Practicum Courses for the BPHE programs

Only students registered in a BPHE (Honours or Concurrent) program are allowed to register in practicum courses.


  • A collaboration between Queen's Athletics and Recreation and the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies provides students in the Kinesiology or Physical Health Education programs a unique three-year, mini-stream of study that allows selected students the opportunity to explore the field of (1) Athletic Therapy or (2) Strength and Conditioning.
  • The Revved Up Lab in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, which was established to meet a service gap in the Kingston community for a community-based exercise program for individuals with mobility impairments, also offers a mini-stream in Exercise, Disability and Aging for students starting in their third year.
  • A Research Mini-Stream consisting of four courses:  KNPE 251/3.0 (Statistics); HLTH 252/3.0 (Research Methods); KNPE 352/3.0 (Research Internship) and KNPE 595/6.0 Honours Thesis).

Course Summaries

The School of Kinesiology and Health Studies posts summaries of individual courses which expands of the course description in the Calendar. It includes the course description, course objectives, contact hours, textbooks, methods of evaluations and course outline. The summaries posted are based on the most recent offering of the specific course.

Detailed Course Outlines

Professors post detailed course outlines on Moodle which are available to students currently registered in the course.

Independent Courses

Fourth-year students are allowed, with special permission, to get course credit for independent work supervised by a professor.

Course Exclusions

If a course has significant overlap with another course offered in the Faculty of Arts and Science, students cannot take both for credit towards their degree.  For example, PHGY 210/6.0 has an exclusion to both KNPE 125/3.0 and KNPE 225/3.0.  Students are advised to refer to the course description in the Arts and Science Calendar or on SOLUS.