Bachelor of Science (Recreation) with Honours

Students wishing to be considered for entrance into the Honours Program must meet the minimum requirements listed below. Acceptance to the program after meeting these requirements will depend on a faculty member being willing to supervise the honours thesis.

  1. Completed a minimum of 75 credit hours towards the Bachelor of Science (Recreation) degree. Normally students will have completed five semesters prior to beginning the honours component of the program.
  2. Obtained a GPA of 3.70 based on the previous 45 credit hours of work. Students whose GPA falls between 3.50 and 3.70, based on the previous 45 credit hours of academic work, who wish to apply to the Honours program, have the option to provide a written statement with their application describing the special circumstances that suggest they will be able to competently complete the Honours program although they do not meet the GPA requirement for admission.
  3. Completed HAHP 3100 - Research Methods with a minimum grade of B.

Application is made by November 15th of the student's third year.

NOTE: Students accepted into the Honours program must complete LEIS 4101.03 and LEIS 4102.03. These six credit hours may be attributed as open electives or as MGMT/LEIS electives.

The Honours Program is part of the 120 credit hours required for the Bachelor of Science (Recreation) degree.

Students accepted into the Honours program are required to attend an Honours seminar weekly for the first two months, and then monthly.

Honours Conversion

Students who have graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Recreation) degree can apply for the Honours Conversion program. Before taking LEIS 4101.03 and LEIS 4102.03, they must have satisfied the admission requirements for the Honours Program. With the approval of the Honours Coordinator, it may be possible to take certain pre-requisite courses concurrently with LEIS 4101.03 and LEIS 4102.03. Interested applicants should contact a Student Services Administrator in the School of HAHP for application information.