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BKin/BEd Combined Degrees Program (Secondary and Elementary Routes)


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See also Combined Bachelor of Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education (BKin/BEd) (Elementary or Secondary Routes) , Bachelor of Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education (BKin/BEd) Combined Degrees—Elementary and Secondary Routes , BKin/BEd (Secondary Route) Combined Degrees  and BKin/BEd (Elementary Route) Five-Year Combined Degrees .

Students in the BKin/BEd Combined Degrees take a program of ★159 over five years. During this five-year program, Kinesiology courses and Education courses are studied concurrently. Students apply for admission to the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation and are registered in that Faculty for the first three years of the program. Students are registered in the Faculty of Education for the final two years. (See Bachelor of Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education (BKin/BEd) Combined Degrees—Elementary and Secondary Routes  for detailed admission requirements to the Faculty of Education for this combined degree.)

  1. A minimum AGPA of 2.0 has been achieved and
  2. A minimum of ★90 applicable to the BKin/BEd program has been successfully completed.

Note: Students in Year 3 who have completed less than ★90 toward the BKin/BEd program but who have an AGPA of at least 2.0 may select one of the following program alternatives: (1) remain in Year 3 of the BKin/BEd degree program in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation for one additional year, or (2) apply to enter the BKin degree program and complete a modified individualized Major.

Program Requirements (Secondary Route)


  1. BKin Degree Core: ★57 in courses from the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation.
  2. BKin Activity Core: ★18 in PAC/DAC courses from the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation (see Activity Core ).
    Note: Activity core includes a minimum of ★3 in each of Dance, Games (PAC 320  or PAC 325  recommended), Gymnastics (PAC 365  recommended) and Individual Activities. Alternative Environments is addressed through KIN 205 . Students are encouraged to select courses appropriate for teaching the Alberta Physical Education Program of Study.
  3. BEd Degree Core: ★51 in courses from the Faculty of Education.
  4. BEd Minor Component: ★18 to fulfill teaching minor (see Secondary Education Route ).
  5. Language/Literature: ★6 in English (ENGL) or ★3 in ENGL and ★3 in Writing Studies (WRS).
  6. Open Options: ★9 in courses from any faculty, including up to ★6 in PAC/DAC
  7. Aquatics: Demonstrated competency in Aquatics is recommended; swimming certification to a Red Cross Swim Program (Level 10, formerly AquaQuest Level 12-White) or equivalent level of skill (e.g., Royal Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion or YMCA Star 6), or successfully complete PAC 110 .

Course Sequences for BKin/BEd for Secondary Route


(also see Program Requirements (Secondary Route) )

The sequencing of courses taken in the program does not allow for much flexibility throughout the five years; therefore, students should plan their programs carefully.

Students are advised to follow the prescribed order as closely as possible.

Years 4 and 5 (★60) Taken in the Faculty of Education


Students should refer to their individual program sheet for proper course sequencing.

Field Experience Terms (★30)

Courses taken in the Field Experience Terms are normally taken concurrently.

Program Requirements (Elementary Route)


  1. BKin Degree Core: ★57 in courses from the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation.
  2. BKin Activity Core: ★18 in PAC/DAC courses from the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation [see Activity Core ].
    Note: Students are encouraged to select PAC/DAC/DANCE courses appropriate for teaching the Alberta Physical Education Program of Study.
    Students must present at least ★3 in the following areas:

Alternative Environments (KIN 205 )
Dance (DANCE 431 )
Games (PAC 325 )
Gymnastics (PAC 365 )
Individual Activities (★3 chosen from PAC 156 , PAC 173 , PAC 174 , PAC 355 , PAC 356 , PAC 370 )

  1. BEd Degree Core: ★60 in courses from the Faculty of Education.
  2. BEd Non-Education Requirements: ★6 from Aboriginal and Indigenous Histories and Culture and Mathematics [see Education Education Courses (★9) ].
  3. Language/Literature: ★6 in English (ENGL) or ★3 in ENGL and ★3 in Writing Studies (WRS).
  4. Open Options: ★12 in courses from any Faculty, including up to ★6 in PAC/DAC/DANCE.
  5. Aquatics: Demonstrated competency in Aquatics is recommended; swimming certification to a Red Cross Swim Program (Level 10, formerly AquaQuest Level 12-White) or equivalent level of skill (e.g., Royal Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion or YMCA Star 6), or successfully complete PAC 110 .

Course Sequence for BKin/BEd for Elementary Route


(also see Program Requirements )

Year 4 (★30)


Year 5 (★30)


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