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Concurrent Honours Bachelor Degree Programs Information

(Bachelor of Education with an honours bachelor degree in a partnering discipline)


A. Primary/Junior Specialization

The Bachelor of Education Degree for certification at the Primary/Junior level is offered concurrently with an honours degree in a partnering discipline in the following programs:
HBA (Anthropology, English, French, Geography, History, Indigenous Learning, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies)
HBK (Kinesiology)
HBOR (Outdoor Recreation)
HBASc (Anthropology, English, Interdisciplinary Studies, Geography)(Orillia Campus)
HBSc (Anthropology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology with Major Concentration in Physics, Mathematics, Physics)
See the appropriate departmental listings for requirements of the partnering degrees.


Prior to Entry into Professional Year
In concurrent Education programs at the Primary/Junior level, students must meet and complete requirements of the partnering honours bachelor degree program prior to entry into the Professional Year including:
1. 1 FCE in English, French or an Indigenous language
2. 1 FCE in Science (General Science 1000 recommended) (see Concurrent Bachelor of Education, Concurrent Content Regulations, #1 regarding eligible Science courses)
3. One half-course in Music or Visual Arts (Visual Arts 0510 recommended)
4. Education 2010 (.5 FCE)
5. Education 4417 and 4418 (.25 FCE x 2 = .5 FCE)
6. Education 4412, 4413, 4416, and one Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list) (.25 FCE x 4=1 FCE)
7. A minimum cumulative average of 65% and a minimum major average of 70%
8. Students in the Honours BA, BEd (Indigenous Learning Major) are required to take one FCE in Native Language, Visual Arts 2060/Indigenous Learning 2060 and English 2702/Indigenous Learning 2702. Students should also take one FCE in English at the first-year level, including at least one of English 1111 or 1112, in the First Year. Students are encouraged to choose either Education 3235 or 3270 as their Education elective.


Professional Year
Concurrent honours Professional Year (Primary/Junior) requirements are:

(a) Core:
Education 4000 - Honours Concurrent Special Topic  

1.50

Education 4414 - Essentials of Planning & Evaluation  

.25

Education 4470 - Essentials of Classroom Management  

.50

Education 4499 - Student Teaching in the Professional Year  

.50

(b) Curriculum and Instruction in Primary/Junior Education:
Education 4012 - Language Arts  

.50

Education 4013 - Teaching Early Literacy  

.25

Education 4014 - Science & Technology  

.25

Education 4015 - Social Studies  

.25

Education 4016 - Visual Arts  

.25

Education 4017 - Music  

.25

Education 4018 - Physical & Health Ed  

.25

Education 4050 - Mathematics  

.50


(c) Education 3013 - Early Reading
 

.25

 

Total FCEs

 

5.50


These course components meet Ontario College of Teachers requirements for teacher certification in Ontario.



B. Junior/Intermediate Specialization

The Bachelor of Education Degree for certification at the Junior/Intermediate level is offered concurrently with an honours degree in a partnering discipline in the following programs:
HBA (Anthropology, English, French, Geography, History, Indigenous Learning, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies)
HBK (Kinesiology)
HBOR (Outdoor Recreation)
HBSc (Anthropology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology with Major Concentration in Physics, Mathematics, Physics)

Prior to Entry into Professional Year
In concurrent education programs at the Junior/Intermediate level, students must meet and complete requirements of the partnering honours bachelor degree program prior to entry into the Professional Year including:
1. 1 FCE in English, French or an Indigenous language
2. 1 FCE in Science (General Science 1000 recommended) (see Concurrent Bachelor of Education, Concurrent Content Regulations, #1 regarding eligible Science courses)
3. One half-course in Music or Visual Arts (Visual Arts 0510 recommended)
4. Education 2011 (.5 FCE)
5. Education 4417 and 4418 (.25 FCE x 2 = .5 FCE)
6. Education 4412, 4413, 4416, and one Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list) (.25 x 4 = 1 FCE)
7. At least 3 FCEs in a teachable subject, with at least one half-course (i.e., a minimum of 0.5 FCE) at the third or fourth-year level, 5 FCEs if the teachable is French, a Music or Visual Arts degree if the teachable is Music or Visual Arts, and a Computer Science degree if the teachable is Computer Studies. For recognized J/I teachable subjects and exceptions to the above regulation see Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables section.
8. A minimum cumulative and teachable average of 65% and a minimum major average of 70%.
9. Students in the Honours BA, BEd (Indigenous Learning Major) are required to take one FCE in Native Language, Visual Arts 2060/Indigenous Learning 2060 and English 2702/Indigenous Learning 2702. Students should also take one FCE in English at the first-year level, including at least one of English 1111 or 1112, in the First Year. Students are encouraged to choose either Education 3235 or 3270 as their Education elective.


