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Sport and Physical Education

Score a degree that will help you teach valuable skills people need to get and stay physically fit.

Limited enrolment program.

Provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential to sport and physical education activity

Academic Advisor

Dr. Barbara Ravel

Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 1038

Email: bravel@laurentian.ca

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Delivery Method: On campus
Program Language: English

Sport and Physical Education is a limited enrolment program. 

 

Ontario High School Applicants

1 grade 12 English U/M course

1 grade 12 U Biology or Exercise Science

4 other grade 12 U/M courses

A minimum overall average of 75% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses

 

Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.

Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.

 

Applicants from outside an Ontario High School 

International Students

Canadian High School Applicants from outside Ontario

Applicants from Colleges

Applicants from other Universities

Mature Students

For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.


Sport and Physical Education (124.5 credits)

Students must follow these regulations in order to meet graduation requirements.

This program provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential to sport and physical education activity. It prepares students to coach, teach, administer, develop, and promote sport and physical activity programs or to pursue graduate studies in physical and health education.

124.5 credits

First Year

PHED 1006E     Exercise Science, Wellness and Health

PHED 1099E     Outdoor School I

PHED 1206E     Perspectives of Physical Education and Sport

PHED 1506E     Anatomy and Kinesiology I

PHED 1507E     Anatomy and Kinesiology II

PHED 2317E     Risk Management in Physical Education and Sport

PSYC 1105E     Introduction to Psychology

9 non-PHED elective credits

 

Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students who began before September 2015 should also take the following seminars:

          EDUC 0000E     Orientation to Teaching
          EDUC 0100E     Ontario College of Teachers


 Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students who began on or after September 2015 should also take the following seminars:

          EDUC 0010E     Orientation to Teaching
          EDUC 0110E     Ontario College of Teachers
          EDUC 1016E     Introduction to Teaching & Learning
          EDUC 1024E     Social and Legal Issues In Education
          EDUC 1046E     Indigenous Ways of Learning (elective)

 

Note:    In order to advance to the second year of the program, students must provide a photocopy of a current Certificate in CPR (level C) and First Aid before February 28.

 

Second Year

PHED 2099E     Outdoor School II

PHED 2116E     Biomechanics I

PHED 2206E     Motor Learning

PHED 2216E     Research Methods in Human Kinetics

PHED 2506E     Physiology I

PHED 2507E     Physiology II

STAT 2126E     Introduction to Statistics

3 PHED activity credits (2 activity courses)*

9 credits theory electives

 

Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students who started before September 2015 should include EDUC 2006E – Education and Schooling as 3 of their elective credits. In addition, they should also take the following:

          EDUC 0150E     Pre-Practicum Placement I
          EDUC 0301E     Safe Classroom
          EDUC 0302E     Safety and Discipline


 Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students who started on of after September 2015 should include the following:

          EDUC 0180E     PPP1
          EDUC 0210E     Safe Classrooms
          EDUC 0320E     Introduction to Federations
          EDUC 2006E     Education & Schooling
          EDUC 3026E     Math Content for Teachers

 

Third Year

PHED 2307E     Program Organization in Sport and Physical Education

PHED 3099E     Outdoor School III

PHED 3117E     Traumatology for Physical Educators

PHED 3126E     Physiology of Exercise

PHED 3506E     Health Education   OR   PHED 3507E     Community Health

PHED 3061E     Exercise Psychology   OR   PHED 4216E     Sports Psychology

PHED 4907E     SPED Internship

9 credits any theory elective

3 PHED activity credits (2 activity courses)*

 

Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students who started before September 2015 should include EDUC 3006 – Education Psychology/Special Education as their non-PHED theory elective. In addition, they should also take the following:

          EDUC 0250E     Pre-Practicum Placement II
          EDUC 0300E     Teacher Federations


 Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students who started on or after September 2015 should include the following:

