Apr 26, 2018  
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Research Certificate in Kinesiology


The Research Certificate in Kinesiology is open to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation's BSc Kin or BKin degree programs. Consent of the Faculty is required. Normally, a student will be able to fulfill the requirements for this certificate as part of a BSc Kin or BKin program although some students may need to complete more than the minimum number of credits required in order to qualify for both the degree and the certificate.

Students may pursue the Research Certificate in Kinesiology by fulfilling the existing requirements for their program and by completing ★24 as follows:

  1. ★9 from a list of 300- and 400-level approved option courses that include instruction and experience in research methods, data collection, data handling and analysis, interpretation, and/or practical skills. Current list of approved courses is available from the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Student Services Office. A maximum of ★6 may be selected from KIN 398 , KIN 399 , KIN 498 , or PERLS 495 .
  2. KIN 493  (★15) Professional Practicum focused on research completed under the supervision of a University of Alberta academic faculty member or an approved research affiliate, OR completion of an approved summer research award for undergraduate students (e.g., NSERC, Roger Smith).
  3. Presentation at a conference either on or off campus.

Students wishing to receive the Research Certificate in Kinesiology must apply through Undergraduate Student Services in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation by the application deadline for convocation (see Academic Schedule ).