Education/Arts (5-Year Concurrent)

Bachelor of Education


Courses required in your first year

Multidisciplinary Studies

Note

All students wishing to take a course in Chinese for the first time must contact the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures in order to determine the appropriate course in which to register. Students who do not complete the online placement form, or who are asked to consult with the advisor but fail to do so, will be removed from the course by the drop deadline.

For more information please consult the School website at slllc.ucalgary.ca/sites/slllc.ucalgary.ca/files/instructions_for_chinese_placement_application_revised.pdf.

Note

1. Recommended courses for students who wish to train in specific areas are as follows: Performance - Drama 209 and Drama 210; Theatre Production/Design - Drama 223 and Drama 225 and Theatre Studies/Theatre History - Drama 242 and Drama 243.

2. Drama 225 is a three-credit, half course normally offered in the Fall Term. Drama 223 is also a three-credit, half course but it runs over the entire year and students must register in both “A” and “B” parts. Consequently, students will normally enroll in a total of 6 courses in the fall and 5 courses in the winter. This will still maintain full-time status, however, students are advised to contact a Program Advisor at the Arts Students’ Centre for information concerning their registration.

Note

1. Large Performing Ensembles. Students may register but must audition in September. These are 3 credit courses that run over the entire year; students must register for both "A" and "B" parts.

Winter semester

Continuation of Ensemble course (part B)

Fall semester

Ensemble course: One of Music Performance 201203205211213215221223225227229, or 241 (part A)1

Note

Suggested option includes courses from EconomicsHistoryPhilosophy and Sociology.

Note

1. Students with no previous training in Spanish will normally begin with Spanish 201. Students entering with Spanish 30 or the equivalent may be exempted from Spanish 201 and enter directly into Spanish 203. Please consult with the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures for appropriate placement.

Students who register in introductory courses in Spanish are required to complete an online placement form to indicate whether they have taken a previous course in the language or lived in an environment where that language is spoken. The online placement form will be available to registered students in D2L a month before the first day of classes. 

Students who indicate on the online placement form that they have taken a previous course in the language or lived in an environment where that language is spoken will be required to meet with the program’s undergraduate advisor and will be informed of the appropriate course in which to register. Students who do not complete the online placement form, or who are asked to consult with the advisor but fail to do so, will be removed from the course by the drop deadline.

Dance

Note

1. Contact the SCPA Undergraduate Advisor at dance@ucalgary.ca for permission to enroll.

2. Dance 311 or 321 (Studio area option) is recommended.

Dance Studio Options may be subject to course audition.

Drama

Note

Option courses from Art, Art History, Drama, Film or Music are recommended.

Note

Option courses from Art, Art History, Drama, Film or Music are recommended.

French

Note

1. French 225 is intended for students graduating from high school with French 30N, 30S, 31 or French Language Arts 30 or equivalent. Students with French 30 or N30 should normally enroll in French 213. Students with little or no prior knowledge of French will normally be placed in French 209. (Students with French 20 or equivalent should contact the Department Office for registration approval.)

Students should choose a first course in French appropriate to their command of the language. Students with French 30 or French N30 should enrol in French 213. Those with credit in French 30N, 30S, 31, French Language Arts 30, or equivalent should enrol in French 225. In all cases of doubt as to proper placement, students are strongly urged to seek the advice of the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures before the registration period.

French-speaking students or students with some prior knowledge of the language (including graduates of a bilingual or immersion program) must consult the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, through the Undergraduate Advisor for French, to be placed in a course corresponding to their level of language competence.

Native speakers are not eligible to take language courses by special assessment or to receive advanced credit for them.

Note

1. French 225 is intended for students graduating from high school with French 30N, 30S, 31 or French Language Arts 30 or equivalent. Students with French 30 or N30 should normally enroll in French 213. Students with little or no prior knowledge of French will normally be placed in French 209. (Students with French 20 or equivalent should contact the Department Office for registration approval.)

Students should choose a first course in French appropriate to their command of the language. Students with French 30 or French N30 should enrol in French 213. Those with credit in French 30N, 30S, 31, French Language Arts 30, or equivalent should enrol in French 225. In all cases of doubt as to proper placement, students are strongly urged to seek the advice of the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures before the registration period.

French-speaking students or students with some prior knowledge of the language (including graduates of a bilingual or immersion program) must consult the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures, through the Undergraduate Advisor for French, to be placed in a course corresponding to their level of language competence.

Native speakers are not eligible to take language courses by special assessment or to receive advanced credit for them.

Global Development Studies

Note

A modern language other than English is recommended. It is recommended that students begin their language courses in their first year. Students should select a language that will assist in their research or complement a regional focus.

Note

A modern language other than English is recommended. It is recommended that students begin their language courses in their first year. Students should select a language that will assist in their research or complement a regional focus.

History

Note

1. Only 6 units of 200 level History courses may be applied to your major requirements. Additional 200 level History courses will be counted at open options in your degree program.

