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Honours BA, BEd (Psychology Major) J/I

A student may, in consultation with the department, enter the Honours BA program in Psychology in any year providing an overall B average has been obtained in the psychology courses of the preceding years.

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 and Second Years:
The course requirements for the first two years of this program are the same as for the BA (Psychology Major) Three Year program.

Third Year:
(a) Psychology 3911
(b) One and a half FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(c) Three FCE electives, one of which may be Psychology (see Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)

Fourth Year:
(a) Four FCEs in Psychology, preferably at the fourth year level (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(b) One FCE elective

Note:
Students who are contemplating graduate studies or other research activities in Psychology are urged to take Specialized Honours in Psychology and Psychology 4111 is recommended.

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.