Bachelor of Education
(Grades 4 to 10)
Preferred status will be given to candidates who have completed at least one half graduate or undergraduate credit
in four, five, or six of the following areas:
- Fine Arts
- Health and Physical Education
- Social Science/Humanities (Canadian History/Geography preferred)
Click here for a list of some acceptable courses.
In addition you must select one teaching subject from the following:
|Geography||Health & Physical Education||History|
|Mathematics||Music (Vocal)||Religious Education|
|Science General||Visual Arts|
Four full or equivalent undergraduate or graduate credits with a minimum average of 70% are required to support the teaching subject you have chosen.
Junior - Intermediate Program Requirements and Exceptions
English: Courses in English culture, linguistics, essay
writing, and writing for business or science are not acceptable.
Family Studies: At least two of the four following areas must be represented: Child and Family Development, Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, or Family Resource Management (Consumer Economics).
French: Applicants must possess oral and written fluency in French and a thorough knowledge of grammar. Five full French courses (or the equivalent), at least two of which must be language courses, are required for admission. One or more full course equivalents in French literature is desirable for those hoping to teach in French-immersion settings. The Faculty of Education reserves the right to test candidates to ensure they meet the required standard.
Geography: At least a half credit (and preferably a full credit) in Canadian Geography must be included.
Health & Physical Education: Five full credits which include activity courses are required. Three activity courses are preferred.
History: At least a half credit (and preferably a full credit) in Canadian History must be included.
Mathematics: At least one full senior Math credit must be included.
Music (Vocal): Credits should include at least one choral or vocal techniques course, one choral conducting course, and one music theory course.
Religious Education: Five full credits, or the equivalent, are required. Credits should cover several of the following areas: Old and New Testament studies, Catholic Church teachings in morality and social justice, sacraments, sexuality and marriage in the Catholic tradition, and Vatican II theology. Religious Education is offered as a teaching subject only for Roman Catholic schools; student teaching in this subject area will occur in Roman Catholic elementary schools only.
Science General: Credits in at least three of the following areas are required: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Environmental Science, Physics.
Visual Arts: At least one survey course in art history or criticism, plus studio courses, are required.
Minimum Admission Requirements - for all program streams