B.Ed. Courses and Practica

Our B.Ed program is organized into 5 strands: Concept, Content, Context, Professional Seminar, and Practica.

Primary/Junior - Primary/Junior FSL Track | Junior Intermediate Track

Primary/Junior – Primary/Junior FSL Track

(60 credit hours and approximately 110 practicum days)

† Required Credit Hours

CONCEPT REQUIREMENTS (9 Credit Hours)

One of:

  • [EDUC 501] Democratic Values, Christian Perspectives and Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 510] Religious Education: Democratic Values, Catholic Perspectives and Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 503] The Developing Learner ( 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 511] Reflective Practice († 3 Credit Hours)
CONTENT REQUIREMENTS (27 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 521] Language & Literacy PJ (Part 1) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 522] Language & Literacy PJ (Part 2) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 523] Mathematics PJ (Part 1) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 524] Mathematics PJ (Part 2) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 503] Science and Technology PJ († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 505] Social Studies PJ († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 506] Health & Physical Education PJ († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 507] Arts PJ († 3 Credit Hours)

One of:

  • [EDUP 508] Early Years PJ (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUP 509] French as a Second Language PJ [Info on FSL competency test] (3 Credit Hours)
CONTEXT REQUIREMENTS (15 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 506] Creating Safe, Engaging and Inclusive Learning Environments († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 508] Education Act and Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 512] Educational Technology († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 521] Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners (Part 1) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 522] Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners (Part 2) († 3 Credit Hours)
PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR & PRACTICA REQUIREMENTS (9 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 531] Practicum 1 (Literacy & Numeracy) († 2 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 532] Practicum 2 († 2 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 533] Practicum 3 († 2 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 534] Professional Seminar († 3 Credit Hours)
PRACTICA

Teacher Candidates will complete three distinct practica over the course of the 16-month program. The first will focus on literacy and numeracy, while the following two will focus on developing their teaching practice in each of their two grade divisions. Each of the three practica include two phases – an observation/participation phase and a practice teaching phase.

Notes: P/J Teacher Candidates who wish to include a focus in teaching French as a Second Language in their program must first demonstrate proficiency on the French Language Competency Test. They will then be registered in, and must successfully complete, EDUP 509, plus all other program requirements.


Junior/Intermediate Track

(60 credit hours and approximately 110 practicum days)

 † Required Credits 

CONCEPT REQUIREMENTS (9 Credit Hours)

One of:

  • [EDUC 501] Democratic Values, Christian Perspectives and Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 510] Religious Education: Democratic Values, Catholic Perspectives and Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 503] The Developing Learner († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 511] Reflective Practice († 3 Credit Hours)
CONTENT REQUIREMENTS (27 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 521] Language & Literacy JI (Part 1) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 522] Language & Literacy JI (Part 2) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 523] Mathematics JI (Part 1) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 524] Mathematics JI (Part 2) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 503] Science and Technology JI († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 505] Social Studies J and History/Geography I († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 506] Health & Physical Education JI († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUI 507] Arts JI († 3 Credit Hours)

One of:

  • [EDIT 502] Music I (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDIT 504] English I (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDIT 505] French as a Second Language I [Info on FSL competency test] (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDIT 507] Mathematics I (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDIT 509] Science – General I (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDIT 511] Geography I (3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDIT 512] History I (3 Credit Hours)
CONTEXT REQUIREMENTS (15 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 506] Creating Safe, Engaging and Inclusive Learning Environments († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 508] Education Act and Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 512] Educational Technology († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 521] Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners (Part 1) († 3 Credit Hours)
  • [EDUC 522] Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners (Part 2) († 3 Credit Hours)
PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR & PRACTICA REQUIREMENTS (9 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 531] Practicum 1 (Literacy & Numeracy) († 2 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 532] Practicum 2 († 2 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 533] Practicum 3 († 2 Credit Hours)
  • [EDPR 534] Professional Seminar († 3 Credit Hours)
PRACTICA

Teacher Candidates will complete three distinct practica over the course of the 16-month program. The first will focus on literacy and numeracy, while the following two will focus on developing their teaching practice in each of their two grade divisions. Each of the three practica include two phases – an observation/participation phase and a practice teaching phase.

Notes:

  • J/I Teacher Candidates who wish to register in the French as a Second Language Intermediate teachable must first demonstrate proficiency on the French Language Competency Test and must have successfully completed at least 12 university credit hours in French.
  • All intermediate-level teachables have the prerequisite of a minimum of 12 university credit hours in the discipline.