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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences – Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Use exercise and lifestyle coaching to improve health and performance.

Program Overview

Outstanding career preparation

The program's multidisciplinary approach borrows from the strengths of traditional kinesiology and health sciences curricula and enhances them with business management and lab experiences. Through two field placements (Year 2 and 4) and a 14-week paid cooperative work term (Year 3), you'll have the opportunity to observe and apply theories studied in class, gaining invaluable real-world experience.

What you'll learn

  • Biomechanics
  • Ergonomics and clinical exercise physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Wellness coaching and group fitness leadership
  • Lifestyle assessment and counselling

Additional certification

As a graduate of this program, you can receive professional certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and the Ontario Kinesiology Association. As this program is a recognized undergraduate degree, you'll also qualify to move on to post-graduate training at universities in Canada and the United States.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    BIOL 19401Introduction to Human Biology 4
    SCIE 12941Introduction to Biomechanics3
    SCIE 17893Nutrition3
    HEAL 14178Personal Wellness3
    ENGL 17889GDComposition and Rhetoric3
     Breadth Elective3
    Total:19
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    BIOL 25960Human Systems Physiology3
    PHYG 20025Exercise Physiology4
    ANAT 14178Anatomy5
    HEAL 14049Introduction to Public Health3
    SCIE 39014Motor Control and Learning2
    Total:17
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ANAT 14178Anatomy4
    PHYG 20146Fitness Testing and Assessment3
    PHYG 23672Growth, Development and Physical Activity3
    HEAL 25142Health, Disease and Aging3
    SCIE 28081Special Topics on Food and Nutrition3
     Breadth Elective3
    Total:19
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    HEAL 20199Foundations of Health Promotion3
    HEAL 36048Introduction To Resistance Training3
    HEAL 20172Ergonomics3
    PHYG 27900Pathophysiology4
    HEAL 23921Intro to Health Communications3
    FLPL 27545Seminar in Health Sciences and Field Placement 11
    Total:17
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ATHL 25892Introduction to Sports Injury3
    HEAL 37900Principles of Occupational Health and Safety3
    HEAL 39599Group Fitness Leadership3
    HEAL 32144Health Communications3
    SCIE 28634Statistical Methods in Health Sciences3
     14-week internship for Year 3 Students 
    Total:15
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    HEAL 30229Advanced Concepts in Strength and Conditioning3
    HEAL 34178Advanced Group Fitness Leadership3
    HEAL 35436Settings for Physical Activity and Health Promotion3
    SOCS 17370GDApplied Research Methods3
    BUSM 12345Business Administration for Kinesiologists3
     Breadth Elective3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    PHYG 49207Advanced Fitness and Lifestyle Assessment and Counseling3
    ATHL 47370Therapeutic Exercise3
    HEAL 40016Independent Research Proposal3
    PHYG 40065Clinical Exercise Physiology3
    FLPL 40689Seminar in Health Sciences and Field Placement 21
    Total:13
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    MGMT 19207Leadership Skills and Organizational Behaviour3
    PHYG 36859 Fitness and Lifestyle Interventions in Populations with Special Needs 3
    HEAL 40004Wellness Coaching3
    HEAL 47900Independent Research Project3
    HEAL 46206Health Promotion Project Planning and Evaluation3
    HEAL 41233Selected Topics in Kinesiology
    FLPL 47721Advanced Professional Practicum3
    Total:21

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including the following required courses:
  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4U)

plus

  • Biology, Grade 12 (U)

plus one of:

  • Physics, Grade 12 (U)
  • Chemistry, Grade 12 (U)
  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (U)

plus

  • Three additional Grade 12 credits at the U or M level
  • Minimum of 65% in each course

or

  • Two semesters of post-secondary education plus required courses with a minimum 65% in each course.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement which considers their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

Articulation Agreement

The following Articulation Agreement applies only to students enrolled in the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program, starting at Sheridan in September 2019 or later.

