Human Kinetics Diploma - Physical Education

Faculty of Global & Community Studies
School of Human Kinetics

Credential
Diploma

Program Highlights

The Human Kinetics Diploma – Physical Education stream focuses on the sociological and educational concepts of teaching and coaching.

Are you passionate about sport and fitness? Do you want to motivate others to develop their skills and fitness levels? Our Physical Education stream prepares you for a career in coaching, physical education, fitness instruction, recreation programming and leadership. It’s suitable for students planning to transfer to UBC to study for a BA in Kinesiology, and many other schools accept our courses for transfer as well. Students planning to enter the Faculty of Education at UBC should meet with an advisor from CapU's Faculty of Education to discuss course selection.

  • Effectively communicate - in written and oral forms - using appropriate health and Human Kinetics terminology where applicable.
  • Describe how physical, social and psychological factors impact the health of an individual and community.
  • Collect, evaluate and interpret health and Human Kinetics 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
North VancouverFallFull-Time

First Term

Total credits: 15.00

Required:
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
HKIN 103Active Health3.00 credits
HKIN 116Performance Analysis of Selected Individual Sports and Activities I3.00 credits
HKIN 190Anatomy and Physiology I3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits of electives:
University Transferable Elective3.00 credits

 

Second Term

Total credits: 15.00

Required:
HKIN 117Performance Analysis of Selected Individual Sports and Activities II3.00 credits
HKIN 151Biomechanics I3.00 credits
HKIN 161Leisure and Sport in Society3.00 credits
HKIN 191Anatomy and Physiology II3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
HKIN 112Health and Human Nutrition3.00 credits
University Transferable Elective3.00 credits

 

Third Term

Total credits: 15.00

Required:
HKIN 216Performance Analysis of Selected Team Sports/Activities I3.00 credits
HKIN 230Human Motor Behaviour I3.00 credits
HKIN 275Exercise Physiology3.00 credits
Choose 6.00 credits from the following list:
HKIN 241Care and Prevention of Sports Injuries3.00 credits
HKIN 252Contemporary Health Issues3.00 credits
University Transferable 100 or 200-Level Electives3.00 credits

 

Fourth Term

Total credits: 15.00

Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
HKIN 205Principles of Strength and Conditioning3.00 credits
University Transferable 100 or 200-Level Elective3.00 credits

 

Total program credits: 60.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

May 1, 2018 - May 7, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 8, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 19, 2019 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Oct 1, 2019 - May 5, 2020

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 6, 2020

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 24, 2020 4:00 PM

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

Program-specific requirements

  • Two reference names
  • Letter of interest

Additional information

Letter of interest should give reasons why the applicant is interested in the study of Human Kinetics and a brief description of career goals.

Program-specific requirements

  • Two reference names
  • Letter of interest

Additional information

Letter of interest should give reasons why the applicant is interested in the study of Human Kinetics and a brief description of career goals.

Admission Notes

The letter of interest must include the following:

  • The reasons why the applicant is interested in the study of Human Kinetics and their chosen specialization (Physical Education).
  • A brief description of their life experience including volunteer and physical/sporting activity.
  • Their career goals.

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

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Contact

Have questions about this program?

School of Human Kinetics


604 990 7966
hkin@capilanou.ca

Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
registration@capilanou.ca

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