Minors & Specializations

Minors in BCR

Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies is a small, dynamic, program that offers course combinations and delivery options for students interested in community support services that enrich the lives of families and individuals with special needs


On campus only.

A Minor in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies is open to on campus students in other faculties.  

A specialized Minor in Adapted and Therapeutic Physical Activity is offered for Kinesiology students.

For more information please contact:   

Sarah Hawley      

403.220.2985     

 sjhogan@ucalgary.ca

9 units (3 HCE) from the following introductory courses:

CORE 205: Intro to Disability Studies 

CORE 209: Disability in Theory and Everyday Life - examining disabling conditions throughout the lifespan  

CORE 435: Social Research in Disability, Health and Disablement (previously CORE 425)

6 units (2 HCE) from the following Practica:

CORE 207: Introduction to Community Rehabilitation Practice and Professional Conduct and  CORE 487: Practicum in Rehabilitation Practice

OR

CORE 594: Development of Services and Programs - Needs analysis, proposal writing, fund procurement, and innovative service design. Students work on a project for agency or group and CORE 595: Supervision in Community Practice

15 units (5 HCE) from the following:

CORE 321: Communication Skills in Rehabilitation

CORE 471: Community Rehabilitation Practice for Families and their Children

CORE 473: Social Justice and the Labor Force

CORE 475: The Aging Process

CORE 541: International Disability Research & Policy

CORE 542: Bioethics and Disability.

CORE 553: Health Foundations: Disabilities Across the Lifespan 

CORE 569: Recovery Models: Mental Health & Disability  

CORE 573: Disability and the Law

CORE 583: Community Development in Community Rehabilitation 

CORE 594: Development of Services and Programs - Needs analysis, proposal writing, fund procurement, and innovative service design. Students work on a project for agency or group  

CORE 595: Supervision in Community Practice

For further details, check the Academic Calendar.

A collaboration between the Cumming School of Medicine and the Faculty of Kinesiology, this program provides students with the knowledge and skills to prepare for a career in assisting disabled people to lead active lifestyles.

6 units (2 HCE) from the following introductory courses:

CORE 205: Intro to Disability Studies

CORE 209: Disability in Theory & Everyday Life

6 units (2 HCE) from the following Practica:

CORE 207: Intro to Community Rehab Practice and CORE 487 Practicum in Rehabilitation Practice - Practicum in group settings under the supervision of qualified personnel

Or

CORE 594: Development of Services and Programs - Needs analysis, proposal writing, fund procurement, and innovative service design. Students work on a project for agency or group and CORE 595: Supervision in Community Practice

9 units (3 HCE) from the following:

CORE 435: Social Research in Disability, Health and Disablement (previously CORE 425)

CORE 475: Community Rehab Practices and the Aging Process

AND KNES 369 or 495

9 units (3 HCE) required CORE courses from the following:<

CORE 471: Community Rehabilitation Practice for Families and their Children

CORE 473: Social Justice and the Labor Force

CORE 547: Health Research, Emerging Technologies and Marginalized Groups

For further details, check the Academic Calendar.
 

Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation (BCR) / Psychology Combined Degree

For guidance in completing degree requirements in both degrees:

Psychology requirements, contact:

Arts Students' Centre
Social Sciences (SS) 102
403.220.3580

psycugrd@ucalgary.ca

and

BCR requirements, contact:

  • Sarah Hawley, Undergraduate Student Advisor sjhogan@ucalgary.ca
    Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Program
    TRW, 3rd Floor
    Foothills Campus
    403-220-2985

For further details on requirements for the BCR portion of this combined degree please refer to the calendar:

For further details, check the Academic Calendar.