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9.6 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree
Table 7 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)
  • Four Education courses from: ED 3120, 3131, 3273, 3312, 3322, 3940, 3962 (to be determined by the Office of Undergraduate Student Services, Faculty of Education)
  • One of ED 2050, 2194, 2515, 3050, 4205, 4240 or 4242. ED 2515 is required for students completing a music focus area.
  • Non-credit field experience (five days)
  • Winter - Semester 4
  • (Professional Year, Semester 2)
  • Four additional Education courses from: ED 3120, 3131, 3273, 3322, 3543, 3940, 3962 (to be determined by the Office of Undergraduate Student Services, Faculty of Education)
  • One of ED 2050, 2194, 2515, 3050, 4205, 4240 or 4242. ED 2515 is required for students completing a music focus area.
  • Non-credit field experience (five days)

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

A student may have the option of completing Semester 6 courses in the Spring semester following the Professional Year.

9.6.1 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree, French Immersion Option
Table 8 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree, French Immersion Option
  • A student must successfully complete prior to the beginning of the Professional Year:
  • at least 27 credit hours in French, including French 3100 and 3101; and

  • at least four weeks at an approved francophone institution in a French-speaking area or have acquired equivalent work experience in a francophone environment. Students who are graduates of a French Immersion high school program may be exempted from this requirement.

  • A student must successfully complete the Professional Year in a French milieu, including the equivalent of ED 4155 and ED 3050.
  • A student must successfully complete the field experience and ED 401X in an approved French Immersion school.
Table 9 Focus Areas for Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree
  • Folklore (24 credit hours)
  • Folklore 1000
  • Folklore 2100, 2300, 2401, 2500
  • Folklore 3450 or 3930
  • 6 credit hours in Folklore chosen from the 3000 or 4000 level

  • French (21 credit hours)
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours at the 1000 level
  • French 2100 or equivalent
  • French 2101 or equivalent
  • French 2300 or equivalent
  • French 2601 or French 2602 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 21.

It is recommended that a student complete at least one of French 2900, 3650, 3651, 3652, 3653, 3654.

Students may wish to select the French Immersion Option listed under the Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree, French Immersion Option.

  • 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.
  • Science (18 credit hours)
  • At least 6 credit hours in each of two subject areas selected from Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, or Physics.
  • 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.