Professional Year
Concurrent honours Professional Year (Junior/Intermediate) requirements are:


(a) Core:
Education 4000 - Honours Concurrent Special Topic  

1.50

Education 4414 - Essentials of Planning & Evaluation  

.25

Education 4470 - Essentials of Classroom Management  

.50

Education 4499 - Student Teaching in the Professional Year  

.50


(b) Curriculum and Instruction in Junior/Intermediate Education:
Education 4112 - Language Arts  

.50

Education 4113 - Teaching Literacy  

.25

Education 4114 - Science & Technology  

.25

Education 4115 - Social Studies  

.25

Education 4116 - Visual Arts  

.25

Education 4117 - Music  

.25

Education 4118 - Physical & Health Ed  

.25

Education 4151 - Mathematics  

.50


(c) Curriculum and Instruction in one Intermediate teachable subject selected from:
Education 4212 - Media Literacy in the Middle Years Language Arts    
Education 4214 - General Science    
Education 4215 - History    
Education 4216 - Visual Arts    
Education 4217 - Music (Vocal or Instrumental)    
Education 4218 - Physical & Health Ed    
Education 4231 - Geography    
Education 4232 - French as a Second Language    
Education 4233 - Native Studies    
Education 4234 - Mathematics    
Education 4235 - Native Languages    
Education 4239 - Curriculum and Instruction: Tutorial in Education    
   

.25

 

Total FCEs
 

5.50

These course components meet Ontario College of Teachers requirements for teacher certification in Ontario.



C. Intermediate/Senior Specialization

The Bachelor of Education Degree for certification at the Intermediate/Senior level is offered concurrently with an honours degree in a partnering discipline in the following programs:
HBA (Anthropology, English, English/French, English/History, French, Geography, History, Indigenous Learning, Mathematics, Music, Psychology)
HBES (Geography)
HBESc (Biology, Geography)
HBFA (Visual Arts)
HBK (Kinesiology)
HBOR (Outdoor Recreation)
HBSc (Anthropology, Biology, Biology and Chemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Geology with Major Concentration in Physics, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology)
See the appropriate departmental listings for requirements of the partnering degrees.


Prior to Entry into Professional Year
In concurrent education programs at the Intermediate/Senior level, students must meet and complete
requirements of the partnering honours bachelor degree program prior to entry into the Professional Year
including:
1. 1 FCE in English, French or an Indigenous language
2. Education 4417 and 4418 (.25 FCE x 2 = .5 FCE)
3. Education 4412, 4413, 4416 (.25 x 3 = .75 FCE)
4. Three Education electives (.25 x 3 = .75 FCE) (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list) (Education 2011 (0.5 FCE) is recommended)
5. A minimum cumulative and teachable average of 65% and a minimum major average of 70%.
6. At least 5 FCEs in a first teachable subject and 3 FCEs in a second teachable subject, with at least one half-course (i.e., a minimum of 0.5 FCE) at the third or fourth-year level in each teachable subject (5 FCEs if the teachable is French, and a Computer Science, Music or Visual Arts degree if the teachable is Computer Studies, Music or Visual Arts). For recognized I/S teachable subjects and exceptions to the above regulation see Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables section.
7. Students in the Honours BA, BEd (Indigenous Learning Major) are required to take one FCE in Native Language, Visual Arts 2060/Indigenous Learning 2060 and English 2702/Indigenous Learning 2702. Students are encouraged to take one FCE in English at the first-year level, including at least one of English 1111 or 1112, in the First Year. Students are encouraged to choose either Education 3235 or 3270 as their Education elective.


Professional Year
Concurrent honours Professional Year (Intermediate/Senior) requirements are:


(a) Core:
Education 4000 - Honours Concurrent Special Topic  

1.50

Education 4414 - Essentials of Planning & Evaluation  

.25

Education 4470 - Essentials of Classroom Management  

.50

Education 4499 - Student Teaching in the Professional Year  

.50

Education 4213 - Literacy & Learning in the IS Curriculum (if teachable
is English, choose one Education elective)
 

.25

Education 4271 - Guiding Student Choices  

.25


(b) Curriculum and Instruction in two teachable subjects (2.0 FCE) selected from:
Education 4241 - History    
Education 4242 - Social Sciences - General    
Education 4244 - Mathematics    
Education 4245 - Physical Education    
Education 4260 - Biology    
Education 4261 - Chemistry    
Education 4262 - General Science    
Education 4263 - Geography    
Education 4265 - Physics    
Education 4280 - English    
Education 4281 - French as a Second Language    
Education 4283 - Native Studies    
Education 4284 - Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education: Intermediate-Senior Environmental Science    
Education 4285 - Native Languages    
Education 4288 - Tutorial in Education (Business, Computer Science, Music-I, Music-V, Visual Arts)    

 

1.0 FCE x 2
 

2.00


(c) Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list)
 

.25

 

Total FCEs
 

5.50


These course components meet Ontario College of Teachers requirements for teacher certification in Ontario.



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