Bachelor of Education Physical and Health Education

Physical and Health Teacher presenting basketball to class

Inspire children and teens to infuse physical activity into their daily lives and share your love of fitness and health! Students in the B.Ed. Physical and Health Education program benefit from acquired theory through coursework as well as observational and hands-on learning. Students have the opportunity to put theory into practice through practical field experience opportunities in each year of study. This program leads to Quebec teacher certification for elementary and secondary school settings. B.Ed. Physical and Health Education graduates typically pursue careers in education or youth leadership, sports administration, leadership roles in fitness and wellness centers, management of sports and exercise-governing bodies, as well as sports, physical conditioning, and physical rehabilitation equipment industries.

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Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Physical and Health Education(120 Credits)

    Offered by:Kinesiology and Physical Ed
    Degree:Bachelor of Education

Program Requirement:

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Physical and Health Education is a 120-credit program leading to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of Freshman courses (in addition to the 120 credit program) for a total of 150 credits.

The Physical and Health Education program prepares students to teach physical and health education at the elementary and secondary levels. In a unique structure interweaving academic studies, professional course work, and teaching practices over the course of study, students are rapidly given the opportunity to assume a teaching role; the extent of teaching involvement and expectations progressively building on additional academic and professional courses.

Please note that graduates of teacher education programs are recommended by the University for Quebec certification to the Ministère de l'Éducation, et L'Enseignment supérieur (MEES). For more information about teacher certification in Quebec, please refer to the Faculty of Education section under "Overview of Faculty Programs", "Undergraduate Education Programs", and "Quebec Teacher Certification".

Freshman Program

Freshman students are required to complete 30 credits of introductory (100- or 200-level) courses. Students will not be granted permission to take first-year (U1) courses if the credits from the Freshman year have not been obtained. For students considering a second teachable subject, the following areas are recommended: history, geography, English, or mathematics.

From the "Required Courses" list, Freshman students take the 0-credit course EDEC 215 English Language Requirement. In addition, in consultation with the Program Adviser, students may select courses from the recommended course list below or other courses.


  • EDEC 202 Effective Communication 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDEM 220 Contemporary Issues in Ed. 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • WCOM 250 Research Essay and Rhetoric 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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Required Courses (102 credits)


  • EDEC 215 English Exam for Teacher Cert.
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDEC 247 Policy Issues:QC&Indigenous Ed 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDEC 260 Philosophical Foundations 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDFE 246 First Field Exp. (Phys Ed) 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDFE 373 Second Field Exp. (Phys Ed) 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDFE 380 Third Field Exp. (Phys Ed) 7 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDFE 480 Fourth Field Exp. (Phys Ed) 7 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDKP 100 Introduction to P&HE in Quebec 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDKP 204 Health Education 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 208 Biomechanics & Motor Learning 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 213 Aquatics. 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 215 Standard First Aid/CPR Level C
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 217 Track and Field 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 223 Games 1: Elementary Phys. Ed. 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 225 Games 2: Secondary Phys. Ed. 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 232 Health-Related Fitness 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 235 Non-Traditional Phys. Act 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 237 Outdoor Education 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 253 Movement Education 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 261 Motor Development 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 292 Nutrition and Wellness 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 293 Anatomy and Physiology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 307 Evaluation in Phys Ed 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 330 Physical Act & Public Health 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 342 Phys. Ed Methods 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 391 Physiology in Sport & Exercise 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDKP 394 Historical Perspectives 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDKP 396 Adapted Physical Activity 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • EDKP 442 Physical Education Pedagogy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 443 Research Methods 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 448 Exercise and Health Psychology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 494 PhysEd Curriculum Development 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • EDKP 498 Sport Psychology 3 Credits
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  • EDPE 300 Educational Psychology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits selected as specified below:



    Multicultural Education

    3 credits from:


    • EDEC 233 Indigenous Education 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
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    • EDEC 248 Equity and Education 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
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    • EDEC 249 Global Ed. and Social Justice 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
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    Media, Technology, Computers and Education

    3 credits from:


    • EDEC 262 Media, Tech. and Education 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EDPT 200 Integ Ed Tech in Classrooms 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
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    • EDPT 204 Create&Use Media for Learning 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
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    Electives (12 credits)

    12 credits chosen from any of the University's course offerings to contribute to the student's academic proficiency and professional preparation. Students are encouraged to choose as they wish. However, beware that some courses have restrictions, pre-requisites and/or enrollment limitations.



       

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