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Honours BSc (Geology with Major Concentration in Physics) J/I

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 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 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 (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 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.