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Honours BSc, BEd (Chemistry Major) I/S

Five Year program

Prior to Entry into Professional Year
In concurrent education programs at the Intermediate/Senior 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. Education 4417 and 4418 (.25 FCE x 2 = .5 FCE)
3. Education 4412, 4413, 4416 (.25 x 3 = .75 FCE)
4. Three Education electives (.25 x 3 = .75 FCE) (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list) (Education 2011 (0.5 FCE) is recommended)
5. A minimum cumulative and teachable average of 65% and a minimum major average of 70%.
6. At least 5 FCEs in a first teachable subject and 3 FCEs in a second teachable subject, with at least one half-course (i.e., a minimum of 0.5 FCE) at the third or fourth-year level in each teachable subject (5 FCEs if the teachable is French or Native Languages, and a Computer Science, Music or Visual Arts degree if the teachable is Computer Studies, Music or Visual Arts). For recognized I/S teachable subjects and exceptions to the above regulation see Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables section.
7. 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 are encouraged to 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.

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) Chemistry 1110, 1130
(b) Mathematics 1171 and 1172
(c) Physics 1211 and 1212
(d) One FCE elective from: Anthropology 1032, Biology 1110, 1130, Computer Science 1411, 1431, Geology 1110, 1130
(e) One FCE elective in humanities or social sciences, excluding Mathematics and Computer Science (see the list of Group I and Group II subjects)

Second Year:
(a) Chemistry 2111, 2211, 2231, 2351, 2411, 2412
(b) Mathematics 2111
(c) A half-course elective at the second year level in Physics or Mathematics (excluding 2111) or Computer Science
(d) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Chemistry 3131, 3231, 3251, 3371, 3451
(b) A half-course FCE in Chemistry
(c) Two FCE electives

Fourth Year:
(a) Chemistry 4111, 4901
(b) Two FCEs chosen from: Chemistry 3271, 3431, 3711, 4011, 4131, 4191, 4211, 4311, 4411, 4551, 4571, 4710
(c) One and one-half FCE electives

1. In Fourth year (b) above, not all these courses may be offered in any particular year.
2. In order to remain in the program, students must maintain at least an overall B average in the Chemistry courses taken in the program. Students should refer to the Faculty of Sciences and Environmental Studies Faculty Regulations.
3. Students must have arranged for a faculty supervisor for Chemistry 4111 and 4901 before the start of Fourth Year.

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

(a) Core:
Education 4000 - Honours Concurrent Special Topic  


Education 4490 - Essentials of Planning, Evaluation, and Classroom Management  


Education 4499 - Student Teaching in the Professional Year  


Education 4213 - Literacy & Learning in the IS Curriculum (if teachable
is English, choose one Education elective)


Education 4271 - Guiding Student Choices  


Education 4273 - Preparing Intermediate/Senior Teacher Candidates for Junior/Intermediate (Grades 7 and 8) Classrooms   .25

(b) Curriculum and Instruction in two teachable subjects (2.0 FCE) selected from:
Education 4241 - History    
Education 4242 - Social Sciences - General    
Education 4244 - Mathematics    
Education 4245 - Health and Physical Education    
Education 4260 - Biology    
Education 4261 - Chemistry    
Education 4262 - General Science    
Education 4263 - Geography    
Education 4265 - Physics    
Education 4280 - English    
Education 4281 - French as a Second Language    
Education 4283 - Native Studies    
Education 4284 - Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education: Intermediate-Senior Environmental Science     
Education 4285 - Native Languages    
Education 4288 - Tutorial in Education (Business, Computer Studies, Music-I, Music-V, Visual Arts)    
1.0 FCE x 2  


(c) Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list)


Total FCEs  


These course components meet Ontario College of Teachers requirements for teacher certification in Ontario.