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Physical Education Minor

This minor program provides students in the professional development program with competence to teach physical education.

Lower Division Requirements

Prospective students are required to complete at least three of the following courses (or approved transfer courses from community colleges or other universities) prior to enrolling in EDUC 401. Students should choose those courses which are prerequisites to the upper division courses they will complete for the minor.

EDUC 220 - Introduction to Educational Psychology (3)

A survey of educational research and theories concerning motivation, learning, development, and individual differences in classroom settings. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 John Nesbit
We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101 John Nesbit
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D102 John Nesbit
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D103 John Nesbit
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D104 John Nesbit
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D105 John Nesbit
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D106 John Nesbit
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107 John Nesbit
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D108 John Nesbit
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D109 John Nesbit
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D110 John Nesbit
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D111 John Nesbit
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
EDUC 230 - Introduction to Philosophy of Education (3)

Provides prospective teachers and others interested in education an opportunity to examine a variety of educational problems from a philosophical perspective. The central concern of the course is to elucidate the nature of education as a phenomenon distinct from such activities as training, schooling, and socialization. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Robert Manery
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
D101 Robert Manery
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D102 Robert Manery
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D103 Robert Manery
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D104 Robert Manery
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D105 Robert Manery
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D106 Robert Manery
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
EDUC 240 - Social Issues in Education (3)

Social functions of the school; education and socialization; social, political, economic and cultural influences on the institutions and practices of education. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Charles Bingham
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
D101 Charles Bingham
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D102 Charles Bingham
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D103 Charles Bingham
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D104 Charles Bingham
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D105 Charles Bingham
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106 Charles Bingham
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 8105, Burnaby
D107 Charles Bingham
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D108 Charles Bingham
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
CA 120 - Introduction to Dance Forms: Contemporary and Popular (3)

A studio course devoted to the development of movement skills through specific styles of dance. The content of the course changes every term including techniques in Bhangra, Afro-Caribbian, Hip Hop and Contemporary. May repeat for credit. May be of particular interest to students in other departments.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Antonio Somera
Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
GCA 4525, GOLDCORP
E200 Gurpreet Sian
Tu, Th 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
DFA 300, Burnaby
BPK 105 - Fundamentals of Human Structure and Function (3)

Basic anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardio-respiratory, urinary, digestive, immune, and reproductive systems. (distance education). Prerequisite: Recommended: Grade 11 Biology, Chemistry and Physics. BPK Major and Honours students may not receive credit for BPK 105. BPK 205 or 208 may be used as a substitute for BPK 105 by students in the Kinesiology Minor program. No student may take both BPK 105 and BPK 208 for credit.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
BPK 110 - Human Nutrition: Current Issues (3)

An introduction of the principles of human nutrition with an emphasis on topics of current interest. The material is presented in a Canadian context to focus on nutrition practices and problems in this country. Students will gain an understanding of factors affecting food selection and the role of nutrition in maintaining good health. Students will develop the ability to discriminate between reliable and unreliable information on the subject of food and nutrition. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
D100 Matthew White
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D102
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D103
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D104
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D105
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D106
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D107
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D108
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D109
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D110
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D112
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D113
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D114
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D115
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D200 Christina Hull
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
HCC 1315, Vancouver
D201
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
HCC 1425, Vancouver
D202
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 1315, Vancouver
D300 Amandio Vieira
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D301
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3290, Surrey
D302
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3290, Surrey
D303
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3290, Surrey
BPK 140 - Contemporary Health Issues (3)

Explores health from a holistic perspective, in which health is viewed as physical, psychological, and social well-being. Considers genetics, environment, personal health behaviors (such as diet, exercise, stress management, and drug use), socioeconomic status, health care delivery systems, and aging with the intent to improve students' abilities to evaluate health information. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
D100 Andrew Blaber
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D102
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D103
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D104
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D105
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D106
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D107
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D108
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D109
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D110
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D200 Penny Deck
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
HCC 1530, Vancouver
D201
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
HCC 1315, Vancouver
D202
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 1530, Vancouver
E200 Mandana Salajegheh
Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3310, Surrey
E201
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2970, Surrey
E202
Th 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 2970, Surrey
E203
Th 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
SUR 2970, Surrey
BPK 142 - Introduction to Kinesiology (3)

