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Education Chart 3 Requirements for Major Teaching Subject in the Secondary After Degree Education Route



Art (36 units)

  • 6 units in Art History
  • 18-24 units in Art or Design including a minimum of 6 credits in Visual Fundamentals
  • 6-12 units related to Art

Notes

  1. Students presenting a BFA with a Major in Art and/or Design will be considered to have met the 6 units in Visual Fundamentals.
  2. HADVC 301 , HADVC 309 , and HADVC 456  are recommended
  3. Students must take EDSE 312  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only. Students must take EDSE 412  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Biological Sciences (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Biological Sciences including the subjects in the following list will meet all of the 36 credits required for the Biological Sciences Major in Secondary Education:

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Botany
  • Environmental and Conservation Sciences
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Paleontology
  • Physiology
  • Plant Science
  • Zoology

Biological Sciences WITHOUT BSc (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in a Biological Science will need to present 36 credits in the following categories for the Biological Sciences Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 15-18 units in Biological Sciences (including Anatomy; Animal Sciences; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Biology; Biophysics, Botany; Cell Biology; Ecology; Entomology; Environmental Studies; Environmental and Conservation Sciences [Arts or Science]; Forestry; Genetics; Histology; Immunology; Marine Science; Microbiology; Paleontology; Pharmacology; Physiology; Plant Science; Renewable Resources; Soil Science; Zoology)
  • 3-6 units in Physiology or Anatomy
  • 12-15 units in in Science courses, with a maximum of 6 units in Science, Technology & Society and no more than 9 units in each of the following areas that includes, but is not limited to:
    • Astronomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences (including Botany, Forestry, Genetics, Microbiology, Soils and Zoology)
    • Biophysics
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Sciences [EAS (Faculty of Science), ENCS, REN R]
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Notes

  1. Psychology; MATH 153, MATH 160 , MATH 253  and MATH 260  are NOT eligible for use in this Major
  2. Students must take EDSE 355  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  3. Students must take EDSE 455  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Career and Technology Studies: Business, Administration, Finance (BIT) (36 units)

Students presenting an approved Business Degree in Commerce or Management will meet all of the 36 credits required for the CTS: Business, Administration and Finance Major in Secondary Education

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Business, Administration, Finance (BIT) WITHOUT Business Degree in Commerce or Management (36 units)

Students NOT presenting an approved Business Degree in Commerce or Management will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the CTS: Business, Administration and Finance Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 3 units in Accounting
  • 3 units in Canadian Business or Canadian Law class
  • 6 units in Economics (preferably Microeconomics and Macroeconomics)
  • 6 units in Computing or Management Information Systems courses
  • 6 units in any Finance, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour or other Faculty of Business courses
  • 3-6 units in Calculus or Statistics
  • 3-6 units in chosen from any Faculty of Business courses or Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements
  • EDSE 495  (3 units)

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Communication Arts (MDC) (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree with a Major in Communication Arts from an accredited institution.
Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, Red Seal, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Computing Science (BIT) (36 units)

Students presenting an approved degree in Computing Sciences or Computer Engineering will meet all of the 36 credits required for the CTS: Computing Science Major in Secondary Education

Career and Technology Studies: Computing Science (BIT) WITHOUT degree in Computing Sciences or Computer Engineering (36 units)

Students NOT presenting an approved degree in Computing Sciences or Computer Engineering will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the CTS: Computing Science Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 6 units in Foundations of Computation
  • 6 units in Programming, Algorithms, Organization & Architecture, Systems and Logic in Computing Science, and Database Management
  • 12 units in senior level Computing Science courses
  • 3-6 units from calculus, linear algebra, and statistics
  • 3-6 units from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements (EDCT or EDIT courses recommended)
  • EDSE 495  (3 units)

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Design (MDC) (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree with a Major in Design from an accredited institution. Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Health (HRH) (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved Nursing degree or a degree with a Major in Health Studies from an accredited institution.

Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Human Sciences (HRH) HECOL Route (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree with a Major in Human Ecology from an accredited institution with a focus on Textiles, Design, Clothing Design
OR
This major is for holders of an approved degree and Journey Certificate in Hairstyling, Beautician, Esthetician, etc.
Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Human Sciences (HRH) HECOL Route WITHOUT degree in Human Ecology, or Journey Certificate (36 units)

Students not presenting an approved Human Ecology Degree in Textiles, Design, Clothing Design or an approved 3 or 4 year degree and Journey Certificate in Hairstyling, Beautician, Esthetician, etc will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the CTS: Human Sciences Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 6 units in Visual Fundamentals
  • 15 units in applicable courses with a focus on textiles, material culture, material culture studio design, apparel design, apparel construction, apparel development
  • 12 units chosen from Category 3 or chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Human Sciences (HRH) NUTRITION Route (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree with a Major in Nutrition from an accredited institution
OR
This major is for holders of an approved degree and a Journey Certificate for Chef/Cook, Baker, etc.
Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units in chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Human Sciences (HRH) NUTRITION Route WITHOUT degree in Nutrition, or Journey Certificate (36 units)

Students not presenting an approved Degree with a Major in Nutrition or an approved 3 or 4 year degree and Journey Certificate for Chef/Cook, Baker will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the CTS: Human Sciences Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units in Health Education
  • 18 units in Nutrition, and Nutrition and Food Studies with a maximum of 12 credits from introductory courses
  • 12 units chosen from Category 2 or chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Media (MDC) (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree with a Major in Media/ Communication Technology from an accredited institution. Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, Red Seal, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Natural Resources (NAT) (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree with a Major in Natural Resource Management, Energy, Agriculture, etc., from an accredited institution.
Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Recreation (HRH) (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree with a Major in Recreation studies from an accredited institution Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units in chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Trades, Manufacturing, and Transportation (TMT) (36 units)

This major is for holders of an approved degree and a Journey Certificate in Gasfitter, Machinist, Welder, Pipefitter, Electrician, Plumbing, Carpentry, Automotive Technician, etc., Approved Federal Program in Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence (AME), Aviation Systems Technician (AVN).
Students presenting an applicable provincial or federal journey certificate, approved Degree, approved minimum 2-year Diploma or Certificate may meet up to 30 of the 36 credits required for most CTS Majors in Secondary Education.

Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Career and Technology Studies: Trades, Manufacturing, Transportation (TMT) WITHOUT Journey Certificate (36 units)

Students not presenting a Journey Certificate in Gasfitter, Machinist, Welder, Pipefitter, Electrician, Plumbing, Carpentry, Automotive Technician, etc., Approved Federal Program in Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence (AME), Aviation Systems Technician (AVN) will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the CTS: Trades, Manufacturing, Transportation Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units in EDCT
  • 6 units in EDCT 400 Junior High Multi-Activity Organization and Content
  • 3 units in EDCT Construction Technology
  • 3 units in EDCT Fabrication Studies
  • 3 units in EDCT Mechanics
  • 3 units in EDCT Design Studies
  • 12 units chosen from Education Chart 2 Career and Technology Studies Minor Requirements

Notes

  1. Students may not choose both a Major and Minor in CTS.
  2. Students must take EDSE 317  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 417  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Chemistry (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Chemistry, Pharmacology or Chemical Engineering will meet all of the 36 credits required for the Chemistry Major in Secondary Education

Chemistry WITHOUT BSc in Chemistry, Pharmacology or Chemical Engineering Majors (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Chemistry, Pharmacology or Chemical Engineering will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the Chemistry Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18 units in Chemistry or Biochemistry courses
  • 18 units in Science courses, with a maximum of 6 units in Science, Technology & Society and no more than 9 units in each of the following areas that includes, but is not limited to:
    • Astronomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences (including Botany, Forestry, Genetics, Microbiology, Soils and Zoology)
    • Biophysics
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Sciences [EAS (Faculty of Science), ENCS, REN R]
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Notes

  1. Psychology; MATH 153, MATH 160 , MATH 253  and MATH 260  are NOT eligible for use in this Major
  2. Students must take EDSE 355  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  3. Students must take EDSE 455  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Drama (36 units)

  • 3 units focus on scripted work (play analysis, scene study)
  • 3 units focus on dramatic process
  • 3 units in theatre history or theory
  • 3 units in oral communication, voice and speech
  • 6 units in performer created theatre
  • 3 units in directing
  • 3 units in senior level drama course (400-level)
  • 12 units from drama (e.g. scene study/directing/tech. theatre/performer created/playwriting or maximum 3 units in additional credits permitted in theatre history/theory); or drama education (EDEL 411 , or drama-based EDSE 401 ) or 3 units maximum from dance