Applicants who do not possess the necessary admission requirements to this program at Sheridan who complete the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program will be granted admission, contingent on space in the program (in the semester that they are applying for), if they fulfill the following criteria:

  • An overall GPA of 3.0;
  • A minimum of 70% in required science and math courses for the program(s) to which the student is seeking admission; and
  • A minimum grade of 60% in both English courses (ENG 10102 and ENG 17889) for students seeking admission to Sheridan's health science degrees (excluding diplomas) included under this agreement.

For the courses with minimum grade thresholds, as specified above, students may only have a maximum of two graded attempts. Withdrawals without Academic Penalty (i.e., "W" grades) are not included.

Where space is not available in the semester for which an applicant has applied and the applicant meets all the requirements of this agreement, admission to a later intake of the program will be granted.

Applicants from the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees certificate program must also complete all other pre-admission requirements for their chosen programs (including volunteer hours for the Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences – Athletic Therapy program), and should be aware of program-specific requirements such as criminal record checks, immunization documentation, etc.

Applicants who meet the admission requirements above and who successfully complete the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program are not required to complete the HOAE (Health Occupations Aptitude Exam), an admission requirement for Practical Nursing and Veterinary Technician.

Prospective students should ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria for registration, such as English language proficiency in the program for which this transfer process is being applied.

Criminal Record Check

Sheridan field placement agencies may require a police record check for criminal offences, a vulnerable sector check and/or a current acceptable record of immunization. Students will be required to provide this documentation directly to their field placement prior to the start of the placement and at their own expense. Students who cannot meet these requirements may have limited field placement opportunities.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an Entrance Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Ministry Consent

Sheridan has been granted a consent by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this degree for a seven-year term starting June 12, 2015 and subject to renewal thereafter. Application to the Ministry for renewal of the consent is a prescribed and cyclical requirement for degree programs at all Ontario Colleges. Sheridan will ensure that all students admitted to the Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences (Kinesiology and Health Promotion) program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame. Credentials earned during the period of consent remain valid, even if Ministry consent to offer the program is withdrawn in the future. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g. acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

Sheridan provides the skills employers are seeking. When you graduate from the Kinesiology and Health Promotion program, you’ll be qualified to take on a leadership role in a variety of sectors.

Here are some areas in which you might work:

  • Community parks and recreation
  • Corporate wellness
  • Exercise rehabilitation
  • General fitness
  • Public health
  • Strength and conditioning

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Degree Completion

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Learning Outcomes

The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  • Develop scientifically based, goal directed physical activity and lifestyle plans specific to individual and/or group needs and abilities.
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of fitness and wellness promotion programs specifically developed for special populations that consider the variables associated with inter-generational programming and cultural diversity.
  • Integrate research for the purpose of making informed planning decisions on health, fitness and performance-related outcomes in diverse populations.
  • Design health promotion programs, establishing valid and appropriate approaches through application of the scientific method.
  • Provide leadership in the integration of health, wellness and safety programming into corporate environments.
  • Establish best treatment practices for populations with special needs within an inter-professional healthcare team environment.
  • Guide individuals or groups to assist them in reaching their physical health and lifestyle goals.
  • Manage the financial, legal and human resources necessary to operate a small business or work effectively within a larger corporate business.
  • Recruit and train volunteers for a variety of health promotion and fitness initiatives in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.
  • Work in a manner consistent with professional ethics and practice, and within legal and organizational requirements.
  • Communicate effectively in written, spoken and visual forms.

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Internship

This program contains a mandatory internship for all students during the winter semester (January–April) between the 5th and 6th academic semesters (3rd Year).

Internships are a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with work experience within a professional environment. Internship work terms are related to the academic studies of the student and may be paid or unpaid. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.

Students receive in-class and 1-on-1 career education support to help prepare for the Internship. The Internship component is delivered by Sheridan’s Co-operative Education Office, which facilitates over 1800 Co-op/Internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.

Learn more about Co-operative Education and Internships at Sheridan.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2020–2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$6,741.66
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$24,906.66

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

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Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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4 yrs (8 semesters)

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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4 yrs (8 semesters)

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7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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4 yrs (8 semesters)

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Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Full-time 4 years Program code: PBHSK

Honours Baccalaureate Degree
Start date Campus Status
Sep 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available

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