Site Navigation
Important Notice and Disclaimer
Academic Schedule
Types of Credentials and Sub-Degree Nomenclature
Undergraduate Degrees with a Major
Combined Degrees
Minor Programs
Student and Campus Services
Academic Regulations
Co-operative Education/Internship
Tuition and General Fees
Awards and Financial Assistance
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Faculty of Arts
Cumming School of Medicine
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Haskayne School of Business
Faculty of Kinesiology
1. Summary of Degree Programs
2. Faculty Information
3. Faculty Regulations
4. Program Details
4.1 Requirements
4.2 Specific Program Requirements
5. Administration
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Nursing
Qatar Faculty
Schulich School of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Work
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Werklund School of Education
Embedded Certificates
Continuing Education
About the University of Calgary
Who's Who
Glossary of Terms
Contact Us
Summary of Changes for 2020/21 Calendar
University of Calgary Calendar 2020-2021 Faculty of Kinesiology 4. Program Details 4.1 Requirements
4.1 Requirements
Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Science Programs

1. Attainment a minimum 2.00 grade point average over the entire program, as outlined below.

2. Attainment a minimum 2.00 grade point average in all Faculty of Kinesiology courses.

3. No more than the equivalent of 12 units "D" or "D+" grades in core course requirements.

4. No more than the equivalent of 24 units "D" or "D+" grades throughout the entire program.

5. No "F" grades will be acceptable towards the BKin or BSc degree. A course normally may be repeated only once.

6. A minimum of 60 units at the 300 level or above must be applied to all Kinesiology degree.

Kinesiology Core Courses

Within the 120 units Bachelor of Kinesiology or Bachelor of Science degree, all students must complete the following core courses (54 units).

In addition to the core, each Major requires the specific courses outlined in 4.2 Specific Program Requirements.

*It is recommended that Kinesiology 259 and 260 are taken in the first year.

Students are also recommended to select some of the 200-level requirements for their chosen major. Since this entails more than 30 units, students are expected to complete these 200-level courses in their first two years of study.

All students in the Faculty of Kinesiology must complete a minimum of 15 units, up to a maximum 45 units, from outside the Faculty of Kinesiology.

Additional Requirements for Bachelor of Science Programs

To meet BSc degree requirements, a minimum of 63 units of science equivalents must be completed. These include:

Honours Programs

See 4.2.6 for additional requirements for Honours programs.