The Minor in Studies of Social Issues in Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure offers an opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills in critical analysis of sport, physical activity and leisure to help you become an actor of social change in, and through, sport, physical activity and leisure. You will learn about the effect of social issues on sporting, physical and leisure practices as well as the impact of these practices on social change. In the process, you better understand how power relations are enacted in the context of sport, physical activity and leisure as well as understand how these practices become tools of social change.
This program is offered in English and in French.
The table below includes only discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on including a minor to your degree.
This program can be chosen only as a second study module as part of a 120-unit bachelor’s degree that allows a minor.
Direct admission is not possible.
|Compulsory Courses at the 1000 level:|
|APA 1302||Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity in Canada||3 Units|
|LSR 1100||Introduction to Leisure Studies||3 Units|
|LSR 1105||Leisure in Canadian Society||3 Units|
|Compulsory Courses at the 2000 level|
|APA 2302||History of Sport and Physical Activity in Canada||3 Units|
|18 optional course units from:||18 Units|
|Physical Activity in a Global Health Perspective|
|Leisure : Concepts and Values|
|Recreation and Environmental Quality|
|Principles of Leadership in Recreation|
|Recreation, Sport and Community Development|
|Hockey and Canadian Culture|
|Sociology of Health and Physical Activity in Canada|
|Ethics in Sport, Physical Activity and Health in Canada|
|Parks and Protected Areas|
|Anthropology of Sport and Leisure|
|Political Economy of Sport and Physical Activity|
|Sport and Identities|
|Sport and Physical Activity in Aging Populations|