Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

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To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the Recreation Management and Community Development program page.

Choose the four year B.R.M.C.D. to study in the areas of community development, tourism, leisure, sport and event management, and outdoor recreation.

B.R.M.C.D. Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development

First Year Courses Credit Hours
KPER 1200 Physical Activity, Health and Wellness 3
KPER 1400 Concepts of Recreation and Leisure 3
PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology 6
SOC 1200 Introduction to Sociology 6
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 3
Electives 9
Total Credit Hours 30

 

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing admission to Recreation Management and Community Development with another program, note that 24 credit hours, including KPER 1400, is required. (Pending Senate approval in June 2017)
  • KPER 1200 and KPER 1400 are prerequisites for required second year courses in the program. It is recommended to complete these in first year.
  • Choose electives from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FROM UNIVERSITY 1:

Minimum Credit Hours: 24 credit hours of specific coursework. See the 2018/2019 Applicant Information Bulletin (when available).
Minimum Course Load:

University 1 may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

Students completing admission requirements in Summer Session in the year of application will be given second priority. See the Applicant Information Bulletin for more details.

W Requirement: Not required for admission. Will be met by KPER 2120 (W) in Year 2 of the program.
M Requirement: Not required for admission. Will be met by STAT 1000 (M), when completed.
Minimum GPA: 2.00. Admission is competitive - a higher than minimum GPA may be required and varies each year depending on the applicant pool. A minimum grade of 'C' is required in the KPER courses.
Additional Requirements: None.
Selection Criteria: Grades only.

HIGH SCHOOL PREREQUISITES FOR UNIVERSITY-LEVEL COURSES:

  • Math 40S minimum 50% required.

MINIMUM TIME TO GRADUATION:

  • 4 years (120 credit hours).

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June 2017
First Year Planning Guide