Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management //

Program Information


Whether it’s learning in a classroom, co-authoring a research article, doing a fieldwork placement with a professional organization, or spending your lunch break running around one of our tracks, as part of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, you’ll be joining us in our commitment to health, well-being, human movement, and leisure.

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management is an exciting place to be! The Active Living Centre is a world-class facility for students and everyday users and help prepare future kinesiologists, physical educators, recreation specialists, coaches, and more for their careers. We’ve also developed a new Exercise Physiology Lab, Human Anatomy Lab, fantastic gyms and an Athletic Therapy Centre. It’s all here for you!



Program Streams:

BKin - Bachelor of Kinesiology - Year 1 Course Requirements

BIOL 1410 - Anatomy of the Human Body -3 CREDITS
BIOL 1412 - Physiology of the Human Anatomy - 3 CREDITS
KPER 1200 - Physical Activity, Health and Wellness - 3 CREDITS
KPER 1500 - Foundations of Physical Education and Kinesiology - 3 CREDITS
PSYC 1200 - Introduction to Psychology - 6 CREDITS
STAT 1000 - Basic Statistical Analysis 1 - 3 CREDITS
Faculty of Science Courses (listed in the Undergraduate Calendar) - 6 CREDITS
Elective - 3 CREDITS

TOTAL: 30 CREDITS

* BIOL 1410, BIOL 1412 and KPER 1500 are all required for advanced entry admission (minimum grade c)

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BKin - Bachelor of Kinesiology (Athletic Therapy) - Year 1 Course Requirements

BIOL 1410 - Anatomy of the Human Body -3 CREDITS
BIOL 1412 - Physiology of the Human Anatomy - 3 CREDITS
HNSC 1210 - Nutrition for Health and Changing Lifestyles - 3 CREDITS
KPER 1200 - Physical Activity, Health, and Wellness - 3 CREDITS
KPER 1500 - Foundations of Physical Education and Kinesiology - 3 CREDITS
PSYC 1200 - Introduction to Psychology - 6 CREDITS
STAT 1000 - Basic Statistical Analysis 1 - 3 CREDITS
Faculty of Science Courses (listed in the Undergraduate Calendar) - 6 CREDITS
Elective - 3 CREDITS

TOTAL: 30 CREDITS

* BIOL 1410, BIOL 1412 and KPER 1500 are all required for advanced entry admission (minimum grade c)

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BPE - Bachelor of Physical Education - Year 1 Course Requirements

BIOL 1410 - Anatomy of the Human Body -3 CREDITS
BIOL 1412 - Physiology of the Human Anatomy - 3 CREDITS
ENGL 1200 - Representative Literary Works or ENGL 1300 Literature Since 1900 - 6 CREDITS
KPER 1200 - Physical Activity, Health, and Wellness - 3 CREDITS
KPER 1500 - Foundations of Physical Education and Kinesiology - 3 CREDITS
M - Mathematics or Statistics requirement - 3 CREDITS
Elective/Teaching Minor - 9 CREDITS

TOTAL: 30 CREDITS

* BIOL 1410, BIOL 1412 and KPER 1500 are all required for advanced entry admission (minimum grade c)

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BRMCD - Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development - Year 1 Course Requirements

KPER 1200 - Physical Activity, Health and Wellness - 3 CREDITS
KPER 1400 - Concepts of Recreation and Leisure - 3 CREDITS
PSYC 1200 - Introduction to Psychology - 6 CREDITS
SOC 1200 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 CREDITS
STAT 1000 - Basic Statistical Analysis 1 - 3 CREDITS
Electives - 9 CREDITS

TOTAL: 30 CREDITS

* KPER 1400 is required for advanced entry admission (minimum grade c)

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Direct Entry - High School Applicants
In addition to the general U of M admission requirements for high school students, to be considered for direct entry into the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, students will require a minimum 85% average over the following courses, with no less than 60% in each individual course:

Kinesiology/Physical Education Admission Requirements (Direct Entry Category 2)
  • English 40S
  • Applied Mathematics 40S or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S
  • One of Biology 40S (recommended for B.Kin.), Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, or Computer Science 40S
Recreation Management and Community Development Admission Requirements (Direct Entry Category 3)
  • English 40S
  • Applied Mathematics 40S or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S
  • A third 40S course
DEGREE OPTIONS:
Bachelor of Kinesiology
Bachelor of Kinesiology - Athletic Therapy
Bachelor of Physical Education
Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development


CAREERS INCLUDE

Athletic Therapist

Certified Personal Trainer 

Coach 

Community Recreation Positions 

Fitness Consultant

Kinesiologist

Leisure Director

Sports and Event Coordinator 

Teacher

Tourism and Travel Promoter