Basic procedures for the assessment of the status and performance of the individual according to the principles of anthropometry, functional anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, and motor learning. Prerequisite: Recommended: Grade 11 Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jim Carter
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D102
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D103
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D104
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D105
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D106
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D107
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D108
Th 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D109
Fr 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D110
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D111
Fr 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D112
Fr 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D113
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D114
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D115
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 8640, Burnaby
D200 Mike Walsh
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D201 Mike Walsh
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2970, Surrey
D202 Mike Walsh
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2970, Surrey
D203 Mike Walsh
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2970, Surrey
BPK 143 - Exercise: Health and Performance (3)

Introduces the student to exercise physiology. Focuses on personal exercise prescription to improve aerobic capacity, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility. Also discusses athletic conditioning, e.g. speed and power training. The effects of nutritional and environmental factors on exercise and the role of exercise in weight control and stress management are considered. Prerequisite: Recommended: Medical clearance from a personal physician. Students with credit for BPK 141 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tony Leyland
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101 Tony Leyland
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
GYM 191, Burnaby
D102 Tony Leyland
Mo, We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
GYM 191, Burnaby
D103 Tony Leyland
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
GYM 191, Burnaby
BPK 205 - Introduction to Human Physiology (3)

An introductory survey of human physiology with an emphasis on mechanisms of regulation and integration. Anatomy of structures will be detailed only when it is critical to a functional understanding. Although this is intended as a survey course, some topics will be covered in reasonable detail in order to give insight into mechanisms of function. Prerequisite: BISC 101, CHEM 281, PHYS 101 and 102. BPK 208 may not be used as a substitute for BPK 205 by students in the BPK Major and Honours programs. BPK Major and Honours students who have taken BPK 105 must also take BPK 205. For students taking both of these courses, credit will only be given for BPK 205.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Nadine Wicks
Mo, We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
WMC 3260, Burnaby
D101
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D102
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D103
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D104
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D105
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D106
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
BPK 241 - Sports Injuries - Prevention and Rehabilitation (3)

Includes delineation of the role of the sports therapist and will study the structural and functional characteristics of the body with regard to the prevention of injury in sport. A first aid approach to athletic injuries will be developed with practical experience in routine treatments. Prerequisite: BPK 142.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sessional
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
D101 Kevin Lunnie
We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCK 8605, Burnaby
D102 Kevin Lunnie
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 8605, Burnaby
D103 Kevin Lunnie
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 8605, Burnaby
D104 Kevin Lunnie
We 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SSCK 8605, Burnaby

All minor candidates must complete designated curriculum seminars and workshops during EDUC 402 and a specified teaching assignment in physical education during EDUC 405. Details of these requirements are available during EDUC 401.

The minor in physical education may not be declared on a student’s program until all prerequisites, including a practicum placement in EDUC 405, are met.

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete a minimum of 14 units as specified below.

EDUC 459 - Instructional Activities in Physical Education (4)

Focuses on theory and curriculum of school physical education programs. Emphasis is given to the movement education orientation as it pertains to the various program activities and approaches applicable to primary, intermediate and secondary levels. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

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EDUC 330 - Movement Language Elements for Dance in Education (3)

In this experiential course students will develop an understanding of the movement concepts (action, space, time, force, relationship) which are the framework for making and teaching dance. This course will explore dance as a non-verbal expressive language, and will introduce students to a variety of aspects of dance within the curriculum. Previous dance training is not required. Prerequisite: 60 units including six units in EDUC courses.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Lorraine White-Wilkinson
We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
EDB 7550, Burnaby
EDUC 457 - Drama and Education (4)

Deals with theory, curricula and methodologies in drama education. Topics will include a selection from the following: aims of drama education; drama as methodology; role of the teacher in the drama classroom; evaluating students in drama classes; creative drama; the use of improvisation and storytelling; incorporating film and video work into drama classes; developing major projects with students such as choral dramatization, docudrama, anthology, and readers theatre; introducing scene work, stagecraft, and theatre history. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

BPK 342 - Active Health (3)

An extension of BPK 143, Exercise Management, this course parallels the on-campus course BPK 343. This course is designed for students completing the health and fitness certificate and/or a kinesiology minor. The goal of the course is to provide students with an opportunity to appreciate principles of exercise leadership, assess individual fitness needs, design programs and monitor effects of prescribed exercise. This course is available only through distance education. Prerequisite: BPK 105 (or 205), 142 and 143. Biomedical Physiology, Behavioural Neuroscience and Kinesiology majors and honours students may not receive credit for BPK 342. Students with credit for BPK 343 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education

Students can include only one Designs for Learning course chosen from the following.

