Primary/Junior Track with a Focus on Teaching French as a Second Language

The Primary/Junior FSL track will prepare you to teach Primary grades (Kindergarten to grade 3) and Junior grades (4 to 6), and includes a focus on teaching French as a Second Language (FSL). Invitations to use oral and written French will be given throughout the B.Ed. program.

Additional Admissions Requirements

In addition to the General Admission Requirements, Primary/Junior track applicants who wish to include a focus on Teaching French as a Second Language in their program must first pass the French Language Competency Test.

Track Degree Requirements

Teacher Candidates in this Teaching French as a Second Language track must successfully complete EDUP 509 AND EDUP 510, at least one practicum placement in a French as a Second Language classroom environment, plus all other requirements to graduate. Teacher Candidates in this track will graduate having completed a total of 63 credit hours (instead of 60) and approximately 110 practicum days.

If Primary/Junior Teacher Candidates successfully complete EDUP 509 and all other program requirements, but do not successfully complete EDUP 510, they will have completed a total of 60 credit hours and approximately 110 practicum days. These candidates will be eligible to graduate with the Bachelor of Education Primary/Junior track degree, only without the designation of Focus on Teaching French as a Second Language.

Concept Requirements (9 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 503 The Developing Learner 3
EDUC 511 Reflective Practice 3

One of :

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 501 Democratic Values, Christian Perspectives and Education 3
EDUC 510 Religious Education: Democratic Values, Catholic Perspectives and Education 3

Content Requirements (30 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUP 521 Language & Literacy PJ (Part 1) 3
EDUP 522 Language & Literacy PJ (Part 2) 3
EDUP 523 Mathematics PJ (Part 1) 3
EDUP 524 Mathematics PJ (Part 2) 3
EDUP 503 Science and Technology PJ 3
EDUP 505 Social Studies PJ 3
EDUP 506 Health & Physical Education PJ 3
EDUP 507 Arts PJ 3
EDUP 509 French as a Second Language PJ (Part 1) 3
EDUP 510 French as a Second Language PJ (Part 2) 3

Context Requirements (15 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 506 Creating Safe, Engaging and Inclusive Learning Environments 3
EDUC 508 Education Act and Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession 3
EDUC 512 Educational Technology 3
EDUC 521 Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners (Part 1) 3
EDUC 522 Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners (Part 2) 3

Professional Seminar & Practica Requirements (9 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDPR 531 Practicum 1 (Literacy & Numeracy) 2
EDPR 532 Practicum 2 2
EDPR 533 Practicum 3 2
EDPR 534 Professional Seminar 3

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