School of Human Kinetics and Recreation

REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF RECREATION (CO-OPERATIVE)

Admission

Program of Study


Admission

1) Admission to the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program is on the basis of competition for a limited number of places. The final decision on admission rests with the Admissions Committee of the School.

NOTE: Students intending to undertake the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program should note that it is possible to enter Term 1 only in the fall semester (September of each year). Attention is drawn to the admission regulations below.

2) Application forms are available from the Office of the Registrar. Applications should be submitted no later than March 1 of the year in which admission is sought.

3) All applications for admission or re-admission to the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar. A complete application includes an application to the school, an application to the University (for those who have not attended Memorial University in the preceding semesters), and any supporting documentation. Note: prior experience in recreation leadership will be considered during the admission process.

NOTE: Admission/re-admission to the University does not necessarily constitute admission/re-admission to the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program.

4) To be considered for direct entry from high school to the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program, students are required to meet the General Admission requirements of Memorial University of Newfoundland as outlined in the University calendar. In addition, students must have successfully completed the prerequisites for Mathematics 1090 or Mathematics 1000.

5) Applicants seeking admission to the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program through transfer from within Memorial University of Newfoundland or other accredited post-secondary programs or institutions must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65% to be considered for admission. The applicant is responsible for having official transcripts and other supporting documentation forwarded from the relevant institution(s) to the Office of the Registrar. Transfer students from other post-secondary programs or institutions will be considered for advanced standing as determined by the Admissions Committee of the School.

6) Students may indicate on their Application for Admission to the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) Degree program that they wish to be considered for Advanced Standing. The Admissions Committee will forward its recommendation for advanced standing to the Committee on Undergraduate Studies of the School for approval. No applicant granted advanced standing will be admitted beyond Academic Term 4.

Students admitted to the program at a level beyond Academic Term 1, without successfully completing all courses required up to that level, must successfully complete each course prior to the end of Academic Term 7. Successful completion shall mean a grade or 50% or higher in all non-Recreation, non-Kinesiology, non-Physical Education courses, and 60% or higher in all Recreation, Kinesiology and Physical Education courses.

7) Students who have been admitted to a particular degree program offered by the School and who wish to change to another degree program within the School must submit a new Application form to the Office of the Registrar that may be considered in competition with all other students and as resources permit.

8) Transcripts and other documentation must be submitted in English and all translations of documentation must be certified.

Students may be required to demonstrate, by test, their proficiency in English (see ADMISSION/READMISSION TO THE UNIVERSITY (UNDERGRADUATE).

9) In special cases, the Committee on Undergraduate Studies of the School, on the recommendation of the Admissions Committee, may waive the admission requirements, or deny admission to any student.

Program of Study

1) A total of 120 credit hours is required for the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program. Every candidate shall be required to complete three work terms.

2) Courses shall normally be taken in academic terms in the sequence, order and load as set out in TABLE 6 - BACHELOR OF RECREATION (CO-OPERATIVE) PROGRAM. Academic terms and work periods shall normally be taken in the sequence as set out in TABLE 7 - PLAN OF OPERATION BACHELOR OF RECREATION (CO-OPERATIVE) PROGRAM.

3) The courses required for the Bachelor of Recreation (Co-operative) program are as follows:

4) The need for a specific course(s) or work term require-ment(s) may be waived by the Committee on Undergraduate Studies of the School for students who apply for exemption from the course(s) or work term requirement(s) in question. Students requesting exemption from any work term requirement must submit medical and/or other evidence to support such exemption, to the Committee on Undergraduate Studies of the School. Notwithstanding the preceding, students must successfully complete a minimum of two work terms.


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