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Education Chart 4 Requirements for Minor Teaching Subject in the Secondary After Degree Education Route



Art (18 units)

  • 6 units in Visual Fundamentals
  • 12 units from Art, Design, Art History/History of Art, Design and Visual Culture or Art/Design-related Human Ecology courses

Notes

  1. HADVC 301 , HADVC 309 , and HADVC 456  are recommended.
  2. Students must take EDSE 313  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Biological Sciences (18 units)

  • 6 units in Biology
  • 12 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], Genetics, Histology, Immunology, Marine Science, Microbiology, Paleontology, Physiology, Plant Science, Renewable Resources, Zoology

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 356  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  2. EDSE 356  is not open to students whose major is Biological Sciences, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physical Sciences or USS-CCRF-2003 Physics. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Career and Technology Studies: Business, Administration, Finance (BIT) (18 units)

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 6 units in accounting, business law, or any other business-related courses including business computing
  • 9 units in Computing Science, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Management Information Systems, EDCT 400  (Communication Technology) or Senior Level EDIT.

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Communication Arts (MDC) (18 units)

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • EDCT 400  (Communication Technology) (3 units)
  • 12 units in Art, Art History/History of Art, Design and Visual Culture, Design, Drama, Film Studies, Music or Senior Level EDCT or EDIT

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Computing Science (BIT) (18 units)

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Design (MDC) (18 units)

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Health (HRH) (18 units)

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Human Sciences (HRH) (18 units)

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Media (MDC) (18 units)

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Natural Resources (NAT) (18 units)

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 6 units in Senior Level EDCT
  • 9 units in chosen from Biology, Botany, Environmental and Conservation Sciences, Forestry or Renewable Resources

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Recreation (HRH) (18 units)

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • 3 units in HE ED 110  or equivalent
  • 12 units chosen from Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies (PERLS) or Recreation and Leisure Studies (RLS)

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

Career and Technology Studies: Trades, Manufacturing, and Transportation (TMT) (18 units)

  • EDSE 495  (3 units)
  • EDCT 400  Design Studies (3 units)
  • EDCT 400  Construction Technology (3 units)
  • EDCT 400  Mechanics (3 units)
  • EDCT 400  Fabrication Studies (3 units)
  • 3 units in Senior Level EDCT

Notes

  1. Advanced Standing may be granted for relevant provincial and federal journey certification, degree, or two-year certificate or diploma programs in all Career and Technology minor categories. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.
  2. Students must take EDSE 318  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Chemistry (18 units)

  • 6 units in Chemistry
  • 12 units in Chemistry (including Biochemistry; Biophysics, Chemistry; Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Environmental and Conservation Sciences; Pharmacology; Physics; Renewable Resources)

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 356  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  2. EDSE 356  is not open to students whose major is Biological Sciences, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physical Sciences or Physics. These students must either chose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Drama (18 units)

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

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 323  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

English as a Second Language (18 units)

18 units in Linguistics or related areas (including second language pedagogy, teaching reading, intercultural communication, bilingualism, etc.). Up to 6 units may be in the study of cultural diversity or a language other than English.

Notes

LING 101  is a prerequisite for many of the course selections for the ESL minor.
Students must take EDSE 369  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

English Language Arts (18 units)

  • 6 units in Junior English or 3 units in JR ENGL and 3 units in Writing Studies
  • 9 units from Senior English, Senior Comparative Literature, Film Studies, or Library & Information Studies
  • 3 units in senior level Composition and Language or 3 from LING

Notes:

  1. No more than 12 units in this Minor may be taken at the 100-level and no more than 6 of the 12 credits in 100 level English.
  2. Students must take EDSE 328  which is normally offered in the Fall and Winter Terms.

General Sciences (18 units)

  • 6 units in Biology and/or Anatomy, Animal Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Botany, Cell Biology, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Entomology, Environmental and Conservation Sciences (Science), Forestry, Genetics, Histology, Immunology, Marine Science, Microbiology, Paleontology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plant Science, Renewable Resources, Soil Science, Zoology
  • 6 units in Chemistry and/or Biochemistry
  • 6 units in Physics and/or Mathematical Physics, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Physics courses from the Engineering discipline

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 356  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  2. EDSE 356  is not open to students whose major is Biological Sciences, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physical Sciences or Physics. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided that they meet the course prerequisite, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Health Education (18 units)

This minor is intended for individuals who are interested in teaching the Junior High (grades 7-9) Health Education curriculum.

