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Honours BA, BEd (History Major) J/I

Five Year program

A student may enter the Honours BA program in history after the first, second, or third year, providing an overall B average has been attained in the history courses taken up to that time. To continue in the program, an overall B average must be maintained in the history courses. All courses will be chosen in consultation with the Department. Students intending to proceed to graduate work in history are strongly advised to include courses in a second language in the program of study.

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 or Native Languages, 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.

Note:
For students in concurrent honours bachelor degree programs, 2 (two) FCEs of required Education courses will be taken instead of electives in the HBA or HBSc program, prior to entering the Professional Year.

First Year:
Same as for the BA (History Major)

Second Year:
(a) Three FCEs in History at the second year level
(b) Two FCE electives (history excluded)

Third Year:
(a) Three FCEs in history at the third or fourth year level
(b) Two FCE electives (history excluded)

Fourth Year:
(a) Three FCEs in history at the fourth year level
(b) Two FCE electives

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

(a) Core:
Education 0451 - Mathematics Competency Exam  

0.0

Education 4000 - Honours Concurrent Special Topic   1.50
Education 4490 - Essentials of Planning, Evaluation, and 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 - Health and Physical Education  

.25

Education 4119 - Drama and Dance   .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 - Health and Physical Education    
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.