Recreation, Sport & Tourism, University Transfer
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.
You 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, Bachelor of Physical Education 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 Physical Education 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. If you register in courses out of sequence, you will need to carefully ensure that you have the required prerequisites and co-requisites. You are encouraged to consult the University of Alberta’s Calendar for specific details.
Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts / Languages or Open Options (9 credits)
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. 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 course required for admission.