Three (presumably) students sit on green grass. There is a woman on the left in a blue shirt with her back to the camera, a young man with brown hair laying as he looks down at his book with pen in hand, and a woman wearing glasses on the right side of the screen looking down at her laptop

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 591: Special Topics

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.

This minor is currently under review to be discontinued beginning fall 2022, please do not apply to this minor for next year and for KNES students interested in completing a minor in our program, please refer to the CRDS minor requirements

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 367 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.