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 322  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  2. Students must take EDSE 422  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

English Language Arts (36 units)

  • 15 units in English or Writing
  • 6 units in English language structure; grammar; composition and language; writing; linguistics
  • 3 units in Canadian literature
  • 12 units in literature, film, drama or linguistics taught in English

Notes

  1. ESL courses are not applicable for use in the English Major or Minor
  2. No more than 12 in this Major may be taken at the 100-level and no more than 6 of the 12 credits in 100-level English.
  3. Students must take EDSE 327  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  4. Students must take EDSE 427  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

General Sciences (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a major in Agriculture, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Forestry, Geology or Soil Science will meet the 36 credits required for the General Science Major in Secondary Education.

General Sciences WITHOUT BSc in Agriculture, EAS, Forestry, Geology or Soil Science (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a major in Agriculture, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Forestry, Geology or Soil Science will need to present 36 credits in the following Category for the General Science Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 36 units in Science courses, with a maximum of 6 units in Science, Technology & Society and no more than 9 units in each of the following areas that includes, but is not limited to:
    • Astronomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences (including Botany, Forestry, Genetics, Microbiology, Soils and Zoology)
    • Biophysics
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Sciences [EAS (Faculty of Science), ENCS, REN R]
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Notes

  1. Psychology; MATH 153, MATH 160 , MATH 253  and MATH 260  are NOT eligible for use in this Major
  2. Students must take EDSE 355  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  3. Students must take EDSE 455  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Mathematics (36 units)

  • 3 units in Linear Algebra
  • 3 units in Calculus
  • 3 units in Discrete Mathematics/Abstract Algebra/Ring Theory/ Graph Theory/Group Theory
  • 3 units in Geometry
  • 3 units in Statistics
  • 21 units chosen from Math, Physics, or Computing Science, with a maximum of 3 units taken at the junior level in each area

Notes

  1. Senior level courses are 200-level or higher MATH 160  and MATH 260  cannot be used in the MATH major in any category
  2. Students must take EDSE 337  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  3. Students must take EDSE 437  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Music (36 units)

Music WITH BMus Classical (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor of Music (BMus) Classical Degree* will meet 21 of the 36 credits required for the Music Major in Secondary Education. Courses in the following areas must also be presented prior to graduation from the program; if not completed prior to admission they will need to be completed while in the BEd program:

  • 3 units in Conducting: a course in basic conducting techniques
  • 3 units in Woodwind Techniques: a course that teaches the basics of Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, also often Oboe and Bassoon
  • 3 units in Brass Techniques: a course that teaches the basics of Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba
  • 3 units in Percussion Techniques: a course that teaches the basics of orchestral, or wind band, or concert band percussion instruments
  • 3 units in one year of participation in a large ensemble that works with a conductor. Acceptable ensembles include: Concert Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Concert Choir, and Symphony Orchestra.

Notes

  1. MUSIC 213 , MUSIC 214 , and MUSIC 315  above must be taken before registering in EDSE 343 .
  2. Students must take EDSE 343  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 443  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Music WITHOUT BMus Classical (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor of Music (BMus) Classical Degree* will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the Music Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 3 units in any Music History
  • 6 units in any Music course
  • 3 units in Applied Music (Lessons on Principal Instrument)
  • 3 units in Ensemble: participation in a large ensemble that works with a conductor. Acceptable ensembles include: Concert Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Concert Choir, and Symphony Orchestra.
  • 3 units in Aural Skills/ Keyboard
  • 6 units in Music Theory/Harmony
  • 3 units in Woodwind Techniques: a course that teaches the basics of Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, also often Oboe and Bassoon
  • 3 units in Brass Techniques: a course that teaches the basics of Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba
  • 3 units in Percussion Techniques: a course that teaches the basics of orchestral, or wind band, or concert band percussion instruments
  • 3 units in Conducting: a course in basic conducting techniques

Notes

  1. MUSIC 124  or MUSIC 126 - Applied Music , MUSIC 151 - Aural and Keyboard Skills I , MUSIC 155 - Music Theory I , MUSIC 156 - Music Theory II  are normally taken in the first year(s) of study.
  2. Entry to MUSIC 151 , MUSIC 155 , MUSIC 156 , normally depends upon demonstrated theoretical competence. Students must contact the Department of Music to arrange for a time for the theory placement examination.
  3. Entry to MUSIC 124  or MUSIC 126  depends on the successful passing of an audition during February, preceding the student’s first year. Students must contact the Department of Music to arrange for an audition date.
  4. MUSIC 213 - Woodwind Techniques , MUSIC 214 - Brass Techniques , and MUSIC 315 - Introduction to Conducting  above must be taken before registering in EDSE 343 .
  5. Students must take EDSE 343  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  6. Students must take EDSE 443  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Physical Education (36 units)

