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Honours BSc, BEd (Geography Major) P/J

Five Year program

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.

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

First Year:
Same as for the BSc (Geography Major)

Second Year:
(a) Geography 2211, 2251, 2271, 2331, 2351, 2511, 2811
(b) One and one-half FCE electives

Third Year:
(a) Geography 3251 or 3253
(b) Two FCEs in Geography at the third year level
(c) One FCE elective in Science (Geography excluded)
(d) One and one-half FCE electives

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

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

(a) Core:
Education 0450 - 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 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 - Health and Physical Education  

.25

Education 4019 - Drama and Dance  

.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.