Program Advising

Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

My MRU Degree: 40 courses
Major
24-35 courses
The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education degree has a major (core program requirements). The number of courses required for each of the majors varies. You will also be required to complete clinical and practicums for the completion of your degree.
General Education
5-12 courses
You choose your Gen Ed courses from four clusters:
- numeracy and scientific literacy,
- values, beliefs and identity,
- community and society, and
- communication.
Electives
0-4 courses
You are also required to take a certain number of electives for your degree. There are hundreds of courses to choose from depending on your program.

Your major courses are your priority, always register for these courses first and then build the rest of your schedule around them. If you plan to take a reduced course load please take HPED 1000 and HPED 1070 and then pick one or two of the other courses listed below.

For course descriptions, please follow this link to Interactive Course Search.

 

You can register only in classes for the Fall semester at this time.

Year One, Semester 1 [Fall], Sept. – Dec.
You must take:
» HPED 1000 – Issues in Health and Physical Education
» HPED 1070 – Foundations of Outdoor Leadership
» HPED 1512 – Human Anatomy

Choose up to two from: (You need to take all of these classes during your first year. Any you do not take in the Fall you should take in the Winter semester.)
» HPED 1010 – Historical and Philosophical Foundations
» HPED 1020 – Leadership and Communication
» HPED 1040 – Wellness & the Student: from Personal Health to Community Action
» HPED 1530 – Movement Education
» HPED 1550 – Individual Activities
» General Education Requirement Cluster 1, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1101, 1102, or 1103)
» General Education Requirement Cluster 4, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1401, 1403 or 1404)

Your major courses are your priority, always register for these courses first and then build the rest of your schedule around them. If you plan to take a reduced course load please take HPED 1000 and HPED 1070 and then pick one or two of the other courses listed below.

For course descriptions, please follow this link to Interactive Course Search.

You can register only in classes for the Fall semester at this time.

 

Year One, Semester 1 [Fall], Sept. – Dec.
You must take:
» HPED 1000 – Issues in Health and Physical Education
» HPED 1070 – Foundations of Outdoor Leadership

Choose up to three more from:
» HPED 1010 – Historical and Philosophical Foundations
» HPED 1020 – Leadership and Communication
» HPED 1040 – Wellness & the Student: from Personal Health to Community Action
» HPED 1512 – Human Anatomy
» HPED 1530 – Movement Education
» HPED 1550 – Individual Activities
» General Education Requirement Cluster 4, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1401, 1403 or 1404)
» General Education Requirement Cluster 1, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1101, 1102, or 1103)

Your major courses are your priority, always register for these courses first and then build the rest of your schedule around them. If you plan to take a reduced course load please take HPED 1000 and HPED 1070 and then pick one or two of the other courses listed below.

For course descriptions, please follow this link to Interactive Course Search.

 

You can register only in classes for the Fall semester at this time.

Year One, Semester 1 [Fall], Sept. – Dec.
You must take:
» HPED 1000 – Issues in Health and Physical Education
» HPED 1070 – Foundations of Outdoor Leadership

Choose up to three more from:
» HPED 1010 – Historical and Philosophical Foundations
» HPED 1020 – Leadership and Communication
» HPED 1040 – Wellness & the Student: from Personal Health to Community Action
» HPED 1640 – Program Planning
» General Education Requirement Cluster 4, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1401, 1403 or 1404)
» General Education Requirement Cluster 1, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1101, 1102, or 1103)

Your major courses are your priority, always register for these courses first and then build the rest of your schedule around them. If you plan to take a reduced course load please take HPED 1000 and HPED 1070 and then pick one or two of the other courses listed below.

For course descriptions, please follow this link to Interactive Course Search.

 

You can register only in classes for the Fall semester at this time.

