Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Description: This program provides you with the theoretical knowledge, instructional skills, and leadership skills to facilitate physical activity, fitness, and sport programs for people along the continuum of impairments, and across all age groups and environments.

This major is taken as part of a Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin) degree, which takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement, examining both the arts-based and science-based aspects of Kinesiology and allows you to specialize in an area of study.

URL: Physical Education – Adapted Physical Activity at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Coaches

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • English
  • 2 of Humanities or International Languages or Mathematics or Science
  • Visual Arts or Health and Physical Education or Mathematics or Science
  • Chemistry or Computer and Information Science or Earth and Space Science or Biology

Applicants must have: one of the following courses: Studies in Literature ETS4U, Anglais EAE4U, English EAL4U, or English ENG4U; two of the following subjects: Humanities, Languages other than English, or Math/Sciences; one of the following subjects: Fine Arts, Physical Education, Math/Sciences; and one of the following courses: Chemistry SCH4U, Computer Studies ICS4U, Earth & Space Science SES4U, Biology SBI4U, Calculus and Vectors MCV4U, Math of Data Mgmt MDM4U, Advanced Functions MHF4U, or Physics SPH4U.