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Physical Education and Coaching: Bachelor Degree


Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter

Study Options
  • Co-Op
  • Program Start Date
    September, January
  • Campuses
    Coquitlam

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    City of Coquitlam
    New Westminster

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    City of New Westminster
  • Length
    128 Credits (final 3 years of a four-year Degree)
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $7,200 Year One
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2,000 - $2,300 per year
  • Credential Granted
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • University Course Transfer
  • Learning Method Options
    Face-to-Face

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out Douglas's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications must be submitted by:
  • April 1 for Fall entry
  • October 1 for Winter entry. 
Early application is recommended.

Application Fee: $36.00 (domestic students); $100 (international students)

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in brackets)

Route A: For Admission to Year-Two of the Program

1. Completion of 24 undergraduate credits with at least a 2.33 GPA, including:

  • Nine (9) credits in Sport Science or equivalent 
  • BIOL 1109 or BIOL 1103 or equivalent
  • Three credits of university-transferable English

2. Foundations of Math 11 (C) or Pre-Calculus 11 (C) or equivalent 

Route B: For admission to Year-Three of the Program

1. Completion of 54 undergraduate credits with at least a 2.33 GPA, including:

  • 21 credits in Sport Science or equivalent (including SPSC 1103, SPSC 1105, SPSC 1164, SPSC 1195, SPSC 2205, SPSC 2275 or equivalents)
  • BIOL 1109 or BIOL 1103 or equivalent
  • BIOL 1209 or BIOL 1203 or equivalent
  • Three credits of university-transferable English
  • Three credits of university-transferable Math

Non-Academic (for all applicants)

  • Two reference letters
  • Upon acceptance into the program, complete a Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check

Admission Advice 

1. For 2nd year admission, students are ranked based on a combination of the following:

  • The two personal admissions reference letters from coaches, PE teachers or community leaders verifying physical education, sport or work experience and character reference
  • Cumulative GPA
  • BIOL 1209 or 1203 or equivalent status. Students who have completed or are enrolled in BIOL 1209, 1203, or equivalent at the time of application score higher than non-enrolled students; and 
  • Applicants with the same total score will be offered seats based on their date of application.

2. For 3rd year admission, students are ranked based on a combination of the following:

  • The two personal admissions reference letters from coaches, PE teachers or community leaders verifying physical education, sport or work experience and character reference
  • Cumulative GPA
  • Applicants with the same total score will be offered seats based on their date of application.

3. If you are transferring from another institution, you can use BC Transfer Guide to search course transferability/equivalency. 

4. International students are not currently eligible for this program. For more information, please contact Douglas College International.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy Douglas's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

One of:

  • English 12 (C)*
  • English Studies 12 (C)
  • English First Peoples 12 (C)
  • English Literature 12 (C)
  • Communications 12 (B)*
  • Technical and Professional Communications 12 (C)*
  • AP English Language or Literature (level 3)
  • IB English Language A (SL) (level 3)
  • Equivalent substitution (Testing Option or College Course Option or Language School Pathway Option)

Note (*): based on both course and provincial exam grades

Click here for complete details on English Proficiency Requirement.

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

You are eligible for enrollment at Douglas College if you meet the General Admission Requirements along with the specific admission requirements of your intended program. The program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Douglas College in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database.

General Admission Requirements

1. One of:

  • BC secondary school graduation (or the equivalent in another school system)
  • One course short of BC secondary school graduation
  • 19 years old by the end of the first month of the first semester of attendance
  • 17 years old on the first day of the first semester of attendance and has not been in school for at least one year
  • Completion of a certificate or equivalent from a special needs program and has been in school for 12 years

2. English

One of:

  • English 12 (C)*
  • English Studies 12 (C)
  • English First Peoples 12 (C)
  • English Literature 12 (C)
  • Communications 12 (B)*
  • Technical and Professional Communications 12 (C)*
  • AP English Language or Literature (level 3)
  • IB English Language A (SL) (level 3)
  • Equivalent substitution (Testing Option or College Course Option or Language School Pathway Option)

Note (*): based on both course and provincial exam grades

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

If you have BC secondary school graduation or lack one course for BC secondary school graduation, you would qualify for general admission to Douglas College.

You must also meet the college's English Language Proficiency Requirement and the specific admission requirements of your intended program.

The program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Douglas College in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database.  

Out-of-Province

If you have BC secondary school graduation or lack one course for BC secondary school graduation, you would qualify for general admission to Douglas College.

You must also meet the college's English Language Proficiency Requirement and the specific admission requirements of your intended program.

The program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Douglas College in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database.  

 

BC Transfer Student

All applicants must meet the General Admission Requirements for Douglas College.

If you have completed post-secondary studies at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward your current program at Douglas College. Please refer to Douglas College's Transfer Credit web page. The transfer credit evaluation process involves a form, a fee, and sealed, official transcripts.

Transfer credit is not done automatically. Students are responsible for initiating the transfer credit process. To receive transfer credit, you must submit an official transcript with your Application for Admission or Readmission along with a Transfer Credit Request form. A detailed course description may also be required before credit can be evaluated.

You are strongly recommended to request transfer credit at least four months in advance of your first semester of attendance. Requests for evaluation of credit received after this time may not be processed in time.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

All applicants must meet the General Admission Requirements for Douglas College.

If you have completed post-secondary studies at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward your current program at Douglas College. Please refer to Douglas College's Transfer Credit web page. The transfer credit evaluation process involves a form, a fee, and sealed, official transcripts.

Transfer credit is not done automatically. Students are responsible for initiating the transfer credit process. To receive transfer credit, you must submit an official transcript with your Application for Admission or Readmission along with a Transfer Credit Request form. A detailed course description may also be required before credit can be evaluated.

You are strongly recommended to request transfer credit at least four months in advance of your first semester of attendance. Requests for evaluation of credit received after this time may not be processed in time.

Mature Student

If you are at least 19 years old on the first day of class, or at least 17 years old and have not been enrolled in school for at least one year, you may qualify for general admission to Douglas College.

You must also meet the college's English Language Proficiency Requirement and the specific admission requirements of your intended program.

The program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for Douglas College in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database.  

International Student

For details on admission requirements and services available for International Students, please check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

If you are a student with special needs and have completed a certificate or equivalent from a special program and have been in school for at least 12 years you may qualify for admission to Douglas College.

You must also meet the college's English Language Proficiency Requirement and the specific admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for each Douglas College's program are detailed separately in the EducationPlannerBC Search Database.

How to Apply

Applying to Douglas College as Canadian Students 

Applying to Douglas College as International Students