Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description: The Bachelor of Arts in Recreation Sport and Tourism (BARST) degree explores the wide world of recreation and leisure, from tourism, to fitness programs, to arts, culture and heritage programs. The BARST degree also gives you the opportunity to specialize in an area of interest: Community Development, Sport and Recreation Management, or Tourism and Natural Environments. No matter what area you specialize in, a BARST degree will prepare you for numerous career opportunities in one of the world's fastest-growing industries.

The Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation gives you access to all the state-of-the-art learning, research, and athletic facilities at the University of Alberta, while offering small class sizes and specialized, interactive programs. With every degree program, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain work experience by completing a practicum in your final year.

URL: Recreation, Sport and Tourism 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: Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 74
Prerequisites:*

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

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Computer Related Studies or Grade12 Calculus and Vectors
  • Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Earth and Space Science or Grade12 Advanced Functions or Grade12 Data Management
  • Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science
  • Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science
  • Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 Mathematics