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Kinesiology and Health Studies Courses

KHS 001 - KHS Internship Term I
Four month sequential internship terms approved by the Faculty and arranged by the University Co-op Office. The total number of internship terms must correspond to the placement agreement stipulating months of employment. Students will liaise with the KHS Experiential Learning Coordinator during internship.

KHS 002 - KHS Internship Term II
Four month sequential internship terms approved by the Faculty and arranged by the University Co-op Office. The total number of internship terms must correspond to the placement agreement stipulating months of employment (Typically, students will be registering for 8 months worth of internship experience). Students will liaise with the KHS Experiential Learning Coordinator during internship. *** Prerequisite: KHS 001 ***

KHS 003 - KHS Internship Term III
Four month sequential internship terms approved by the Faculty and arranged by the University Co-op Office. The total number of internship terms must correspond to the placement agreement stipulating months of employment (Typically, students registering in KHS 003 will have a 12 month internship coordinated). Students will liaise with the KHS Experiential Learning Coordinator during internship. *** Prerequisite: KHS 002 ***

KHS 099 - Academic Integrity
This course is designed to help students learn about academic integrity, thereby positioning them to succeed in undergraduate studies. The information in this course is applicable for all subject and research areas and any level of study. *Note: This course must be completed during the first semester in which students register with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Students must register themselves into this class. If they do not do so, they will be registered in the class and still required to complete it on-time.* *Note: This course is offered on a Pass/Fail basis.* *Note: Students who fail, or do not attempt, this class during their first semester of studies will have a hold preventing further registration until such time a passing grade is earned.*

KHS 100 - Seminar in Kinesiology and Health Studies
An introductory seminar to the University and the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Students will be introduced to a variety of services available to them and their roles and responsibilities as members of the university community. The seminar will also provide students with degree and career related opportunities. This required course must be completed within one year of admission to the Bachelor of Kinesiology. * Note: This required course must be completed within one year of admission to the Bachelor of Kinesiology program. Normally offered in fall semester only. *

KHS 131 - Philosophy and Practice of Yoga and T'ai Chi
A study of the philosophical and practical aspects of movement through yoga and t'ai chi. This course will incorporate fundamental principles of flexibility training and proper technique. * Note: This is an applied activity-based course. *

KHS 132 - Recreational Sport in an Aquatic Environment
An introduction to various recreational or sport related activities that use water as a medium. This course will focus on water related safety skills, and the development of knowledge and skill in a variety of aquatic-based activities; the course may include water polo, swimming, canoeing, synchronized swimming, and diving. * Note: Cannot take for credit if completed KHSA 110 unless prior permission received from Program Chair/Associate Dean. Normally offered in fall semester only. *

KHS 135 - Personal Fitness and Wellness
The study and practice of effective performance in physical fitness and wellness. This course will include the development of skill, knowledge and attitude in the areas of nutrition, flexibility training, strength training, and aerobic training. Theoretical and practical application of wellness principles as they relate to personal well-being is foundational. * Note: Cannot take for credit if completed KHSA 116, KHSA 119, and/or KHSA 120, unless prior permission is received from the program Chair/Associate Dean. Normally offered in fall semester only. *

KHS 139 - Movement Education
A study of the theoretical, practical, and professional aspects of the content and methodology of movement education, and the growth and development of children.

KHS 182 - Coaching Theory
The theory of coaching in sport with an emphasis upon the content of the National Coaching Certification Program. * Note: normally offered in the winter semester only. *

KHS 231 - Educational Gymnastics
The study and practice of effective performance in educational gymnastics. Through theoretical and practical experiences, students will learn the application of Basic Movement Variables, Basic Movement Patterns, Performance Cues, appropriate methods of analysis, and instruction of performance in educational gymnastics. *** Prerequisite: KHS 139 *** * Note: Cannot take for credit if completed KHSA 107 unless prior permission received from Program Chair/Associate Dean. Normally offered in fall semester only. *

KHS 232 - Rhythmics and Dance
The study and practice of effective performance in rhythmics and dance. Through theoretical and practical environments, students will learn the application of Basic Movement Variables, Basic Movement Patterns, Performance Cues, appropriate methods of analysis, and instruction in rhythmics and dance. *** Prerequisite: KHS 139 *** * Note: Cannot take for credit if completed KHSA 108 and/or KHSA 109, unless prior permission received from Program Chair/Associate Dean. Normally offered in winter semester only. *

KHS 233 - Developmental Games and Sports
The study and practice of educational and developmental appropriate experiences to learning and teaching games and sports. Through theoretical and practical experiences students will learn the application of Basic Movement Patterns, Basic Movement Variables, Performance Cues, appropriate methods of analysis, and instruction in developmental games and sports. *** Pre-requisite: KHS 139 *** * Note: Cannot take for credit if completed KHSA 103, KHSA 104, KHSA 106, and/or KHSA 112, unless prior permission received from Program Chair/ Associate Dean. Normally offered in fall semester only. *

KHS 300 - Pre-Fieldwork Seminar
This non-credit mandatory pre-fieldwork seminar will provide the student with an in-depth overview of the Fieldwork Program within Kinesiology and Health Studies. Students will gain an understanding of the policies, procedures, rules, and responsibilities of the student, faculty, and agency. ***Prerequisite: Completion of 60 credit hours***

KHS 325 - Interprofessional Collaboration for Health, Justice and Learning
In this course students will explore, in an interprofessional context, complex issues related to health and learning. A primary objective will be to engage in opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes related to collaborative competencies and promote interprofessional learning to foster interprofessional practice.

KHS 400 - Fieldwork
Students will be given the opportunity to apply their knowledge in a specific professional role related to their major. The Fieldwork experience will be undertaken by the student under supervision of a mentor/host professional and the fieldwork coordinator. The placement is a minimum of 14 weeks full time. This component is Pass/Fail, and must be taken concurrently with KHS 405 (Fieldwork Project). *** Prerequisite: KHS 300, completion of 75 credit hours within the program; completion of required major courses; a minimum 60% PGPA; and, a minimum 65% major GPA.*** ***Co-requisite: KHS 405***

KHS 405 - Fieldwork Project
This course offers the senior sport and recreation management, therapeutic recreation and kinesiology student with the opportunity to use their knowledge in skill in a professional setting. Further, students will learn about professional environments through a program and service delivery lens. Seminar-based discussions will help students critically analyse their experiences, appreciate and examine various perspectives, and develop theoretical and practical ideas for their projects. ***Corequisite: KHS 400*** *Note: KHS 400 and KHS 405 must be taken concurrently.*