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University of Calgary Calendar 2010-2011 Faculty of Education 3. BEd (Master of Teaching Program) 3.8 Combined Degree Programs
3.8 Combined Degree Programs
Introduction

In cooperation with other Faculties and Departments, the Faculty of Education offers a number of five-year combined degree programs. These programs require students to complete three years of study with the cooperating unit and then continue the final two years of their studies with the Faculty of Education.

Students admitted to combined degrees in previous years should consult the Faculty of Education Student Advisors for details about their programs.

BA (Canadian Studies)/BEd (Master of Teaching Program)

Graduates of Canadian Studies are in high demand as social studies teachers. Students must apply to the Faculty of Arts for admission to the combined program by April 1 of their second year of university studies. General Studies 300 and Canadian Studies 201 must be completed prior to application. Consult the Faculty of Arts section of this Calendar for details of the program.

BA or BSc (General Mathematics in Education)/BEd (Master of Teaching Program)

This program prepares specialist teachers of mathematics. It requires admission to the Faculty of Science. Students must apply to the Faculty of Science for the combined degree program no later than April 1 of their second year of university studies. Details of the program and lists of required and prerequisite courses are contained in the Faculty of Science section of this Calendar.

BKin (Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching)/BEd (Master of Teaching Program)

This program requires first year admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology. Applications to the combined degree program will normally be considered from students in the Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching Major (Pedagogy Concentration) of the BKin program at the conclusion of the second year of studies. The application deadline for the combined degree program is April 1. Details of the program are contained in the Faculty of Kinesiology section of this Calendar. Applications should be addressed to the Faculty of Kinesiology.

BFA (Visual Studies) or BFA (Drama Education)/BEd (Master of Teaching Program)

These programs require first year admission to the Faculty of Arts. Students may apply to a combined degree program in their second year of study. Details of these programs are contained in the Faculty of Arts section of this Calendar.

BSc (Natural Sciences)/BEd (Master of Teaching Program)

This program is intended to offer a broad science education that will support teaching science in elementary and secondary schools. Students must apply to the Faculty of Science for the combined degree program no later than April 1 of their second year. Details of the program and a list of required and prerequisite courses are contained in the Faculty of Science section of this Calendar. Applicants are advised to consult the Division of Teacher Preparation for assistance in selecting a Major in their BSc program that is appropriate for the range of school grades in which they wish to teach.

BA (French)/BEd (Master of Teaching Program)

This program is for specialist teachers of French. Students must apply to the Faculty of Arts for the combined degree program no later than April 1 of their second year. Details of the program and lists of required and prerequisite courses are contained in the Faculty of Arts section of this Calendar.

BMus (Music Education)/BEd (Master of Teaching Program)

This program is designed for students intending to teach music (both instrumental and choral) in schools. It requires admission to the Faculty of Arts. Students may apply to a combined degree program in their second year of study. Details of this program are contained in the Faculty of Arts section of this Calendar.

Continuation to the BEd Master of Teaching Program component of the combined degree

Students must have completed the 15 FCE required for the initial portion of the program with a minimum GPA of 3.00 over the last 5 FCE taken. In March of the year that students intend to begin the BEd Master of Teaching Program component of the combined degree they will receive an admission package from the Faculty of Education. This package will include:

1.  A form requesting a signature indicating that the student intends to complete the MT component of the combined degree program.

2.  A Field Experience Placement form, to be completed and returned to the Division of Teacher Preparation Office.

Failure to provide the above documents by the specified time may result in denial of admission to the BEd Master of Teaching Program component of the combined degree.