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Honours BASc, BEd (Geography Major) P/J

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

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.

First Year:
(a) Geography 1120
(b) Interdisciplinary Studies 1010
(c) One FCE in Area II (Geography excluded)
(d) One FCE in Area I
(e) One FCE elective (Area II recommended)
(f) One half-course elective

Second Year:
(a) Geography 2211, 2251, 2271, 2331, 2351, 2511, 2811
(b) One FCE in Area I
(c) One half-course elective

Third Year:
(a) Geography 3251 or 3253
(b) Two FCEs in Geography at the third year level
(c) One FCE in Area I
(d) One FCE elective (Area II recommended)
(e) Interdisciplinary Studies 3010

Fourth Year:
(a) Three FCEs in Geography at the fourth-year level
(b) Interdisciplinary Studies 4010 and 4030, and Interdisciplinary Studies 4901
(c) One FCE elective

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

(a) Core:
Education 0450 - Mathematics Competency Exam  


Education 4000 - Honours Concurrent Special Topic  


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


Education 4499 - Student Teaching in the Professional Year  


(b) Curriculum and Instruction in Primary/Junior Education:
Education 4012 - Language Arts  


Education 4013 - Teaching Early Literacy  


Education 4014 - Science & Technology  


Education 4015 - Social Studies  


Education 4016 - Visual Arts  


Education 4017 - Music  


Education 4018 - Health and Physical Education  


Education 4019 - Drama and Dance  


Education 4050 - Mathematics  


(c) Education 3013 - Early Reading  


Total FCEs



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