Office of the Registrar
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (2006/2007)
4.7 Honours Degrees
  1. An honours degree signifies superior academic achievement.

  2. An application for admission to any of the honours degrees is not required. Rather, students indicate on the prescribed application for graduation form that they wish to be considered for an honours degree.

  3. To receive an honours degree, a candidate shall:

    • meet the requirements of the general degree;

    • successfully complete HKR 4600 and HKR 4610 with a minimum grade of 75% in each course

    • obtain an overall average of 75% or better on all HKR courses for the degree; and

    • obtain an overall average of 70% on the 120 credit hours required for the degree.

  4. In addition to meeting the above-noted requirements, candidates for an honours degree in recreation shall include HKR 4610, and either HKR 4625 or HKR 4635 in their degree program.

  5. A candidate for the honours degree who does not fulfill these conditions but fulfills the requirements for the general degree shall be awarded the general degree.

  6. Candidates are not permitted to repeat or substitute courses or work terms for the purpose of meeting the academic requirements for honours degrees.

  7. A candidate who, for academic reasons, has been required to withdraw from a program offered by the School will not be eligible for the honours degree.