Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Education (2018/2019)
9.3 Bachelor of Education (Post-Secondary) as a First Degree
  • The full or part-time Bachelor of Education (Post-Secondary) as a First Degree is the equivalent of a 120 credit hour program.

  • The requirements for the Bachelor of Education (Post-Secondary) as a First Degree are listed in Table 3 Bachelor of Education (Post-Secondary) as a First Degree.

  • For waiver of Education 4735 see Waiver Guidelines - Education 4735.

    Table 3 Bachelor of Education (Post-Secondary) as a First Degree

    Required Courses

    Elective Courses

    • 6 credit hours in English
    • 30 credit hours that satisfy the requirements for the Diploma in Adult Learning and Post-Secondary Education as follows: ED 2700, 2710, 2730, 2740, 3280, 4735 and 12 credit hours chosen from ED 2800, 2803, 2806, 3730, 3801, 4730 with no more than 6 credit hours at the 2000 level
    • 30 credit hours in recognition of prior learning. Students who are not eligible for the maximum of 30 credit hours upon admission will be required to obtain further work experience and/or complete additional university courses.
    • 30 non-Education credit hours to complement and strengthen an area of teaching specialization or to provide development in an area within the field of post-secondary education.
9.3.1 Waiver Guidelines - Education 4735

A student who has at least one year of Post-Secondary or Adult instructional experience (documented) and who provides a letter from their current/former supervisor to the Office of Undergraduate Programs certifying the duration and quality of their experience, may be excused from Education 4735. Students who are excused from taking the student teaching course must substitute in its place Education 2900 or an appropriate course in Education designated Adult Learning and Post-Secondary Education or Post-Secondary Education to make up the total required credit hours for the degree.