Kinesiology, University Transfer
*Please note that sequencing is designed for transfer to the University of Alberta unless otherwise noted.
The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree program explores and studies the many aspects of human movement. Graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology will be prepared for careers in these fields: active rehabilitation and exercise therapy; ergonomics; active health and fitness; biomedical applications; rehabilitation equipment and technology; and research.
GPRC can offer you up to two years (60 credits) of appropriate course work to prepare you for admission to year three of the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program at the University of Alberta in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation. You may apply for admission for year two, after completing 30 credits (or more) or for year three after completing 60 credits. You must present a competitive GPA.
Admission to Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology requires a minimum average of 70 percent in the following Alberta Education high school courses. For course groups, refer to the Classification of Alberta Education Courses.
- English 30-1, minimum grade of 60 percent
- Biology 30 or Physical Education 30 (5-credit)
- Chemistry 30
- Mathematics 30-1
- Physics 30
It is essential that you check and plan so that you have the appropriate prerequisites for the required courses in your program.
This program transfers to the Degree Program offered by the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta. Students applying for the program at GPRC will be offered admission to University Transfer, Bachelor of Physical Education and will choose courses appropriate for this degree.
The curriculum requirements are outlined in the recommended sequence. If you register in courses out of sequence, you will need to carefully ensure that you have the required prerequisites and co-requisites.
*No more than 6 credits of options are to be completed through Physical Activity and Dance courses.
*Students with an interest in biomechanics or motor control are encouraged to complete CS1010 or CS1140 as one of their options.
THIS PROGRAM IS UNDER REVIEW AND CHANGES WILL BE OCCURING. CHANGES WILL AFFECT STUDENTS ENTERING THE U OF A BY FALL 2016.
Transfer to University of Alberta
To be considered a transfer applicant for admission to Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta, you must obtain a competitive GPA (minimum GPA 2.0) based on a minimum of 24 credits of course weight in post-secondary study. Students are reminded that the University of Alberta requires a minimum grade of C- for transfer. Successful completion of transfer credits and a minimum 2.0 GPA does not guarantee admission to the University. The University of Alberta Residence Requirement allows for a maximum of 60 credits transferable from other institutions. Applicants must also present all high school requirements or equivalent.