Curriculum Guideline

Physical Education and Coaching (Bachelor)

Effective Date:
Program Code
BPEC
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Science & Technology
Department
Sport Science
Credential Type
Bachelor's Degree
Transcript Title
PE&Coaching - Bach Degree
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201330
End Term
201420
Institutional Unit
Sport Science
Credential
Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching
Length of Program
Eight semesters
Credits
128.00
Admissions Requirements

2nd Year BPEC Admission Requirements

The Sport Science department uses a preferential admissions procedure for entry into the BPEC program. Admission to year two of the BPEC program is contingent upon:

  1. Availability of seats; and
  2. Completion of a minimum 24 undergraduate credits with a minimum GPA of 2.33, and
  3. Completed and/or enrolled courses must include:
  • Minimum of 9 Sport Science or equivalent credits; and
  • BIOL 1109 or BIOL 1103 or equivalent; and
  • BIOL 1209 or BIOL 1203 or equivalent; and
  • 3 credits of university transfer English; and
  • Submission of two reference letters and
  • Submission of a Consent to a Criminal Record Check form is required upon acceptance to the program. Any CRS with a notation of record will be reviewed by the Registrar's Office.
  • The preferential admission process will assign scores to the following admission criteria:
    • The two admission reference letters from coaches, PE teachers or community leaders verifying physical education, sport or work experience and character reference; and
    • Cumulative GPA
  • Following this review applicants are then ranked according to their total score. Applicants with the same total score will be offered seats based on their date of application.
  • 3rd Year BPEC Admission Requirements

    The Sport Science department uses a preferential admissions procedure for entry into the BPEC program. Admission to year three of the BPEC program is contingent upon:

    1. Availability of seats; and
    2. Completion of a minimum 54 undergraduate credits with a minimum GPA of 2.33, and
    3. Completed and/or enrolled courses must include:
  • Submission of two reference letters and
  • Submission of a Consent to a Criminal Record Check form is required upon acceptance to the program. Any CRS with a notation of record will be reviewed by the Registrar's Office
  • The preferential admission process will assign scores to the following admission criteria:
    • The two admission reference letters from coaches, PE teachers or community leaders verifying physical education, sport or work experience and character reference; and
    • Cumulative GPA
  • Following this review applicants are then ranked according to their total score. Applicants with the same total score will be offered seats based on their date of application.
  • Curriculum Framework

    Graduation Requirements:

    Foundation & breadth

    ENGL
    (6 credits)

    MATH
    (3 credits)

    SCIENCE
    (9 credits)

    Electives (12 credits)

    ENGL 1130 (3)
    + English Literature course (3)

    MATH (3) (1)

    BIOL 1109 or BIOL 1103 (3) or equivalent

    6 credits from any discipline except SPSC

       

    +
    BIOL 1209 or BIOL 1203 (3) or equivalent

    +
    6 credits from any discipline

       

    +
    Lab Science (3)

     

    Focus (1000/2000 Level)

    SPSC core (30 credits)

    SPSC applied methods (12 credits)

    SPSC 1103 (3)

    SPSC 1105 (3)

    SPSC 1151 (3)

    SPSC 1164 (3)

    SPSC 1192 (3)

    SPSC 1195 (3)

    SPSC 2205 (3)

    SPSC 2210 (3)

    SPSC 2231 (3)

    SPSC 2275 (3)

    12 credits of SPSC applied methods or activity courses (2)

    Course topics must include a minimum of 1.5 credits in each of the following areas:

    1) team sport,

    2) dance,

    3) movement education,

    4) alternative environment (aquatics or outdoor education)

     

     

    SPSC (30 credits)

    Electives (15 credits)

    SPSC fieldwork + portfolio (8 credits)

    PHIL (3 credits)

    SPSC 3158 (3)

    SPSC 3240 (3)

    SPSC 3276 (3)

    SPSC 3399 (3)

    SPSC 4199 (3)

    SPSC 4231 (3)

    SPSC 4291 (3)

    + Upper Level

    SPSC Electives (9)

    Maximum 6 credits from Upper Level SPSC courses

    Fieldwork

    SPSC 2101 (1.5)

    SPSC 3101 (1.5)

    SPSC 3201 (1.5)

    SPSC 4101 (1.5)

    + Portfolio

    SPSC 2211 (1)

    SPSC 4211 (1)

    SPSC 4205 (3)

    Note 1: MATH 1191 is recommended for future elementary teachers and a minimum of MATH 1234 is recommended for future Secondary teachers

    Note 2: SPSC applied methods courses or activity courses are typically numbered 13xx or 23xx

    Note 3: Most post-secondary institutions and discipline areas require a minimum of 15 credits of upper-level course work in one area to qualify as a minor.

    Non-academic graduation requirements

    1. NCCP Competition/Introduction A and B
    2. NCCP Competition Development
    3. Active First Aid and CPR (B or C)
    4. Active BCRPA Fitness Theory Certification
    5. High Five - Principles of Health Childhood Development Certification