  • 6 units in HEALTH: Health Education, Health Team, Human Sexuality, Nutrition, Sociology of Leisure courses from Education, Community Studies, Sociology, Nursing, Human Ecology, Physical Education and applicable other disciplines.
  • 6 units in RELATIONSHIPS: Counselling, Community Studies, Hope and Helping, Familial and Interpersonal Relationships, Family Dynamics from Education, Community Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Nursing, Human Ecology, Physical Education and applicable other disciplines.
  • 6 units in FINANCES: Career Counselling, Family Economics from Sociology, Psychology, Nursing, Human Ecology, Economics, Physical Education and applicable other disciplines

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 333  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Indigenous Curriculum and Pedagogy (18 units)

  • 9 units chosen from social and cultural anthropology, race and racism, kinship and social structure, health and healing, ethnographic methods, visual anthropology, history of the Native Peoples of Canada, historical perspectives in Native Studies, contemporary perspectives in Native Studies, introductory Cree, contemporary Native art, traditional cultural foundations, Aboriginal governments and politics, Aboriginal Peoples and politics in Canada
  • 3 units chosen from anthropology and Canadian education, society and education, cross cultural studies in education, philosophy of moral education
  • 6 units from education of Native Peoples in Canada and contemporary issues in the education of Native Peoples

Note

  1. EDES 409 is a prerequisite to the Advanced Professional Term (APT)

Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Sciences (18 units)

  • 9 units chosen from one of the following areas:
    • Anthropology
    • Classics [also Greek and Latin]
    • Economics
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • 6 units chosen from another of the above listed areas
  • 3 units chosen from:
    • Another of the above listed areas OR any other course that is not included as part of the chosen major subject area.

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 305  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  2. This minor is only open to students who are in the BEd Secondary Route, After-Degree program.

Mathematics (18 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
  • 3 units chosen from Math, Physics, or Computing Science

Notes

  1. MATH 160  and MATH 260  cannot be used in the MATH minor in any category
  2. Students must take EDSE 338  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Music: Wind Band (18 units)

  • 3 units in Aural Skills and/or Keyboard
  • 3 units in Music Theory I
  • 3 units in Music Theory II
  • 3 units in Woodwind Techniques
  • 3 units in Brass Techniques
  • 3 units in Percussion Techniques

Notes

  1. Students must complete courses in woodwind techniques (MUSIC 213 ), brass techniques (MUSIC 214 ), and percussion techniques (MUSIC 215 ) prior to enrolling in EDSE 344  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  2. Students are encouraged to take a conducting course (MUSIC 315 ) and/or a choral techniques course (MUSIC 230  or MUSIC 417 ) in Open Options.

Physical Education (18 units)

  • 3 units in Physical Movement
  • 3 units in Health Education
  • 12 units chosen from the five Activity Dimensions from the Alberta Physical Education curriculum:
    • ***Please Note: no more than 3 units can be selected from any one dimension.
    • 3 units in Alternative Environments: KIN 110  or KIN 205  or 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, or Rhythmic/Creative; Multicultural; Contemporary/Social; Jazz; Ballroom/Social; Aboriginal
    • 3 units in Games: KIN 106 , KIN 320 , KIN 325 KRLS 420  or KRLS 421  or 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 355, KIN 356 KIN 435 , or 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

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 348  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.

Physical Sciences (18 units)

  • 6 units in Chemistry
  • 12 units in Physical Sciences chosen from Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Science), Environmental and Conservation Sciences, Geophysics, Mathematical Physics, Physics or Renewable Resources

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 356  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  2. EDSE 356  is not open to students whose major is Biological Sciences, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physical Sciences or Physics. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Physics (18 units)

  • 6 units in Physics
  • 12 units in Physical Sciences chosen from Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Science), Environmental and Conservation Sciences, Geophysics, Mathematical Physics, Physics or Renewable Resources

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 356  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.
  2. EDSE 356  is not open to students whose major is Biological Sciences, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physical Sciences or Physics. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Religious and Moral Education (18 units)

  • 15 units chosen from religion, Christian theology, moral education
  • 3 units chosen from religion, Christian theology, philosophy

Note

  1. Students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided that they meet the course prerequisite, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Arabic (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 9 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. ARAB 111  and ARAB 112  should be taken in the first year(s) of study.
  2. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Cree (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  2. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: French (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. High School equivalent and/or JR [100-level] French courses do not meet requirements in the French Major or Minor
  2. Students who have credit in French 30 should register in FREN 211 , FREN 212 . All others should consult the subject area advisor.
  3. FREN 211 , FREN 212  should be taken in the first year(s) of study.
  4. Many courses offered by Faculté Saint-Jean may be credited toward the program. Consult the subject area advisor.
  5. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  6. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: German (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. Students whose major is a Second Language should consult an advisor in the Department of Secondary Education before registering in EDSE 368 .
  2. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Italian (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  2. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Japanese (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  2. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Mandarin (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. CHINA 101 /CHINA 102  should be taken in the first year(s) of study.
  2. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  3. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Spanish (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  2. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Ukrainian (18 units)

  • 18 units in language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Notes

  1. Students must take EDSE 370  which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.
  2. EDSE 370  is not open to students whose major is a Second Language. These students must either choose to register for another EDSE (Minor) provided they meet the course USS-CCRF-2003 prerequisites, OR register in an additional Education Elective.

Second Languages: Other (18 units)

It may be possible to arrange a program for students who intend to teach a language other than those listed here which is offered in the school system. Interested students should consult the Second Languages Advisor.

  • 18 units in Language courses including a maximum of 6 units in Literature/Culture

Social Studies (18 units)

  • 6 units in Canadian Studies: Aboriginal/Indigenous/FNMI Studies in the context of North America strongly recommended, Canadian history, Canadian political science, Canadian economics, Francophone studies in a Canadian context
  • 6 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.
  • 6 units in World History Content (i.e., covering more than one country).

Note

  1. Students must take EDSE 374  which is normally offered in both the Fall and Winter Terms.