Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Education (2014/2015)
7 Description of Programs

The admission/readmission regulations and the program regulations for each degree and diploma program listed below can be found at Admission/Readmission Regulations for the Faculty of Education and the Program Regulations, respectively.

All courses of the Faculty are designated by ED.

7.1 General Degree Programs

The Faculty of Education offers ten general degree and two diploma programs.

  1. The Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Secondary) is a second degree program designed to prepare teachers of grades 7-12. The program is offered in a three semester (12 month), full-time format, and commences in the Fall semester of each year.

  2. The Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Secondary) Conjoint with the Diploma in Technology Education is a program designed to prepare both Intermediate/Secondary and Technology Education teachers. The program is offered in a four semester (16 month), full-time format and commences in the Spring of each year. A student in the program will complete courses that address the development of basic skills and competencies in a variety of technological areas and how to apply them through design and problem solving processes in a school classroom/laboratory setting.

  3. The Bachelor of Education (Native and Northern) is a teacher education program designed for Aboriginal students in Labrador who intend to pursue a teaching career in the communities of northern Labrador. It would be of particular interest to a student who wishes to continue his/her studies beyond the Diploma in Native and Northern Education (T.E.P.L.).

  4. The Bachelor of Education (Post-Secondary) as a First Degree is designed to prepare students for a variety of instructional and leadership roles in formal and informal post-secondary education, including careers in academic, adult, community, technical and trades, and professional education. The program is available through part-time or full-time study

  5. The Bachelor of Education (Post-Secondary) as a Second Degree is a second degree program designed to prepare a student for a variety of instructional and leadership roles in informal and formal post-secondary education, including careers in academic, adult, community, technical and trades, and professional education. Students in this program come from diverse backgrounds including administrative, academic, adult education, business, health, literacy, policy, student services, and technical and trades professions. The program is available through part-time or full-time study.

  6. The Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a First Degree is a full-time, 150 credit hour degree program designed to prepare teachers for kindergarten through grade six. With the appropriate academic planning, a student can commence this integrated Education program in the Fall semester of the third year of studies. A French Immersion Option is available in this program.

  7. The Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a Second Degree is a 72 credit hour program and is intended for candidates who have completed an appropriate Bachelor’s degree. This consecutive program is offered in a four semester (16 month), full-time format and commences in the Spring semester of each year.

    Effective with 2015 admission, it is anticipated that a French Immersion Option (St. John’s Campus) will be available for the Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a Second Degree Program. Students should contact the Office of Undergraduate Student Services, Faculty of Education, for information on meeting the requirements for this Option.

  8. The Bachelor of Music Conjoint with Bachelor of Music Education is a 150 credit hour, five-year conjoint degree program offered in partnership with the School of Music. This program is designed for the preparation of K-12 music teachers, and other professionals in positions related to music education.

  9. The Bachelor of Music Education as a Second Degree is a 45 credit hour degree program for students who have already been awarded a Bachelor of Music. This program is the same as the music education component of the conjoint program. The program is designed to prepare music teachers in all facets of school music education: foundations of music education; primary/elementary, intermediate/secondary classroom music; and choral and instrumental music education. The program consists of 30 credit hours of course work in music education and general foundational education and a 15 credit hour teaching internship.

  10. The Bachelor of Special Education is a second degree program designed for the preparation of Special Education teachers and is available through part-time or full-time study.