COMBINED HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN KINESIOLOGY-BA AND BACHELOR OF LAWS
The minimum requirements for admission are:
- complete first year in the School of Kinesiology with an overall average of at least 80%, and Kinesiology 080a/b and Kinesiology 088a/b must average to 80% with no grade lower than a 'C'.
- complete second year of the Kinesiology program with a minimum overall average of 80%, and
- achieve a competitive LSAT score as determined by the Faculty of Law. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee a position in the program.
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee a position in the program.
Students applying to this program must submit a letter of intent to the Director of the School of Kinesiology by September 30th of the applicant's second year in Kinesiology. A separate application must also be submitted to the Faculty of Law in accordance with the submission deadlines advertised in The University of Western Ontario academic calendar.
The program will take six academic years to complete. In years one and two, students will be registered in the School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences and will follow the Kinesiology curriculum outlined below. Students will register in the Faculty of Law in year three and will take the curriculum outlined below. In years four, five and six, students will be registered in both the School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Law and will take an approved mix of Kinesiology and Law courses as outlined below. Students are required to take 48 credit weights of upper-year Law School courses, including the core curriculum and the other mandatory requirements of the Law Program. Upon completion of the program students will receive both a BA Honors Specialization in Kinesiology and an LLB.
Students registered in the program are expected to abide by all guidelines associated with each of the individual programs.
Registration in 1st year must be in the School of Kinesiology.
Kinesiology 080a/b, 088a/b, Physiology 021 or equivalent plus three
courses numbered 001-099 selected from other Faculties / Programs.
To progress to second year Kinesiology, students must obtain an average of at least 70% on the five full courses selected, with no grade lower than 60%. As well, students must achieve a principal course average (Kinesiology 080a/b, Kinesiology 088a/b and Physiology 021 or equivalent plus two additional courses) of at least 70%.
Two full-course equivalent non-Kinesiology electives
Note: A minimum of a half Statistics course is a pre- or co-requisite to Kinesiology 332a/b
Law 407, 410, 412, 425, 430, 477, 322
Fourth, Fifth, Sixth Years
By the end of the program, students must have completed the following requirements:
Law 401a/b, 403a/b, 414a/b, 438a/b, 446a/b, 476a/b
Law electives equalling at least 24 credit weights. One of these courses must have an essay requirement of at least two credit weights.
Kinesiology 236a/b, 250a/b, 263F/G, 390F/G, 398F/G, 459a/b, 460F/G, 332a/b
One full course equivalent from: Kinesiology 358a/b, 363F/G, 388a/b, 399a/b, 441a/b, 468a/b
472a/b, 491F, 492G, 493F/G, 498a/b
One senior full course equivalent elective offered outside of the School of Kinesiology and the Faculty of Law.
Once admitted to the program, students would be required to maintain a 75% or B average in every year of the program.
Failure to Meet Progression Requirements
A student who fails to meet these progression requirements would be required to withdraw from the program. However, if that student has met the progression requirements of either the Kinesiology or Law program, he or she will be allowed to proceed to the next year of that program. In order to graduate a student who is withdrawn from the concurrent program must complete all the degree requirements of the program in which he or she is registered.
Students in the program are considered for the Dean's Honor List in the Faculty in which they are enrolled. In years four, five, and six, students must meet the standards of both the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Law in order to be on the Dean's Honor List.
Graduation with Distinction
Students in the program must meet the conditions of both the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Law in order to graduate with distinction.
In year one and two, students will pay the prevailing tuition levels to the Faculty of Health Sciences. In year three, students will pay the prevailing tuition to the Faculty of Law. When enroled in years four, five, and six of the program, students will pay one half of the prevailing tuition to the Faculty of Health Sciences and one half of the prevailing tuition to the Faculty of Law.
Students enrolled in the program may be eligible in the fifth year for exchange programs offered within either faculty provided that both program Directors approve.