Capilano University

Human Kinetics

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies - School of Human Kinetics
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:The Human Kinetics 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. Discover the hidden science behind physical movement, health promotion, and learn more about the human body and its relationship to exercise.

Our Human Kinetics diploma prepares you for a career in exercise physiology, health promotion and leadership, fitness instruction, sport psychology and exercise management. If you're looking to complete a bachelor's degree, you can transfer your human kinetics credits at CapU to other post-secondary institutions that offer a degree in Kinesiology.

URL:Human Kinetics at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Kinesiologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade11 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C)  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology 

Applicants are required to have high school graduation, as well as a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and two academic Grade 12 courses, a minimum C in Math 11 (Principles of Math or Foundations of Math) or pass in Pre-calculus 11, and a pass in Biology 12.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to submit two reference names and a letter of interest giving reasons why the applicant is interested in the study of Human Kinetics and a brief description of career goals.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on January 24, 2020