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Exercise & Wellness

Admission Requirements

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Admission requirements

Effective Date: September 2019

To apply into the first year of the Diploma or Degree programs in Exercise & Wellness, you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

Requirement High school course Camosun course Alternatives
English
one of:
Math
one of:
Biology
one of:

Note ENGL 151 will require English 12 with a C+ or higher as a pre-requisite. Students may enter this program with a C in English 12, but must complete one of the English courses listed above or successfully complete a Camosun assessment to meet the prerequisite for ENGL 151.

Participation requirements

During the course of the program, you will be required to:

  • Obtain certification from two sport, coaching and/or fitness licensing programs.*
  • Submit a lifestyle questionnaire and health related fitness assessment that will identify your current level of fitness and will support your future development. The questionnaire will provide individual baseline data and assessments will assist in the measurement of your progress over the course of the program.
  • Sustain an optimal level of fitness (relative to your abilities) throughout the duration of the program.
  • Obtain valid certificates for CPR (Health Care Provider) and Standard First Aid. You'll have the opportunity to obtain these during the program.*
  • Criminal Record Check: During this program, you may be working with children and/or vulnerable adults. In order to participate in work integrated learning experiences, such as a practicum or work term, you will need to complete a criminal record check through the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General for Camosun College. Camosun will email you with information on how to complete the Criminal Record Check (CRC) process. You are responsible for all associated costs.
  • Participate in field-based instruction in a variety of environmental conditions.

*You will be responsible for all additional costs associated with these requirements.

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Completion requirements

Diploma in Exercise and Wellness

  • complete all year one and two courses with an overall GPA of at least 3.0

Diploma in Exercise and Wellness, Internship Designation

  • complete all year one and two courses with an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • COM in COOP WEP
  • COM in EXW 101 or EXW 101P

Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership—Exercise and Wellness Specialization

  • complete all program courses (years one through four) with an overall GPA of at least 3.0

Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership—Exercise and Wellness Specialization, Internship Designation

  • complete all program courses (years one through four) with an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • COM in COOP WEP
  • COM or DST in SFL 401 or SFL 401P

Missing admission requirements?

Camosun offers alternative courses and upgrading programs to help you get started.

What kind of applicant are you?

Camosun has three different applicant categories:

  • Adult
  • Current BC/Yukon High School Student
  • International

Learn more.

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