  • 3 units in Individual Health Education or Nutrition class: Approved 3 unit (or equivalent) courses offered by a Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation in the following Activity Dimensions from the Alberta Physical Education curriculum:
  • 3 units in Alternative Environments: KIN 110  or KIN 205 ; Aquatics -water adjustment, survival techniques, stroke development, snorkelling, scuba diving, water games, diving, synchronized, swimming, water safety; Water -based – canoeing, rowing, kayaking, sailing, sailboarding, water skiing; Outdoor Pursuits – hiking, backpacking, climbing rock or wall, camping winter or summer, orienteering, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, skating ice or inline, horseback riding, walking, cycling, tobogganing, luge
  • 3 units in Dance: DAC, DANCE; Rhythmic/Creative; Multicultural; Contemporary/Social; Jazz; Ballroom/Social; Aboriginal
  • 3 units in Games: KIN 106 , KIN 320 , or KIN 325 KRLS 420  or KRLS 421 , softball, cricket or rounders, soccer, basketball, touch football, hockey-type games field, floor, ice, team handball, lacrosse (field), rugby, broomball, ringette, plastic disc games, volleyball, tennis, badminton, pickleball, table tennis, handball, netball, racquetball, squash, Asian foot volleyball, lacrosse, tchouk ball, archery, bocce, bowling, curling, golf, trapshooting, croquet, horseshoes
  • 3 units in Individual Activities: KIN 102 , KIN 104 , KIN 156 , KIN 245 KIN 335 , KIN 356 KIN 435 , KIN 436 , Athletics—Track and Field - running events, jumping events, throwing events; combatives – fencing, wrestling, self-defense, martial arts; Individual Manipulatives – juggling hand or foot, skipping; Training Programs – aerobics, rope jumping, walking, jogging, lap swimming, cycling/mountain biking, use of exercise equipment, weight training, inline skating, circuit, plyometrics, triathlon; Movement Arts - tai chi, yoga
  • 21 units in DAC, KIN, KRLS, PAC, RLS 100 , RLS 331  or dance, principles and concepts of physical activity, recreation and leisure studies, and Kinesiology

Notes

  1. Aquatics competency and CPR certification recommended
  2. Students must take EDSE 347  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  3. Students must take EDSE 447  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Physical Sciences (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Physics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering will meet all of the 36 credits required for the Physical Science Major in Secondary Education

Physical Sciences WITHOUT BSc in Physics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Physics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the Physical Science Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 12 units in Physics
  • 12 units in Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • 12 units in Science courses, with a maximum of 6 units in Science, Technology & Society and no more than 9 units in each of the following areas that includes, but is not limited to:
    • Astronomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences (including Botany, Forestry, Genetics, Microbiology, Soils and Zoology)
    • Biophysics
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Sciences [EAS (Faculty of Science), ENCS, REN R]
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Notes

  1. Psychology; MATH 153, MATH 160 , MATH 253  and MATH 260  are NOT eligible for use in this Major.
  2. Because of the nature of school sciences, courses in Biology are recommended.
  3. Students must take EDSE 355  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  4. Students must take EDSE 455  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Physics (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Physics, Astrophysics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering will meet all of the 36 credits required for the Physics Major in Secondary Education

Physics WITHOUT BSc in Physics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a Major in Physics, Astrophysics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering will need to present 36 credits in the following Categories for the Physics Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18 units in Physics
  • 18 units in Science courses, with a maximum of 6 units in Science, Technology & Society and no more than 9 units in each of the following areas that includes, but is not limited to:
    • Astronomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences (including Botany, Forestry, Genetics, Microbiology, Soils and Zoology)
    • Biophysics
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Sciences [EAS (Faculty of Science), ENCS, REN R]
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Notes

  1. Psychology; MATH 153, MATH 160 , MATH 253  and MATH 260  are NOT eligible for use in this Major.
  2. Because of the nature of school sciences, courses in Biology and Chemistry are recommended.
  3. Students must take EDSE 355  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  4. Students must take EDSE 455  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Second Languages: Cree (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in a teachable Second Language will meet all of the 36 credits required for the applicable Second Language Major in Secondary Education.

