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Kinesiology (Physical & Health Education)

Score a degree that will help you teach valuable skills people need to get and stay physically fit.

The B.E.P.S. is a specialized professional program.

Provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential to  sport, physical education, health and fitness professions

 

Academic Advisor

Dr. Barbara Ravel

Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 1038

Email: bravel@laurentian.ca

Office: B-243, B.F.Avery Physical Education Centre Sudbury Campus

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By land area, Greater Sudbury is the largest city in Ontario and as such, the great outdoors beckon with its vast expanse of lakes and waterways, varied terrain, forests and comprehensive network of trails.
Delivery Method: On campus
Program Language: English

Ontario High School Applicants

1 grade 12 English U/M course

1 grade 12 U Biology or Exercise Science

4 other grade 12 U/M courses

A minimum overall average of 75% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses

 

Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.

Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.

 

Applicants from outside an Ontario High School 

International Students

Canadian High School Applicants from outside Ontario

Applicants from Colleges

Applicants from other Universities

Mature Students

 

Other Requirements :

In order to advance to the 2nd year of the program, the student must provide a photocopy of a current certificate in CPR (level C) and First Aid before February 28.

As part of their electives, students must complete a minimum of 6 credits of courses with a minimum of 50% Indigenous content.

 

1. Know what type of OUAC application you will need to complete

The Ontario Universities Application Center (OUAC) processes applications for admission to Laurentian University.

Ontario Highschool Students

If you are currently attending an Ontario high school, you will be required to use the 101 Application.

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Other Undergraduate Applicants

Out of province applicants, international students, mature students, and college and university transfers will complete the 105 Application.

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2. Review your program entry requirements carefully

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3. Login to the OUAC website and complete your application

Ontario Highschool Students (101 Applicants)

You will require a PIN from your school guidance team to access and complete the application. Go to the 101 Login Portal link and use your PIN to create a new account. Once completed, please follow the 101 Application Guide to complete your application.

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Other Undergraduate Applicants (105 Applicants)

Out of province applicants, international students, mature students, and college and university transfers will complete the 105 application. You can learn more here 105 Application Guide. Follow this link to the 105 Portal and create a new account.

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For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.


Kinesiology (B.P.H.E.)  (120 credits)

Program of Study

First Year:

PHED 0199E     Outdoor School I

PHED 1006E     Exercise Science, Wellness and Health

PHED 1206E     Perspectives of Physical Education and Sport

BIOL 2105E     Human Anatomy and Physiology + lab

PSYC 1105E     Introduction to Psychology

12 credits non-PHED electives

 

Second Year:

PHED 0299E     Outdoor School II

PHED 2116E     Biomechanics I + lab

PHED 2206E     Motor Learning + lab

PHED 2516E     Musculoskeletal Anatomy + lab

PHED 2517E     Applied Human Physiology + lab

PHED 2307E     Program Organization in Physical and Health Education

STAT 2126E     Introduction to Statistics

3 PHED activity credits

9 credits of electives

 

Third Year:

PHED 0399E     Outdoor School III

PHED 3117E     Traumatology for Physical Educators

PHED 3126E     Physiology of Exercise

PHED 3506E     Health Education

PHED 3061E     Exercise Psychology 

     (OR)  PHED 4216E     Sports Psychology

3 PHED activity credits

15 credits of electives

 

Fourth Year:

PHED 4106E     Adapted Physical Education + lab

PHED 4107E     Human Development and Physical Activity

PHED 4507E     Nutrition

PHED 4217E     Sports in Society

PHED 3406E     Mental Training in Sport Psychology 

     (OR)  PHED 4516E     Stress Management 

     (OR)  PHED 4546E     Mental Health and Wellness

PHED 4006E     Fitness: Evaluation and Prescription

PHED 4907E     Sport and Physical Education Internship

9 credits of electives

 

Academic Regulations

To be in good academic standing in the School of Human Kinetics, the student must:
1) satisfy all conditions of admission;
2) not fail more than 3 credits in an academic year or in the previous 30 credits;
3) maintain a cumulative overall average of at least 4.0 on all courses taken.
A student who fails to attain good academic standing may be allowed to continue on probation for no more than one year (or 30 credits). If after one probationary period, the student does attain good academic standing, he or she may proceed in program.  However, if after the probationary period, the student fails to attain good academic standing, he or she must withdraw from the School of Human Kinetics, but may apply to transfer to another program at the university.
A student who fails over 6 credits in the 1st-year of program may not proceed to upper year PHED courses.
After one calendar year, a student who has been asked to withdraw from the program may petition the Senate Committee on Academic Regulations and Awards for readmission, but such measures should have the recommendation of the academic unit before being considered by the Senate Committee.

PHED-1006EL - Exercise Science, Wellness and Health PHED-1206EL - Perspectives of Physical Education and Sport PSYC-1105EL - Introduction to Psychology PHED-0199EL - Outdoor School I BIOL-2105EL - Human Anatomy and Physiology PHED-2206EL - Motor Learning PHED-2216EL - Research Methods in Human Kinetics STAT-2126EL - Introduction to Statistics PHED-0299EL - Outdoor School II PHED-2516EL - Musculoskeletal Anatomy PHED-2517EL - Applied Human Physiology PHED-2307EL - Program Organization in Physical and Health Education PHED-3117EL - Traumatology for Physical Educators PHED-3126EL - Physiology of Exercise
PHED-3506EL - Health Education PHED-3061EL - Exercise Psychology PHED-4216EL - Sports Psychology PHED-0399EL - Outdoor School III PHED-4106EL - Adapted Physical Education PHED-4107EL - Human Development and Physical Activity PHED-4507EL - Nutrition PHED-3406EL - Mental Training in Sport Psychology PHED-4516EL - Stress Management PHED-4546EL - Mental Health and Wellness PHED-4217EL - Sports in Society PHED-4907EL - Sport and Physical Education Internship PHED-4006EL - Fitness: Evaluation and Prescription

List of Faculty Members

Jaouad Alem

Jaouad Alem

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Christine Blais

Christine Blais

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Jian Chen

Jian Chen

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Richard Danielson

Richard Danielson

Human Resources & Organizational Development
Sandra Dorman

Sandra Dorman

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Tammy Eger

Tammy Eger

Office of the Vice-President, Research
Alain Gauthier

Alain Gauthier

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Alison Godwin

Alison Godwin

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Sylvain Grenier

Sylvain Grenier

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Georges Kpazai

Georges Kpazai

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Michel Larivière

Michel Larivière

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
James Little

James Little

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Kerry McGannon

Kerry McGannon

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Ginette Michel

Ginette Michel

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Sebastien Nault

Sebastien Nault

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Barbara Ravel

Barbara Ravel

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Stephen Ritchie

Stephen Ritchie

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Robert Schinke

Robert Schinke

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Amanda Schweinbenz

Amanda Schweinbenz

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Line Tremblay

Line Tremblay

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences