As a student in the Kinesiology Honours Bachelor of Science program at Waterloo, you’ll learn to solve movement-related health problems and to develop strategies to prevent them. Your first year will provide you with foundational kinesiology and science courses to get you started on your exciting academic and professional path.
Your first year in Kinesiology consists of 10 required courses and two required labs. We enroll you in all of your required courses and create your schedules. You do not have to select any courses in your first year.
Fall term: September to December
The following courses will appear automatically on your schedule for the fall term:
- KIN 104 - Fundamentals of Kinesiology
- KIN 104L - Fundamentals of Kinesiology Lab
- HEALTH 107 - Sociology of Activity, Health, and Well-being
- BIOL 130 - Introductory Cell Biology
- CHEM 120 - Physical and Chemical Properties of Matter
- MATH 124 - Calculus and Vector Algebra for Kinesiology
You do not have to select any elective courses for the fall term.
NOTE: Tutorials and the lab start during the second week of classes and take place every other week. Make sure to check your class schedule for these dates and times. You must attend the lab on each of the dates listed on your class schedule.
Winter term: January to April
The following courses will appear automatically on your schedule for the winter term:
- KIN 100 - Human Anatomy: Limbs and Trunk
- KIN 100L - Human Anatomy Lab
- KIN 146 - Introduction to Human Nutrition
- BIOL 273 - Principles of Human Physiology
- PSYCH 101 - Introductory Psychology
- PHYS 111 - Physics 1
You do not have to select any elective courses for the winter term.
You can log into Quest to view your winter schedule in November.
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We know that university life can seem intimidating, that's why we’re here to help. If you have questions about the program, your Offer of Admission, or your class schedule, please contact us.
We look forward to your first year!