6.3 Bachelor of Physical Education

  • The Bachelor of Physical Education may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis and requires 120 credit hours as outlined in Bachelor of Physical Education.

  • This program is offered in the Teaching and General degrees.

  • Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses are regulated by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Eligible CRW courses are indicated under Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Course Descriptions.

A student is encouraged to consider the honours regulations outlined under Honours Degree.

Bachelor of Physical Education
Required Non-HKR Courses
(27 Credit Hours)
Required HKR Courses
(63 Credit Hours)
Elective Courses
(30 credit hours)

3 credit hours in a Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) designated course

English 1090 or 1000

Mathematics 1000 and 3 credit hours in an elective course, or 6 credit hours chosen from Mathematics 1050, 1051, 1052, 1053, 1090, 109A/B.

Psychology 1000, 1001

6 credit hours in a laboratory science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics is recommended)

Statistics 2550 or equivalent

HKR 2000

HKR 2004

HKR 2100

HKR 2210

HKR 2220

HKR 2300

HKR 2310

HKR 2320

HKR 2500

HKR 3110 (Students following the Bachelor of Physical Education (General) degree must replace HKR 3110 with 6 credit hours in HKR elective courses at the 2000 level or above.)

HKR 3220

HKR 3300

HKR 3310

HKR 3320

HKR 3340

HKR 3400

HKR 4210

HKR 4220

HKR 4420

HKR 4600

6 credit hours in HKR elective courses at the 2000 level or above.

A minimum of 24 credit hours in a Minor or an acceptable Academic Discipline. In choosing the minor students must follow the minor regulations of the appropriate Faculty or School. Students must select from and follow the Academic Discipline requirements of the Faculty of Education Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Secondary), Admission Regulations.

No more than 6 credit hours at the 1000 level may be included in the 24 credit-hour Academic Discipline.

At least 3 credit hours at the 3000 level or higher must be included in the 24 credit-hour Academic Discipline.

Additional Requirement

At the time of graduation, students require proof of current certification in first aid and CPR. These certifications must be submitted to the School’s Academic Program Officer.

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