Year One, Semester 1 [Fall], Sept. – Dec.
You must take:
» HPED 1000 – Issues in Health and Physical Education
» HPED 1070 – Foundations of Outdoor Leadership

Choose up to three more from:
» HPED 1010 – Historical and Philosophical Foundations
» HPED 1020 – Leadership and Communication
» HPED 1040 – Wellness & the Student: from Personal Health to Community Action
» HPED 1640 – Program Planning
» General Education Requirement Cluster 4, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1401, 1403 or 1404)
» General Education Requirement Cluster 1, Foundation (Choose one: GNED 1101, 1102, or 1103)

A great education doesn’t just make you an expert in one area - it gives you a well-rounded knowledge base in a variety of areas. That is why all of Mount Royal’s new baccalaureate degree and diploma programs will include General Education, a collection of courses in a range of subjects that will complement studies in your chosen field. As part of your degree, up to 30% of your course load (12 courses) will consist of General Education courses.

Foundation

As you start your studies, you take a total of four Gen Ed foundation courses. Choose one from each cluster.

Cluster 1: Numeracy and Scientific Literacy
» Take one of: GNED 1101, GNED 1102 or GNED 1103 within your first 10 courses.

Cluster 2: Values, Beliefs and Identity
» Take one of: GNED 1201, GNED 1202 or GNED 1203 within your first 20 courses.

Cluster 3: Community and Society
» Take one of: GNED 1301, GNED 1303 or GNED 1304 within your first 20 courses.

Cluster 4: Communication
» Take one of: GNED 1401, GNED 1403 or GNED 1404 within your first 10 courses.

Tier 2

As you progress through your degree, choose four Gen Ed courses from a wider variety of courses.

Health and Physical Education students (except those in Athletic Therapy):
You will take:
» one Tier 2 course from each cluster (Total: 4).

Athletic Therapy students only:

You will take:

» one Tier 2 course from any cluster

Tier 3

Health and Physical Education students (except those in Athletic Therapy)
You must take four Tier 3 courses. These four courses must be from at least two different clusters.

You could take:
» three Tier 3 courses from one cluster and one Tier 3 course from a second cluster (Total: 4); or
» one Tier 3 course from each cluster (Total: 4); or
» two Tier 3 courses from two different clusters (Total: 4).

Athletic Therapy students only:
» do not need to take any Tier 3 courses

It is your responsibility to register in your courses and ensure that the courses you select meet the program and graduation requirements as outlined in the information above.

Use the online Interactive Course Search or the Academic Calendar to explore possible courses of interest and to check that you meet prerequisites. You will register for courses using the registration system found in mymru.ca, Register & Pay tab.

Resource site for registration help you solve your registration issues: mru.ca/registration

 

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mruGradU8 is a program audit system and advising tool designed to assist you in reviewing your academic history, identifying requirements you completed and those that are still needed for graduation.  As you move through your degree, mruGradU8 will become a great planning tool for you to measure your progress. 

You will login to mruGradU8 through your mymru.ca account, under the ‘My Program’ tab.  When you click on the icon or follow the link, your audit will open.

In order to ensure that your curriculum is current, please click the ‘Process New’ tab at the top of the audit every time that you login to mruGradU8.

The information in your audit is separated into three sections:

  • Core and/or Major Requirements
  • General Education (GNED) Requirements
  • Electives
  • If you declare a minor, which is optional, this will be added to the bottom of your audit.

Each semester, information about your course registration will be added to your audit so you can see which courses you register in and which ones you complete.  This will be a great tool for you and your advisor to use to ensure that the courses you are taking will meet graduation requirements for your program.

Please visit this page for more information about mruGradU8, including frequently asked questions.

Your academic advisor is here to support you as you begin your Bachelor of Health & Physical Education degree.  This guide has been carefully prepared with the information you need to successfully register for your first year at MRU.

You are encouraged to register for a group advising session, where your advisor will provide you with information to help you choose your courses for the first year.  Please sign-up online for a session.

Please review the guide thoroughly before contacting your advisor with questions.  You can reach your academic advisor, Lindsey Wynder by email at
physedinfo@mtroyal.ca

All new BHPE students are required to attend a mandatory program orientation which is held in September as part of the campus wide New Student Orientation. At this event you will meet other students, department staff and faculty members. It is your opportunity to prepare for the start of your degree and have fun while you are doing it.