Certificate in Global Kinesiology & Physical Education (U of T Global Scholar)

The Global Scholars Certificate is designed for students who have interest in studying courses with a major focus on international, global and/or Indigenous content.  Students will gain a global perspective and learn about the increasingly important role of kinesiology and physical education in health, physical activity and their intersections in a global context. 

REQUIREMENTS: Students currently registered in FKPE must successfully complete 2.0 FCE from the following Global Pathway list of courses as part of their BKin degree requirements: KPE 200H, KPE 300H, KPE 302H, KPE 304H, KPE 305H, KPE 307H, KPE 321H, KPE 355Y*, KPE 401H, KPE 404H, KPE 405H, KPE 455Y*, KPE 495H* and study abroad courses for credit.  Course names are listed below.  Courses with an asterisk have varying topics and will only count towards the certificate if the focus of study/placement is on an international, global or Indigenous topic.

N.B. Students do not have to apply for this certificate.  The Registrar’s Office will confirm eligibility for the certificate upon graduation.  All eligible certificate holders will be considered University of Toronto Global Scholars.

Please contact the Registrar’s Office  for further information: undergrad.kpe@utoronto.ca.

 

Global Pathway List of Courses

KPE 200H  Physical Culture and the Human Condition
KPE 300H Physical Culture and Social Inequality
KPE 302H Media, Health and Exercise Sciences
KPE 304H  Violence, Suffering and Physical Culture
KPE 305H  Geographies of Physical Cultures
KPE 307H  Olympic and Paralympic Studies
KPE 321H  Population Health
*KPE 355Y  Interpersonal Theory in Kinesiology & Physical Education
KPE 401H  International Development Through Sport
KPE 404H  Illness, Disease and Physical Culture
KPE 405H  Race, Indigeneity and Physical Culture
*KPE 455Y  Kinesiology & Physical Education in Society
*KPE 495H  Independent Study

*Courses with an asterisk have varying topics and will only count towards the certificate if the focus of study/placement is on an international, global or Indigenous topic.