New Curriculum at Langara

How do I apply for the Kinesiology Program at Langara?

The Kinesiology department is part of the Arts & Science/University transfer program at Langara College. If you are registered as a student at Langara, you can enroll in Human Kinetics courses, provided seats are available and there are no prerequisites. For more information regarding general admission to Langara, please visit the admission requirements area.


In what order should I take the Kinesiology courses to achieve my diploma?

Courses can be taken in any order, except for those courses requiring specific prerequisites. However, courses such as KINS 1100 & KINS 1103 provide an introductory overview to the area of Kinesiology. Alternately, courses such as KINS 1151 and KINS 1190 involve more detailed math and biology concepts and students without this background may wish to take these courses in later semesters.


What career opportunities are available in the field of Kinesiology?

Many of our students plan to continue after receiving their diploma, to complete a University degree and/or continue on to a Masters degree in such fields as physiotherapy or occupational therapy. Other examples of career opportunities include teaching of physical education, coaching, fitness training/assessment, athletic training, and ergonomics.


What volunteer and job opportunities are available in Kinesiology at Langara?

KINS students may be eligible to work as part of the Student Work Assist Program (SWAP), which provide paid employment for students who demonstrate financial need. Students can work in the gymnasium equipment room or as lab aides during the anatomy and physiology open lab times. Students may also become part of the Langara VOLT program which allows students to seek out volunteer opportunities in their field of interest.

For more information about these programs specifically within the KIN department, please contact our Instructional Assistant.