For Students Who Began Fall '16 & Earlier
This page is for students who began their first year in undergrad as part of the Teacher Education Stream in the Fall of 2016 and earlier. All of the previous requirements for this program apply to you only. (These requirements are not applicable to students beginning in the Fall of 2017).
Students in this program are expected to:
- complete the Emphasis in Teacher Education - a series of courses that provides a foundation toward teaching
complete 75 hours of experience-based learning (which students may elect to do outside of the traditional classroom; arrangements are made by student with coordinator approval)
participate in two workshops per year on themes such as environment education, Indigenous knowledge, and social justice, as approved by the School of Education
» Click here to view all forms required located on the Current Students page.
Students in the Elementary stream take 5.0 credits in Curriculum and Foundational Studies as part of their Honours degree. For Curriculum Studies, students need 1.0 credit in Math or Science and 1.0 credit in Visual or Performing Arts. The Math or Science credit may consist of any course from Math, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental & Resource Science, Physical Geography or Physics (PSYC 2016H and PSYC 2017H together will meet the Math requirement). Students may choose to take one of ERSC-BIOL 2701H and ERSC-BIOL 2702H, MATH 2080Y or PHYS 2091H and PHYS 2093H which are designed for students intending to teach at the elementary level who lack a science or mathematics background.
Students in the secondary stream must also complete 2.0 credits in foundational studies from the list above as well as EDUC 4000Y (which includes working in a school with students with special needs for a half-day per week and course work focused on literacy) or one additional credit in foundational studies from the list above.