Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Education (2007/2008)
2.2 Regulations for the Diploma in Adult Teacher Education

Refer to the Application Deadline Dates table for application deadlines.

  1. To be admitted to the Diploma Program in Adult Teacher Education, an applicant shall:

    1. be admitted to this University,

    2. satisfy at least one of the following:

      1. have been admitted to the Faculty of Education,

      2. have been approved by the Office of Undergraduate Student Services.

  2. To be eligible for the Diploma in Adult Teacher Education, a student shall complete a total of 30 credit hours in Education courses as follows: 2710, 2800, 2801, 2803, 2806, 2730 or 3430, 3440, 4450, two of 3280, 3210, 3801.

  3. A maximum of 12 credit hours referred to in Clause 2. above and which have already been counted toward a degree or diploma may also be counted toward the Diploma in Adult Teacher Education.

  4. At least 21of the credit hours required for the Diploma in Adult Teacher Education must be completed at this University.

  5. From Clause 2. above a maximum of 9 credit hours, completed before admission to the program or the Faculty, may be used as credit toward the Diploma in Adult Teacher Education.

  6. Students in the Adult Teacher Education diploma program must have their courses and course sequence approved by the Office of Undergraduate Student Services.

  7. The requirement for a specific course, or courses, may in special circumstances, and upon individual request, be waived by the Committee on Undergraduate Studies. Such waivers shall not reduce the total number of credits required for the Diploma.

2.2.1 Waiver Guidelines of Education 4450 - Practicum in Adult Education

Students who have at least two years of experience teaching adults, and who produce written reports from their former principal or other appropriate authority to the Office of Undergraduate Student Services, certifying the quality of their experience may be excused from Education 4450. Students who are excused from taking the practicum must substitute in its place an appropriate course in Education to make up the required total for the degree.