Program Highlights

The Kinesiology diploma program at Capilano University gives you training in a field that will enable you to create practical, workable solutions that help people live their healthiest lives.

The Diploma of Kinesiology program is still available to students; however, diploma applicants should apply to the Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree program where they have the option to exit the Degree program at the end of year two with a Diploma credential.

  • Effectively communicate - in written and oral forms - using appropriate health and Kinesiology terminology where applicable.
  • Describe how physical, social and psychological factors impact the health of an individual and community.
  • Collect, evaluate and interpret health and Kinesiology research data
  • Assess, design and implement health, fitness and educational programs.
  • Utilize technology to analyze heath and human movement.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior and ethics.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time

First Year

Total credits: 30.00

Required:
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
KINE 103Active Health3.00 credits
KINE 125Introduction to Leadership in Health and Physical Activity3.00 credits
KINE 151Biomechanics3.00 credits
KINE 161Leisure and Sport in Society3.00 credits
KINE 190Anatomy and Physiology I3.00 credits
KINE 191Anatomy and Physiology II3.00 credits
Choose 9.00 credits of electives:
Electives 100 or 200-level (excluding KINE)6.00 credits
KINE 103Active Health3.00 credits
KINE 112Health and Human Nutrition3.00 credits
KINE 125Introduction to Leadership in Health and Physical Activity3.00 credits
KINE 151Biomechanics3.00 credits
KINE 161Leisure and Sport in Society3.00 credits
KINE 162Contemporary Health Issues3.00 credits
KINE 190Anatomy and Physiology I3.00 credits
KINE 191Anatomy and Physiology II3.00 credits
KINE 206Applications of Functional Anatomy3.00 credits
KINE 225Aging and Health3.00 credits
KINE 230Human Motor Behaviour I3.00 credits
KINE 231Mental Theories in Sport and Exercise3.00 credits
KINE 241Care and Prevention of Sports Injuries3.00 credits
KINE 261Health, Policy and Society3.00 credits
KINE 275Exercise Physiology3.00 credits
KINE 284Human Growth and Development3.00 credits
KINE 296Kinesiology Career Seminar Series3.00 credits
KINE 301Research Methods in Kinesiology3.00 credits
KINE 302Data Analysis3.00 credits
KINE 306Principles of Strength and Conditioning3.00 credits
KINE 312Food as Medicine to Prevent and Treat Disease3.00 credits
KINE 317Lab Techniques in Exercise Science3.00 credits
KINE 320Physiology of Healthy Aging3.00 credits
KINE 325Leadership in Health and Physical Activity3.00 credits
KINE 329Ethics in Kinesiology3.00 credits
KINE 331Health Behaviour Change3.00 credits
KINE 335Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation3.00 credits
KINE 351Advanced Biomechanics3.00 credits
KINE 364Global Health and Society3.00 credits
KINE 369Instructional Design for Health and Physical Activity3.00 credits
KINE 375Advanced Exercise Physiology3.00 credits
KINE 390Advanced Musculoskeletal Anatomy3.00 credits
KINE 396Career and Professional Preparation3.00 credits
KINE 397BKIN Field Studies I3.00 credits
KINE 405Exercise Management in Symptomatic Populations3.00 credits
KINE 495Neuro-Motor Movement Control and Rehabilitation3.00 credits
KINE 497BKIN Field Studies II3.00 credits
KINE 499BKIN Capstone3.00 credits

 

Second Year

Total credits: 30.00

Required:
CMNS 220Advanced Business Writing and Editing3.00 credits
KINE 230Human Motor Behaviour I3.00 credits
KINE 231Mental Theories in Sport and Exercise3.00 credits
KINE 261Health, Policy and Society3.00 credits
KINE 275Exercise Physiology3.00 credits
KINE 284Human Growth and Development3.00 credits
KINE 296Kinesiology Career Seminar Series3.00 credits
Choose 9.00 credits of electives:
Electives 100-level or higher (excluding KINE)6.00 credits
KINE 103Active Health3.00 credits
KINE 112Health and Human Nutrition3.00 credits
KINE 125Introduction to Leadership in Health and Physical Activity3.00 credits
KINE 151Biomechanics3.00 credits
KINE 161Leisure and Sport in Society3.00 credits
KINE 162Contemporary Health Issues3.00 credits
KINE 190Anatomy and Physiology I3.00 credits
KINE 191Anatomy and Physiology II3.00 credits
KINE 206Applications of Functional Anatomy3.00 credits
KINE 225Aging and Health3.00 credits
KINE 230Human Motor Behaviour I3.00 credits
KINE 231Mental Theories in Sport and Exercise3.00 credits
KINE 241Care and Prevention of Sports Injuries3.00 credits
KINE 261Health, Policy and Society3.00 credits
KINE 275Exercise Physiology3.00 credits
KINE 284Human Growth and Development3.00 credits
KINE 296Kinesiology Career Seminar Series3.00 credits
KINE 301Research Methods in Kinesiology3.00 credits
KINE 302Data Analysis3.00 credits
KINE 306Principles of Strength and Conditioning3.00 credits
KINE 312Food as Medicine to Prevent and Treat Disease3.00 credits
KINE 317Lab Techniques in Exercise Science3.00 credits
KINE 320Physiology of Healthy Aging3.00 credits
KINE 325Leadership in Health and Physical Activity3.00 credits
KINE 329Ethics in Kinesiology3.00 credits
KINE 331Health Behaviour Change3.00 credits
KINE 335Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation3.00 credits
KINE 351Advanced Biomechanics3.00 credits
KINE 364Global Health and Society3.00 credits
KINE 369Instructional Design for Health and Physical Activity3.00 credits
KINE 375Advanced Exercise Physiology3.00 credits
KINE 390Advanced Musculoskeletal Anatomy3.00 credits
KINE 396Career and Professional Preparation3.00 credits
KINE 397BKIN Field Studies I3.00 credits
KINE 405Exercise Management in Symptomatic Populations3.00 credits
KINE 495Neuro-Motor Movement Control and Rehabilitation3.00 credits
KINE 497BKIN Field Studies II3.00 credits
KINE 499BKIN Capstone3.00 credits

 

Total program credits: 60.00

Important Dates

Note: Dates are subject to change.

How to apply

  1. Check the admissions requirements.
  2. Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
  3. Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
    1. Upload all your required/supporting official documents.
    2. Pay your application fee.
  4. Admissions will review your application and contact you.

Admission Requirements

For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar (pdf).

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Contact

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School of Kinesiology


604 990 7966
Fir Building, room FR517A
hkin@capilanou.ca

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