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2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
    
2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Literacy, BHPE


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The Physical Literacy major provides an opportunity for graduates to contribute to the physical, emotional, and psychological wellness effects of living an active life. Students who complete this major will contribute to the Provincial focus on health and physical education. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to shift the focus to the importance of physical activity and healthy lifestyles through educating, facilitating and promoting healthy and active lifestyles at the community and recreation levels throughout Alberta.

All BHPE - Physical Literacy major students must complete the following courses in order to complete the BHPE core and major specific degree requirements:

General Education


There is one course listed in the Physical Literacy Major Requirements that satisfies both the major requirements and a portion of the General Education requirements. In addition to this one course, students require nine additional General Education courses to meet the General Education requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education - Physical Literacy.

  1. Four courses will be taken at the foundational level: one from each of the thematic clusters.
  2. Two courses will be taken at the second tier: no more than one from each of the thematic clusters (excluding Cluster 1)
  3. Three courses must be taken at the third tier, selected from at least two of the thematic clusters.

Students admitted to the Bachelor of Health and Physical Education - Physical Literacy program requires specific general education courses to meet graduation requirements. These are specified in the program curriculum. For incoming students in the BHPE program, it is important to seek clarification of these requirements and up-to-date registration information through an Academic Advisor in the Department of Health and Physical Education. For details on the nature and structure of General Education visit:  mtroyal.ca/gened/courses.

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