Students registered in the School of Kinesiology who complete 5.0 first-year courses with an average of at least 70% in the 5.0 course load with no grade less than 60%, and have a minimum 70% in 3.0 principle courses, including Kinesiology 1080A/B, Kinesiology 1088A/B, Physiology 1021 plus 1.0 additional course, will be guaranteed admission to second year in the School of Kinesiology (Honors Specialization in Kinesiology – BA).
The School of Kinesiology will then rank all remaining Western students who apply to second year and fulfill the minimum admission requirements for that year, and make offers of admission until the program is filled to capacity.
Honors Specialization in Kinesiology – BSc, Honors Specialization in Kinesiology – Sport Management, Honors Specialization in Kinesiology – Fitness and Exercise Prescription, Honors Specialization in Kinesiology – Physical Education for Teaching are programs with limited space and additional minimum requirements. Please see the information under each specific module in the Academic Calendar for minimum requirements. More competitive academic standing may be required when demand exceeds enrollment capacity.
The laboratory or practicum sessions of several courses are very vigorous. It is recommended that students have a medical check up to ensure that their health status permits engagement in vigorous activity.
Students with health problems must inform the Kinesiology Undergraduate Program Office, and provide appropriate medical support documentation.
Additional Program Requirements
1. All Kinesiology students must complete Standard First-Aid and CPR level C. For further information see First-Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification.
2. All Kinesiology students must complete an Aquatics Requirement
3. All Kinesiology students must comply with University policies on Breadth Requirements, Essay Designated Course Requirements, and Graduation Requirements.