Second Languages: Cree WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in Cree (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Cree will need to present 36 units of course weight in the following categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program: 

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in Winter Term only.

Second Languages: French (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in French will meet all of the 36 credits required for the applicable Second Language Major in Secondary Education.

Second Languages: French WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in French (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in French will need to present 36 units in the following Categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. High School equivalent and/or JR [100-level] French courses do not meet requirements in the French Major or Minor.
  3. Students who have credit in French 30 should register in FREN 211 , FREN 212 . All others consult the subject area advisor.
  4. Many courses offered by Faculté Saint-Jean may be credited toward your program. Consult subject area advisor.
  5. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  6. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in Winter Term only.

Second Languages: German (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in German will meet all of the 36 credits required for the applicable Second Language Major in Secondary Education.

Second Languages: German WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in German (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in German will need to present 36 units of course weight in the following Categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Second Languages: Italian (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Italian will meet all of the 36 credits required for the applicable Second Language Major in Secondary Education.

Second Languages: Italian WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in Italian (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Italian will need to present 36 units of course weight in the following Categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program: 

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Second Languages: Japanese WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in Japanese (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Japanese will need to present 36 units in the following Categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Second Languages: Spanish (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Spanish will meet all of the 36 credits required for the applicable Second Language Major in Secondary Education.

Second Languages: Spanish WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Spanish will need to present 36 units in the following Categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Second Languages: Ukrainian (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Ukrainian will meet all of the 36 credits required for the applicable Second Language Major in Secondary Education.

Second Languages: Ukrainian WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in Ukrainian (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Ukrainian will need to present 36 units in the following Categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Second Languages: Other (36 units)

Students presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in a teachable Second Language which is offered in the school system will meet all of the 36 credits required for the applicable Second Language Major in Secondary Education.

Notes

  1. It may be possible to arrange a program for students who wish to teach a language other than those listed here which is offered in the school system. Interested students should consult Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services.
  3. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  4. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in Winter Term only.

Second Languages WITHOUT Bachelor’s Degree in a teachable Second Language (36 units)

Students NOT presenting a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in a teachable Second Language which is offered in the school system will need to present 36 units in the following categories for the Second Language Major in Secondary Education prior to graduation from the program:

  • 18-21 units in Language
  • 3-6 units in Linguistics
  • 3-6 units in Literature
  • 3-6 units in Culture
  • 9 units chosen from 1-4, not exceeding credit maximum in any category

Notes

  1. It may be possible to arrange a program for students who wish to teach a language other than those listed here which is offered in the school system. Interested students should consult Undergraduate Student Services.
  2. Fluent speakers whose level of proficiency already equals or exceeds the language course levels offered at the U of A will need to have their program customized. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services. High School equivalent and/or JR [100-level] French courses do not meet requirements in the French Major or Minor.
  3. Students must take EDSE 368  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  4. Students must take EDSE 468  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in Winter Term only.

Social Studies (36 units)

  • 3 units in Canadian History
  • 3 units in Canadian Studies: Canadian society; Francophone Studies; Native/Indigenous/FNMI studies strongly recommended
  • 3 units in Critical Issues: Aboriginal/Indigenous/Native Studies (strongly recommended), critical/intersectional studies of race/ethnicity (Canadian context recommended), Francophone studies, gender, migration studies, women/gender studies. (ANTHR, CLASS, ECON, HGP, HIST, MLCS, NS, PHIL, POL S, RELIG, SOC, or WGS courses may be used to meet this requirement, but content must be focused on the listed subject areas.)
  • 3 units in Economics (Canadian context preferred)
  • 3 units in Political Science (Canadian context preferred)
  • 3 units in Sociology, or a class in current world issues/events
  • 3 units in World History Content (i.e., covering more than one country)
  • 15 units chosen from any course in the above categories, or those offered by social sciences departments and programs in: Aboriginal/Indigenous/Native studies, anthropology, classics, economics, geography, human geography and planning, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, women and gender studies. Students are limited to *6 in psychology

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 373  during the Introductory Professional Term (IPT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  2. Students must take EDSE 473  during the Advanced Professional Term (APT), which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.