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Elementary Education (P-6) Requirements:

Candidates for the Bachelor of Education (Elementary) must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree from a recognized University, with a minimum of 90 credit hours and the following:

  • Social Studies: six credits in university social studies from among History (with a preference for local and Canadian History), Geography, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Law, Classics, African Canadian Studies, Mi’kmaq Studies, Acadian Studies and/or Philosophy
  • Science: Six credits in university science coursework from any one or combination of the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology/Earth Sciences, Oceanography, Environmental Studies and MSIT
  • Mathematics: Six credits in university Mathematics coursework with a preference for a course in fundamental concepts
  • English: Six credits in university English coursework
  • Developmental Psychology: Six credits in university Developmental Psychology coursework.

Intermediate/Secondary Education (7-12) Requirements:

Candidates for the Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Secondary) must have successfully completed a university degree and the following:
First Teachable Area: A concentration of at least thirty credit hours of university coursework in a single discipline selected from below.
Second Teachable Area: A concentration of at least eighteen credit hours of university coursework in a second single discipline university coursework in a single discipline selected from below.

Intermediate/Secondary Teachables: English, Math, French, Fine Arts, Technology, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology/Earth Sciences, Oceanography or Environmental Studies) and Social Studies (History, Geography, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, African Canadian Studies, or Mi’kmaq Studies).  (Please note that Anthropology can be used as a second teachable area only.)

Aboriginal Education Concentration Requirements:

Students completing a BEd may choose to complete the Aboriginal Education Concentration. This Concentration of coursework was designed in collaboration with Unama’ki College. It provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of aboriginal education models with a key focus area on aboriginal language acquisition and second language teaching.

For the Concentration, students will complete four Mi’kmaq Focus courses as course electives.  For further details see the Academic Calendar.

 

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Contact: BEd@cbu.ca

The 2019 BEd Application Kit is found here.

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