Faculty of Education

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (PRIMARY) AND BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ELEMENTARY)

ADMISSION:

NOTE: The Faculty of Education is in the process of revising this programme. New entrance requirements for this programme may be approved. Prospective students should contact the Office of Undergraduate Student Services, Faculty of Education, for further information.

1) Applications for Admission are considered once a year to the Fall semester only. The deadline for submission of applications is February 1. Consideration will be given to the courses for which students are registered at the time of application.

Admission to the Bachelor of Education (Primary) or (Elementary) degree programme entitles a student to enrol in the Professional year of the programme.

2) To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Education (Primary) or (Elementary) degree programmes, students must have successfully completed forty-five credit hours including the twenty-seven credit hours listed below with either a cumulative average of at least 60% or an average of at least 60% on the last thirty credit hours which they have successfully completed. The twenty-seven required credit hours are:

a) six credit hours in English

b) Mathematics 1050 and 1051. (For students whose concentration is Mathematics, six credit hours applicable to that concentration are acceptable).

c) Science 115A and 115B; or Science 1000 (with lab) and Science 1001 (with lab); or nine credit hours in Science, three credit hours each to be chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences or Physics. (For students whose concentration is Science, six credit hours applicable to the concentration are acceptable).

d) Education 2610

e) Education 2040

f) Education 2360

The balance of courses shall be chosen from academic subjects in accordance with Clause 2 of the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Primary) and (Elementary).

3) In assessing applications to the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and (Elementary) degree programmes, consideration will be given to the following:

a) student's overall academic performance, in addition to the average on the forty-five credit hours required for admission;

b) a personal statement as outlined on the application to the Faculty of Education.

c) a resume as outlined on the application to the Faculty of Education.

4) The Faculty reserves the right to deny admission to a candidate who, in the opinion of the Selections Committee, is deemed unsuitable for admission to a programme.

5) In special circumstances, the Undergraduate Studies Committee on recommendation from the Admissions Committee may, at its discretion, consider an applicant or group of applicants as an exception to the requirements outlined in Clauses 2 and 3.

NOTES: 1) In all regulations following, the Office of Student Services will consult with the Dean, Faculty of Education, regarding programme matters.

2) Students who decline an offer of admission to the Faculty of Education, or who do not register for courses during the academic year in which admission is granted must, if they wish to be subsequently considered for admission, submit a new application in competition with other applicants.


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