EDUC 412W - Designs for Learning: Secondary Language Arts (4)

Focuses on teaching secondary school language arts and addresses aspects of the theory and practice of language arts education. Students examine their own thinking about language arts education through critical reflection, work with the prescribed curriculum, and explore various ways to develop engaging learning experiences for young adults within a consistent framework using appropriate instructional materials and methods. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403. Writing.

EDUC 414 - Designs for Learning: Secondary Social Studies (4)

Focuses on teaching secondary school social studies and addresses aspects of the theory and practice of social studies education. Students examine their own thinking about social studies education through critical reflection, work with the prescribed curriculum, and explore various ways to develop engaging learning experiences for young adults within a consistent framework using appropriate instructional materials and methods. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

EDUC 415 - Designs for Learning: Secondary Mathematics (4)

Focuses on teaching secondary school mathematics. Students explore mathematical learning, their own mathematical thinking and curriculum; and plan mathematical instruction within a consistent framework using appropriate instructional materials and methods. Prerequisite: One of MATH 152, 155, or 158, and either EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403. Quantitative.

EDUC 416 - Designs for Learning: Secondary Science (4)

Focuses on teaching secondary school science. Students explore the sciences and aspects of learning science; examine their own scientific thinking; work with the prescribed curriculum; and plan science learning experiences within a consistent framework using appropriate instructional materials and methods. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

EDUC 430 - Designs for Learning: Dance (4)

For students and teachers with some movement and dance experience who are planning to teach dance in school or recreational settings. Students will continue experiential and theoretical explorations of movement language framework concepts with increasing emphasis on expressive, formal and critical aspects of dance and movement education. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

EDUC 472 - Designs for Learning: Elementary Language Arts (4)

Focuses on developing knowledge, skills and strategies to create a rich and stimulating language arts program in the elementary classroom. Issues in reading, writing, speaking and listening will be examined through current theory and teaching practice. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Kellie Buis
Mo 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SUR 3270, Surrey
EDUC 473W - Designs for Learning: Reading (4)

Offers theoretical and practical information about teaching reading in K-12 general education settings. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403. Students with credit for EDUC 473 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

EDUC 474 - Designs for Learning: Elementary Social Studies (4)

Focuses on teaching elementary school social studies and addresses aspects of the theory and practice of social studies education.Students examine their own thinking about social studies education through critical reflection, work with the prescribed curriculum, and explore various ways to develop engaging learning experiences for children within a consistent framework using appropriate instructional materials and methods. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

EDUC 475 - Designs for Learning: Elementary Mathematics (4)

Focuses on teaching elementary school mathematics. Students explore mathematical learning, their own mathematical thinking, and curriculum; and plan mathematical instruction within a consistent framework using appropriate instructional materials and methods. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403. Students must successfully complete an SFU criminal records check. Quantitative.

EDUC 476 - Designs for Learning: Elementary Science (4)

Focuses on teaching elementary school science. Students explore science, aspects of learning science, and their own scientific thinking; work with the prescribed curriculum; and plan science learning experiences within a consistent framework using appropriate instructional materials and methods. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

EDUC 477 - Designs for Learning: Art (4)

Introduces students to the main ideas, skills, materials, resources, understandings and organizational concerns involved in teaching art in schools. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

EDUC 478 - Designs for Learning: Music (4)

Designed for in-service and pre-service teachers who would like to acquire the skills that will allow them to teach music competently and creatively. They will learn basic conducting techniques, design their own curriculums and have an opportunity to prepare and teach their own lesson plans. Previous musical experience is welcome, but not required. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403.

EDUC 480 - Designs for Learning: French as a Second Language (4)

Deals with a variety of approaches, teaching strategies and curricula, for teaching French as a second language in elementary and secondary schools. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 or corequisite EDUC 403. Students with credit for EDUC 480W may not take this course for further credit.

EDUC 481 - Designs for Learning: French Immersion Programs and Francophone Schools (4)

Focuses on research and theories of language learning in bilingual programs and minority contexts, pedagogical approaches and curricula for teaching in French Immersion programs and Francophone elementary and secondary schools. Instruction given in French. Prerequisite: EDUC 401/402 (French Immersion) or corequisite EDUC 403. Students with credit for EDUC 481W may not take this course for further credit.

EDUC 482 - Designs for Learning: Information Technology (4)

Students will develop a critical understanding of information technologies in education and learn how to integrate these technologies into classroom settings. An emphasis is on teaching strategies and methods as they complement the guidelines set forth in the BC Information Technology Curriculum. Prerequisite: 60 units.