University of Calgary : 4.2 Four-Year BEd Program


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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Werklund School of Education 4. BEd Program Details 4.2 Four-Year BEd Program
4.2 Four-Year BEd Program

The Four-Year BEd program consists of 120 units (20.0 full-course equivalents) to be distributed according to the following list:

  • 30 units (5.0 full-course equivalents) in courses in Teachable Subject Areas including:
    • Teachable Subject Area courses (24 units or 4.0 full-course equivalents)
    • Education 460, 535 (6 units or 1.0 full-course equivalent)
  • 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalents) in required non-education courses
    • Course in English or French Literature (3 units or 0.5 full-course equivalent)
    • Course in Creative and Performing Arts (3 units or 0.5 full-course equivalent)
    • Course in Psychology (3 units or 0.5 full-course equivalent)
    • Course in Physical Education or Health and Wellness (3 units or 0.5 full-course equivalent)
    • Course in Sciences (3 units or 0.5 full-course equivalent)
    • Course in Canadian Studies (3 units or 0.5 full-course equivalent)
  • 15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) in elective courses
Teachable Subject Areas (On-Campus Pathway)

In addition to the required Education, non-Education, and elective courses, students are required to complete 24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents) in their teachable subject area as listed below.

Early Childhood Education
(Early Years)
24 units

Required:

English Language Arts
(Elementary)
24 units

Required:

English Language Arts
(Secondary)
24 units

Required:

English Language Learners
(K-12)
24 units

Required:

Fine Arts
(Elementary)
24 units

Required:

Fine Arts
(Secondary)
24 units

Required:

Fine Arts Education – Visual Studies
(Secondary)
24 units

Required:

Mathematics
(Elementary)
24 units

Required:

Mathematics
(Secondary)
24 units

Required:

Science
(Elementary)
24 units

Required:

Science – Biology
(Secondary)
24 units

Required:

Science – Physics
(Secondary)
24 units

Required:

 

Second Languages
(K-12)
24 units

Required:

One of the following:

  • Chinese 353 and 21 additional units in Chinese, of which 6 units are at the 400 level
  • 24 units in German, of which 6 units must be taught in German at the 400 level
  • Japanese 331 and 21 additional units in Japanese, of which 3 units are at the 400 level
  • Russian 331 and 21 additional units in Russian
  • Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures 331 and 21 additional units in Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures
Social Studies
(Elementary)
24 units

Required:

  • Canadian Studies 201
  • History 211 and 213
  • Geography 205
  • 12 additional units in a range of disciplinary areas (Anthropology, Archaeology, Communication and Culture, Canadian Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Religious studies, Urban Studies, Women's Studies), of which 9 units are at the 300 level or above

 

Social Studies
(Secondary)
24 units

Required:

  • Canadian Studies 201
  • History 211 and 213
  • Geography 205
  • 12 additional units in a range of disciplinary areas (Anthropology, Archaeology, Communication and Culture, Canadian Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Religious studies, Urban Studies, Women's Studies), of which 9 units are at the 300 level or above
Teachable Subject Areas (Community-Based Pathway)

In addition to the required Education, non-Education, and elective courses, students are required to complete 24 units (8 half-course equivalents) in their teachable subject area as listed below.

English Language Arts
(K-12)
24 units

Required:

  • 24 units (8 half-course equivalents) in the field of English, of which 9 units (3 half-course equivalents) are at the senior level.
Mathematics
(K-12)
24 units

Required:

  • 24 units (8 half-course equivalents) in the field of Mathematics, of which 9 units (3 half-course equivalents) are at the senior level.
Science
(K-12)
24 units

Required:

  • 24 units (8 half-course equivalents) in the field of Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics, of which 9 units (3 half-course equivalents) are at the senior level
Social Studies
(K-12)
24 units

Required:

  • 3 units (1 half-course equivalent) in the field of History
  • 3 units (1 half-course equivalent) in the field of Geography
  • 18 units (6 half-course equivalents) in a range of the following fields, of which 9 units (3 half-course equivalents) are at the senior level: Anthropology, Archaeology, Canadian Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Religious Studies, Urban Studies, and/or Women's Studies