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Transferring to UVic - Kinesiology Major

Here's what to take in your first year at Camosun if you're planning to transfer to UVic.

This program is competitive entry. At a minimum, you must get at least an overall GPA of a B but your grades are only one factor for admission. Details available online: UVic's School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education.

You can take some of the courses that meet admission requirements for this program. Camosun does not offer the Year 2 courses you need for this major, so you'll need to start planning your admission to UVic early in your studies.

What to take for first year

  Course Course Name Notes
All of CHEM 120 College Chemistry 1  
CHEM 121 College Chemistry 2  
ENGL 151 Academic Writing Strategies  
EPHE 143 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Physical Activity This is a required course not offered at Camosun. Talk with a Camosun Academic Advisor to discuss your options
One of ENGL 161 Literary Genres  
ENGL 163 Introduction to Literary Traditions  
One pair of BIOL 102 Non-Majors Biology (Diversity) and BIOL 103 Non-Majors General Biology
BIOL 124 Evolution and Diversity and BIOL 126 Physiological Basis of Life
BIOL 150 Human Anatomy and BIOL 151 Human Physiology
Two of Electives An elective is any course that transfers to UVic. Use the BC Transfer Guide to confirm course transferability.
Recommended electives:


Contact a Camosun Academic Advisor.

For specific questions about UVic’s admission policies, deadlines and GPA requirements, contact the UVic Welcome Centre.

Year 2 and beyond

Because not all course work needed is available at Camosun College, you will need to start discussions with UVic about planning your admission and transfer to their program, and how you will transition there.

Learn more.

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