Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation

Courses required in your first year


Remember to register for both fall and winter semesters at the same time.

PSYC 200/201 and SOCI 201 have limited seats for non-major students, students must note the restriction dates if interested in these courses

Your Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation (BCR) program will include courses in the following areas:

Leadership and Human Services

Career Development & Disability
Supporting Special Needs Children & Their Families
Rehab practices and the Aging Process
Social Justice and the Labor Force
Experiential Practice
Disability and The Body

Advocacy, Community and Policy

Special Topics in International Disability Research & Policy
Community development
Mental Health

Courses required in your first year

For students who have entered the four-year entry route program, the first two years of the BCR program will consist of foundational courses in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, courses from other disciplines and open options. Outlined below is the suggested course pattern for your first year at the University of Calgary.

General Information

For further information regarding the Community Rehabilitation program, or for information on the two-year program with an approved college diploma or entering the 4-year route, please contact the BCR Undergraduate Advisor.

Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Foothills Campus TRW Building, Third Floor
Undergraduate Advisors: Sarah Hawley

Foothills Campus TRW interior map

Foothills Campus TRW exterior map

If you are coming to the University of Calgary with Advanced Placement credit or International Baccalaureate credit, you will follow the same registration process as any first time university student. You may be eligible to use your transfer credit in your degree program depending on the program you have entered and whether or not the courses are applicable. Look for International Baccalaureate credit information at and Advanced Placement information at

You may view your transfer credit by logging in to your online Student Centre. Once you know the transfer credit you have received, you may contact the academic advisor in your faculty to get advice on course selection.

Study Abroad: Discover new ways of thinking about disability, community and rehabilitation. A study abroad program will enhance your career prospects, and provide you with the opportunities to meet new people and gain valuable personal development experiences without interrupting your studies or your career path.

Your Practicum: A practicum is an exciting opportunity to learn and gain "real world" experience in the field. Although it is recognized that field experience requires time, energy and personal commitment beyond that of traditional University classes, practica are a fun part of the program which many students have considered to be a highlight of their education.