Areas of interest for the Honours Bachelor with specialization in Human Kinetics

Community Recreation and Sport
Course code Course title Credit hours

APA4101

Anthropology of Sport and Leisure

3

APA4114

Gender, Sport and Leisure

3

APA4115

Sport and Identities

3

LSR1105

Leisure and Canadian Society

3

LSR2110

Leisure: Concepts and Values

3

LSR2135

Recreation and Political Processes

3

LSR3107

Leisure and Cultural Development

3

LSR3116

Leisure Counseling

3

LSR3380

In-School Recreation Mentoring for Youth at Risk

3

Career Options: This area of interest prepares students to work in program development, implementation and evaluation within various organizations involved in community development work such as: social service agencies, correctional facilities, women’s centres, nursing homes, group homes, ethnic and multicultural organizations, organizations that work with specific populations (e.g. homeless, persons with disabilities, aging, youth at risk), community centres, municipal sport and recreation department and services, non-profit organizations (e.g. YM-YWCA, Boys and Girls Clubs). Options within private enterprise can also be explored with regards to employee wellness programs.


 

Socio-cultural Studies in Sport and Leisure
Course code Course title Credit hours

APA3123

Hockey and Canadian Culture

3

APA3142

Sociology of Health in Canada

3

APA4101

Anthropology of Sport and Leisure

3

APA4112

Political Economy of Sport and Physical Activity

3

APA4114

Gender, Sport and leisure

3

APA4115

Sport and Identities

3

APA4900

Études dirigées / Directed Studies

3

FEM2104

Women and Health

3

LSR1105

Leisure and Canadian Society

3

LSR2110

Leisure: Concepts and Values

3

LSR2135

Recreation and Political Processes

3

LSR3107

Leisure and Cultural Development

3

LSR3116

Leisure Counseling

3

Career Options: This area of interest prepares students to work in research, policy analysis and planning, in program development, implementation and evaluation within various sport and leisure organizations such as: governmental agencies and departments at the federal, provincial and territorial level (e.g., Sport Canada, provincial ministry of sport and leisure) as well as at the level of municipalities (e.g. community centers, sport and leisure division); national, provincial, territorial and local amateur sport, physical activity and/or recreation non-profit organizations (e.g., Hockey Canada, CAPHERD, Basketball Ontario, OFSSA, Canadian Parks and Recreation Association, Vancouver 2010; Commonwealth Games Canada; Ym-YWCA, Boys and Girls Clubs). Sport journalism is another avenue that can be explored with this training.


 

Sport and Leisure Management
Course code Course title Credit hours
ADM1100 Introduction to Business Management 3

or

 

 

ADM1101

Social Context of Business

3

APA3113

Management of Sporting Events and Festivals

3

APA4112

Political Economy of Sport and Physical Activity

3

APA4120

Supervision of intervenors and helping relations

3

APA4145

Sport and Recreation Marketing

3

LSR2118

Recreation and Program Development and Evaluation

3

LSR2122

Tourism

3

LSR2135

Recreation and Political Processes

3

LSR2312

Principles of Leadership in Recreation

3

LSR3105

Recreation Resources Conservation

3

Career Options: This area of interest prepares students to work in various sport and leisure organizations such as national sport organizations (e.g., Hockey Canada, Soccer Canada, Skate Canada, Canada Games Council, Canadian Olympic Committee), provincial sport organizations, local and regional sport organizations, municipal recreation departments, provincial and federal departments (e.g., Sport Canada, Sport Québec, Parks Canada). There are also private or professional organizations, such as the Ottawa Senators (NHL), YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, ski hills, gyms (e.g., GoodLife, Nautilus Plus), resorts, and university sport services or campus recreation departments, which hire sport and leisure management students.


 

Coaching in Sport
Course code Course title Credit hours

APA3116

Principles of Coaching

3

APA3119

Coaching Training Methods

3

APA3121

Human Motor Skill Development

3

APA3125

Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

3

APA3324

Techniques and Strategies in Sport

3

APA4160

Fitness Testing and Exercise Prescription

3

APA4313

Exercise and Disease Prevention

3

APA4320

Advanced Coaching: Total Preparation in a Sport

3

LSR2312

Principles of Leadership

3

LSR3380

In-School Recreation Mentoring for Youth at Risk

3

Career Options: This area of interest prepares student to become certified by the Coaching Association of Canada through their National Coaching Certification Program. The certification will be at the level of Competition-introduction. You will be trained to teach basic sport skills and athletic abilities in a fun, and safe environment and will be prepared for local and/or regional level of competitions.


 

National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)

 

Teaching in Schools and other Settings
Course code Course title Credit hours

APA3111

Intervention Observation and Experimentation

3

APA3116

Principles of Coaching

3

APA3121

Human Motor Skill Development

3

APA3122

Physical Activity and Health

3

APA3125

Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

3

APA3142

Sociology of Health in Canada

3

APA3324

Techniques and Strategies in Sport

3

APA4111

Internship / Clinical Experience

3

APA4120

Supervision of Intervenors and Helping Relations

3

APA4160

Fitness Testing and Exercise Prescription

3

APA4313

Exercise and Disease Prevention

3

LSR2312

Principles of Leadership

3

LSR3380

In-School Recreation Mentoring for Youth at Risk

3

SVS2125

Health and Social Inequity

3

Career Options: This area of interest prepares students to work in private and public organizations that involve the teaching of physical activity programs for different populations (e.g., children, adolescents, adults, elderly) in settings such as the Boys and Girls Club, Community Health Centres, Campus Recreation Departments, Daycares, Residences, Resorts, Summer Camps, and YMCA.


 

Psychology/Consultation in Sport, Physical Activity and Health
Course code Course title Credit hours

APA3143

Physical Activity and Community Health

3

APA4116

Applied Sport and Performance Psychology

3

APA4123

Physical Activity Counselling

3

APA4900

Études dirigées / Directed Studies

3

FEM2104

Women and Health

3

LSR2312

Principles of Leadership

3

LSR3116

Leisure Counseling

3

PSY2110

Social Psychology

3

PSY3102

Psychology of Interpersonal Relations

3

Career Options: This area of interest prepares students to be involved in sport organizations, public health systems, and private fitness facilities

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