Winter semester

One of History 201202203204209211 or 213 1

Note

1. Only 6 units of 200 level History courses may be applied to your major requirements. Additional 200 level History courses will be counted at open options in your degree program.

Winter semester

One of History 201202203204209211 or 213 1

International Relations

Winter semester

English 251 or 253 or Language other than English1

Note

1. Must be from the SAME language (e.g. Spanish 201 and Spanish 203). It is recommended that students select a language related tot their chosen regional cluster. Culture courses offered in English by language departments cannot be used toward this requirement.

Fall semester

English 251 or 253 or Language other than English1

Note

1. Must be from the SAME language (e.g. Spanish 201 and Spanish 203). It is recommended that students select a language related tot their chosen regional cluster. Culture courses offered in English by language departments cannot be used toward this requirement.

Winter semester

Language other than English1

Fall semester

Language other than English1

Music

Note

1. Large Performing Ensembles. Students may register but must audition in September. These are 3 credit courses that run over the entire year; students must register for both "A" and "B" parts.

Recital/listening hours: Required for completion of program, but no credit weight towards degree.

2. Recital/listening hours: Recommended, but not required, of BA Music students; no credit weight towards degree.

3. Students are only required to complete one of MUSIC 230 or 232

Music 127 is required for students who have never played a keyboard instrument. Not for credit towards the degree.

1. Large Performing Ensembles. Students may register but must audition in September. These are 3 credit courses that run over the entire year; students must register for both "A" and "B" parts.

Recital/listening hours: Required for completion of program, but no credit weight towards degree.

Music 127 is required for students who have never played a keyboard instrument. Not for credit towards the degree.

Fall semester

One of Music Performance 201203205211213215 (part A)1 or Music 225A

Drama or Dance Option

Political Science

Note

Suggested option includes courses from EconomicsHistoryPhilosophy and Sociology.

Note

Suggested option includes courses from EconomicsHistoryPhilosophy and Sociology.

Spanish

Note

1. Students with no previous training in Spanish will normally begin with Spanish 201. Students entering with Spanish 30 or the equivalent may be exempted from Spanish 201 and enter directly into Spanish 203. Please consult with the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures for appropriate placement.

Students who register in introductory courses in Spanish are required to complete an online placement form to indicate whether they have taken a previous course in the language or lived in an environment where that language is spoken. The online placement form will be available to registered students in D2L a month before the first day of classes. 

Students who indicate on the online placement form that they have taken a previous course in the language or lived in an environment where that language is spoken will be required to meet with the program’s undergraduate advisor and will be informed of the appropriate course in which to register. Students who do not complete the online placement form, or who are asked to consult with the advisor but fail to do so, will be removed from the course by the drop deadline.

Note

1. Students with no previous training in Spanish will normally begin with Spanish 201. Students entering with Spanish 30 or the equivalent may be exempted from Spanish 201 and enter directly into Spanish 203. Please consult with the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures for appropriate placement.

Students who register in introductory courses in Spanish are required to complete an online placement form to indicate whether they have taken a previous course in the language or lived in an environment where that language is spoken. The online placement form will be available to registered students in D2L a month before the first day of classes. 

Students who indicate on the online placement form that they have taken a previous course in the language or lived in an environment where that language is spoken will be required to meet with the program’s undergraduate advisor and will be informed of the appropriate course in which to register. Students who do not complete the online placement form, or who are asked to consult with the advisor but fail to do so, will be removed from the course by the drop deadline.

Visual Studies

Winter semester

One of Art 235, 241 or 251

Note

1. Students are required to complete either Art History 201 or Art History 203

Note

1. Students are required to complete either Art History 201 or Art History 203

Winter semester

One of Art 235, 241 or 251

Admission into either the On-Campus or Community-Based BEd After Degrees requires that applicants have completed an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Students should refer to their specific Registration Guides (On-Campus or Community-Based) for information on course selection.

If you are taking a Concurrent degree, please refer to the Arts/BEdScience/BEd, or Kinesiology/BEd sections of the First Year Degree Guide for information on course selection.

If you are interested in the Four-Year degree, please refer to the On-Campus or Community-Based sections of the First Year Degree Guide for information on course selection.

Concurrent Students

In the first three years of the Concurrent pathway, your program advisor will be from your non-Education faculty. As a Concurrent Education student, you are required to complete EDUC 201, as well as a 3-unit course in English Literature or French Literature prior to entering your 400-level Education courses. Please visit our website for more information on the program structure and required courses.

Undergraduate Programs in Education (UPE)
Werklund School of Education
Education Tower 230

Advising Hours
Booked advising appointments 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and 1 - 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. Drop-Ins: Fridays from 1 - 4 p.m.
The UPE office is CLOSED from noon - 1 p.m. daily, and on holidays.
Telephone: 403.220.5639
Email: upe@ucalgary.ca
Web: werklund.ucalgary.ca/undergraduate-programs