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Honours BSc, BEd (Geology with Major Concentration in Physics) P/J

Five Year program
A five year program leading to a background suitable for those seeking a career in geophysics.

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:
(a) Geology 1111, 1131
(b) Physics 1211 and 1212
(c) Chemistry 1110, 1130
(d) English 1011 and 1031
(e) Mathematics 1210 and 1230 or 1151 and 1152 or 1171 and 1172

Note:
1. Mathematics
Students who lack high school MHF4U (Advanced Functions) or its equivalent must register for Mathematics 1051 and 1077. Mathematics 1210 and 1230 or 1151 and 1152 or 1171 and 1172 is taken in Year 2.

Second Year:
(a) Geology 2112, 2214, 2217, 2310, 2318
(b) Physics 2151, 2311
(c) Mathematics 2111
(d) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Geology 2219, 3216, 3310
(b) Physics 2111, 2211 and 2331
(c) Mathematics 2131
(d) One and one-half FCE electives

Fourth Year:
(a) Geology 4181 (may be a Geophysics thesis project), Geology 4313, 4411
(b) Physics 3211, 3231
(c) Geology 4161 (may be a Geophysics project)
(d) One half-course elective in Physics
(e) One half-course elective in Geology or Physics

Professional Year (Fifth 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.