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2017-18 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
2017-18 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

In addition to the above list, Physical Literacy students require nine General Education courses and four electives. Students are required to take four foundation General Education courses (one from each cluster), one course in the second tier from the Communication cluster (Cluster 2) and then four courses from the third tier (courses must be from at least two different clusters).

The BHPE - 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:


There are three courses listed in the Physical Literacy Major Requirements (above) that satisfy both the major requirements and a portion of the General Education requirements. In addition to these three courses, students require nine additional General Education courses.

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