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The Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport and Tourism is a four-year degree at the University of Alberta with GPRC offering the first year of study. This degree offers a broad field of studies from sport tourism to mountain history, from fitness and active living programs to arts, culture and heritage.
Students require an overall average of 60 percent in the following Alberta Education high school courses or equivalents. For course groups, refer to the Classification of Alberta Education Courses.
- English 30 or English 30-1, minimum 60 percent
- One subject from Group A or C
- One subject from Group A or B
- One subject from Group C, Biology 30 recommended
- One subject from Group A, C or Physical Education 30
Only one language other than English will be accepted.
This program transfers to the Degree Program offered by the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta. Students applying for the program at GPRC will be offered admission to University Transfer, Recreation, Sport and Tourism and will choose courses appropriate for this degree.
If you are 21 years of age or older and do not have a high school diploma, you may still be eligible for admission as a Non-Matriculated Adult (NMA). Admission to the University of Alberta Bachelor of Recreation, Sport and Tourism program requires an overall average of 60 percent on the following Alberta Education high school courses:
- English 30, minimum 60 percent
- One other 30-level subject from Group A or C (Biology recommended)
Regardless of admission requirements, you must still have the high school prerequisites to the courses you require or wish to take in your program.
The curriculum requirements are outlined in the recommended sequence. Students who register in courses out of sequence, will need to carefully ensure that they have the required prerequisites and corequisites. Students are encouraged to consult the University of Alberta’s Calendar for specific details.
Transfer to University of Alberta
To be considered for admission as a transfer applicant, applicants must present a minimum GPA of 2.0 or equivalent based on a minimum of 24 of transferable credits. Possession of this minimum GPA does not guarantee admission to the program. The current competitive average is 2.5. Averages are competitive, so they may change through the admission cycle. Please contact the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the U of A for up to date information regarding admission and transfer averages.
Applicants must also possess all High School admission requirements, or equivalent.
Students who transfer with less than 24 transfer credits will be considered High School applicants to the University and will require an overall average of 70% in the high school courses required for admission.