology is the scientific study of human movement. You will study the anatomy and physiology of body movement, including issues related to the maintenance, rehabilitation or enhancement of movement and performance.

You may pursue one of the following options:

Our Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin) degree emphasizes the biophysical, behavioural and socio-cultural aspects of kinesiology, including exercise prescription and rehabilitation, fitness programming and clinical assessment. This degree trains effective health professionals who will transfer scientific theory into practice.

Expected cut-off: low 80s
OUAC Code: BPK

Our Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (BScKin) degree provides a highly competent science background, with an emphasis on research skills and theoretical knowledge. This degree is designed for those who wish to concentrate on the science of human movement and will prepare you to meet the requirements for post-graduate degree programs in a variety of allied health professions.

Expected cut-off: high 70s
OUAC Code: BSK

Kinesiology is a regulated health profession under the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario.


Career outcomes

  • Registered Kinesiologist
  • Paramedic
  • Physician
  • Chiropractor
  • Athletic therapist

Prerequisite requirements

Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin)

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Biology (SB14U)
  • One 4U math (MHF4U preferred)

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (BScKin)

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U) (min.70%) or Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) (min. 70%)
  • Biology (SBI4U)

Recommended subjects

Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin)

  • Exercise Science (PSE4U) or Introductory Kinesiology (PSK4U)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (BScKin)

  • Exercise Science (PSE4U)
  • SPH4U (Physics)
  • SCH4U (Chemistry) or Introductory Kinesiology (PSK4U)