Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Education (2018/2019)
9.5 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree
  • The Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree is a 150 credit hour program.

  • The 150 credit hours must include: 75 credit hours in non-education courses including the courses required for admission, courses required to complete a focus area listed under Table 6 Focus Areas for Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) below, and Human Kinetics and Recreation 2001; and 75 credit hours in Education courses as set out in Table 5 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree.

  • Following admission, a student will normally progress in attaining the 150 credit hours required for the Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree, in the academic terms, sequence and course load as set out in Table 5 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree. In particular, a student must have all non-education requirements completed prior to Professional Year; must enrol full-time during the Professional Year; and may enrol in the internship only after successful completion of the Professional Year.

Table 5 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree

Term

Required Courses

75 credit hours in non-education courses including the courses required for admission

Fall - Semester 1

  • ED 3618
  • ED 3951
  • Human Kinetics and Recreation 2001
  • 6 credit hours in non-Education courses

Winter - Semester 2

  • ED 3484
  • ED 3619
  • ED 3952
  • 6 credit hours in non-Education courses
  • Fall - Semester 3
  • (Professional Year, Semester 1)
  • Winter - Semester 4
  • (Professional Year, Semester 2)

Fall - Semester 5

ED 401X

Winter - Semester 6

  • ED 4240 (or an Education elective if ED 4240 has been completed previously)
  • ED 4362
  • ED 4383
  • ED 4425
  • 3 credit hours in an Education Elective
Table 6 Focus Areas for Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary)
  • Folklore (24 credit hours)
  • Folklore 1000
  • Folklore 2100, 2300, 2401, 2500
  • 9 credit hours in Folklore at the 3000 or 4000 level

  • French (24 credit hours)
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours at the 1000 level
  • French 2100 or equivalent
  • French 2101 or equivalent
  • French 2300 or equivalent
  • 6 credit hours chosen from French 2601, 2602, 2900 or equivalent
  • French 3100 or French 3101 or equivalent
  • At least four weeks at an approved Francophone institution in a French-speaking area or have acquired equivalent work experience in a Francophone environment.
  • Additional credit hours in French, if needed, to bring the total to 24.

It is recommended that a student complete at least one of French 2900, 3650, 3651, 3653, 3654.

An applicant with French as focus area must have written the DELF Tout Public (Level B2) and achieved an overall grade of at least 70%, with no less than 60% in any one skill area of the exam.

  • History (18 credit hours)
  • 3 credit hours in History at the 1000 level
  • 9 credit hours in History at the 2000 level
  • 6 credit hours in Newfoundland and Labrador History at the 3000 level
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (18-24 credit hours)
  • Non-Education courses for cohorts in special offerings of the program approved by the Faculty of Education. For information on Interdisciplinary Studies Focus Areas students should contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office, Faculty of Education.
  • Mathematics (18 credit hours)
  • No more than 6 credit hours in Mathematics at the 1000 level and at least 3 credit hours in Mathematics at the 3000 level.
  • Religious Studies (18 credit hours)
  • Religious Studies 1000
  • 3 credit hours chosen from Religious Studies 2013, the former 2130, the former 2140, 2330, 2340
  • 3 credit hours chosen from Religious Studies 2400, 2410, 2420, 2425, 2430
  • 3 credit hours chosen from Religious Studies 2350, 2610, 2810, 2811, 2812, the former 2820, 2830
  • 6 credit hours in Religious Studies at the 3000 level or above
  • Science (18 credit hours)
  • At least 6 credit hours in each of two subject areas selected from Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Ocean Sciences, or Physics.
  • At least 6 credit hours used to meet this requirement must have a laboratory component. Chemistry 1900 may be used to satisfy 3 credit hours of the laboratory requirement.
  • Theatre Arts (18 credit hours)
  • For information on the Theatre Arts Focus Area contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office, Faculty of Education.
  • Visual Arts (18 credit hours)
  • Courses in Art History may be used to satisfy this requirement in whole or in part. For information on the Visual Arts Focus Area contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office, Faculty of Education.