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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 Werklund School of Education 3. Werklund School of Education Regulations 3.1 Admission 3.1.2 Five-Year BEd (Concurrent) Program
3.1.2 Five-Year BEd (Concurrent) Program

New applicants should refer to A.5 in the Admissions section of this Calendar for regulations regarding University admission requirements.

High school course requirements for admission to the Five-Year BEd (Concurrent) program are determined by the co-degree faculty (Faculty of Arts, Science or Kinesiology). The Werklund School of Education does not have additional course requirements for admission to the Concurrent program. Enrolment in the Werklund School of Education is limited and students will be admitted on a competitive basis. Meeting the minimum requirements for the Faculty of Arts, Science, or Kinesiology, or the minimum requirements for the BEd, does not guarantee admission to the Werklund School of Education.

The Werklund School of Education in partnership with the Faculties of Arts, Science, and Kinesiology offers a number of Five-Year BEd (Concurrent) degree programs.

The following Education courses must be completed. Consult with the partner faculty for the required non-Education courses.

The following Field Experience courses must be completed successfully with a grade of "CR" (Completed Requirements):

The following Non-Education course is required for teacher certification:

  • 3 units - English or French Literature
Concurrent Degree Combinations

Concurrent students may select from the following teachable subject area and co-degree major combinations:

Elementary Route Teachable Subjects Allowable Co-Degree Majors
Early Childhood Education, English Language Arts, English Language Learners, French, Inclusive Education, Mathematics, Science, Second Languages, Social Studies, and Social Studies – Revitalization of Indigenous Languages
Arts Majors - Canadian Studies1, Global Development Studies, English, French, Geography, History, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish, Multidisciplinary Studies*
Kinesiology Majors - Kinesiology
Science Majors - General Mathematics, Natural Sciences**
*See list of Primary Focus areas in chart below
**Concentrations only allowed in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
Fine Arts – Drama Fine Arts Majors – Drama
Fine Arts – Music Music Majors – Music
Fine Arts – Visual Studies Fine Arts Majors – Visual Studies
Physical Education Kinesiology Majors – Kinesiology, Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching1


Secondary Route Teachable Subjects Allowable Co-Degree Majors
English Language Arts Arts Majors – English
Fine Arts – Dance Arts Majors – Dance, Dance Pedagogy Concentration
Fine Arts – Drama Arts Majors – Drama
Fine Arts – Music Arts Majors – Music
Fine Arts – Visual Studies Arts Majors – Visual Studies
French Arts Majors – French
Mathematics Science Majors - General Mathematics
Physical Education Kinesiology Majors – Kinesiology, Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching1
Science - Biology

Science Majors – Natural Sciences**

**Must have C1 in Biology; C2 in Chemistry or Physics

Science - Chemistry

Science Majors - Natural Sciences**

**Must have C1 in Chemistry; C2 in Biology or Physics

Science - Physics

Science Majors – Natural Sciences**

**Must have C1 in Physics; C2 in Biology or Chemistry

Second Languages Arts Majors – Spanish
Social Studies and Social Studies – Revitalization of Indigenous Languages
Arts Majors – Canadian Studies1, Global Development Studies, Geography, History, International Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology

1Admission to these programs is suspended.

Concurrent students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies may select from the following focus area alignments:

Concurrent Elementary Route Multidisciplinary Focus Alignment
Teachable Subject Area can combine with:
Early Childhood Education Primary Focus in Drama, Music, or Psychology
English Language Arts Primary Focus in English
English Language Learners Primary Focus in Linguistics
French Primary Focus in French
Inclusive Education Primary Focus in Psychology
Mathematics Secondary Focus in Data Science, Statistics or Mathematics
Science Secondary Focus in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, or Physics
Second Languages Primary Focus in Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures, Chinese, East Asian Studies, Japanese, or Spanish
Social Studies Primary Focus in Canadian Studies, Geography, Global Development Studies, History, International Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Law and Society, Political Science, or Sociology
Change of Program to the Five-Year BEd (Concurrent) Program

Students who wish to complete a change of program can have up to 60 units in transferable courses at the post-secondary level by the end of the Winter Term preceding their desired Fall Term admission. See A.5.3.1 Transfer Admission Requirements for more information.

The standard structure within the Five-Year Concurrent BEd program is for students to do the first three years within their co-operating faculty (Faculty of Arts, Science, or Kinesiology) and the last two years within Education. Students must end the Concurrent BEd program completing 500-level Education courses.