          EDUC 0280E     PPP2
          EDUC 0320E     Introduction to Federations
          EDUC 0330E     Safety and Discipline
          EDUC 3006E     Educational Psychology/Special Education
          EDUC 3036E     Current Issues in Education 1
          EDUC 3096E     Education and Schooling: The Historical and Social Context of Ontario Catholic Schools (cycled) (elective)

 

Fourth Year

PHED 4106E     Adapted Physical Education

PHED 4107E     Human Development and Physical Activity

PHED 4507E     Nutrition

PHED 4797E     Senior Seminar

3 credits from

     PHED 3406E     Mental Training

     PHED 4516E     Stress Management

     PHED 4546E     Mental Health and Wellness

3 PHED activity credits (2 activity courses)*

12 credits of any theory electives

 

NOTE:  Students must successfully complete one of the following activities during the span of the degree:
     PHED 2259E     Minor Games
     PHED 3209E     Therapeutic Exercise
     PHED 3229E     Gerontology & Exercise
     PHED 4029E     Physical Education for Elementary School Children
 

Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students starting before September 2015 should include:

          EDUC 0350E     Pre-Practicum Placement III
          EDUC 0200E     Ministry of Education
          EDUC 0303E     Collective Bargaining
          EDUC 3004E     Preparation for the Initial Practicum (includes a 4 week Practicum Placement in May)


Note:    Concurrent B.Ed. students starting on or after September 2015 should include:

          EDUC 0340E     Collective Bargaining Workshop
          EDUC 0380E     PPP3
          EDUC 3037E     Current Issues in Education 2
          EDUC XXXXE     Special Topics (offered intermittently) (elective)
          EDUC 3014E     Initial Practicum Preparation
          EDUC 3104E     Initial Practicum

 

Note:  As part of your electives, you must complete a minimum of 6 credits of courses with a minimum of 50% of Indigenous Content.

 

Academic Regulations

To be in good academic standing in the School of Human Kinetics, the student must:
1) satisfy all conditions of admission;
2) not fail more than 3 credits in an academic year or in the previous 30 credits;
3) maintain a cumulative overall average of at least 4.0 on all courses taken.
A student who fails to attain good academic standing may be allowed to continue on probation for no more than one year (or 30 credits). If after one probationary period, the student does attain good academic standing, he or she may proceed in program.  However, if after the probationary period, the student fails to attain good academic standing, he or she must withdraw from the School of Human Kinetics, but may apply to transfer to another program at the university.
A student who fails over 6 credits in the 1st-year of program may not proceed to upper year PHED courses.
After one calendar year, a student who has been asked to withdraw from the program may petition the Senate Committee on Academic Regulations and Awards for readmission, but such measures should have the recommendation of the academic unit before being considered by the Senate Committee.

PHED-1006EL - Exercise Science, Wellness and Health PHED-1099EL - Outdoor School I PHED-1106EL - Human Movement PHED-1206EL - Perspectives of Physical Education and Sport
PHED-1506EL - Anatomy and Kinesiology I PHED-1507EL - Anatomy and Kinesiology II PSYC-1105EL - Introduction to Psychology

List of Faculty Members

Jaouad Alem

Jaouad Alem

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Christine Blais

Christine Blais

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Jian Chen

Jian Chen

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Richard Danielson

Richard Danielson

Human Resources & Organizational Development
Sandra Dorman

Sandra Dorman

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Tammy Eger

Tammy Eger

Office of the Vice-President, Research
Alain Gauthier

Alain Gauthier

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Alison Godwin

Alison Godwin

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Sylvain Grenier

Sylvain Grenier

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Georges Kpazai

Georges Kpazai

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Michel Larivière

Michel Larivière

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
James Little

James Little

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Kerry McGannon

Kerry McGannon

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Ginette Michel

Ginette Michel

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Sebastien Nault

Sebastien Nault

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Barbara Ravel

Barbara Ravel

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Stephen Ritchie

Stephen Ritchie

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Robert Schinke

Robert Schinke

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Amanda Schweinbenz

Amanda Schweinbenz

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Line Tremblay

Line Tremblay

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences