|Prerequisites:*||These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
The following requirements must be met (see note following):
Successful completion, with a C+ average, of six (6) credit hours of acceptable English literature and composition at any level (one of the following: (a) three (3) credit hours of English literature and three (3) credit hours of English composition or (b) six (6) credit hours of acceptable English literature). Courses in linguistics, language study, grammar, technical or business writing, communication, or English as a Second Language are not acceptable to meet the English requirement.
Three (3) credit hours in Mathematics (not including Statistics).
Three (3) credit hours in a laboratory science. Laboratory science credit hours are normally selected from Biology, Chemistry, Physical Geography, or Physics.
Three (3) credit hours of Canadian History or 3 credit hours of Canadian Geography plus 3 credit hours of Canadian Studies (this course must contain significant Canadian content). Credit hours will normally be selected from Anthropology, First Nations Studies, Geography, History, Northern Studies, or Political Science courses that contain significant Canadian content (upon review, credit hours from other disciplines may be recognized as meeting the Canadian content requirement).
Submission of the completed application forms including the Experience with Children and Youth statement, three (3) Confidential Reference Forms, and the Personal Statement.
Note: Applicants who do not meet the requirements in items 1-4 above but who otherwise meet the admission requirements may be admitted provisionally to the BEd program with the approval of the Chair if they have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of the required course work. Applicants admitted provisionally to the program under this section will not be recommended to the British Columbia Ministry of Education - Teacher Regulation Branch for certification until they successfully complete the course work requirements.
|Additional Admission Requirements:||Applicants to the BEd degree Elementary program must have completed (with a minimum GPA of 2.33 (C+) on the most recent 60 credit hours of university credit hours completed) one of the following:
(a) an acceptable three- or four-year bachelor's degree of which 60 credit hours, including 30 senior level credit hours, must be in Arts, Science, or other teachable fields relevant to the BC School system or
(b) a minimum of ninety (90) credit hours of undergraduate course work, of which sixty (60) credit hours, including 30 senior level credit hours, must be in Arts, Science, or other teachable fields relevant to the BC School system.
Applicants to the BEd degree completion program must have completed a UNBC Education Diploma in a First Nations Language and Culture (minimum 92 credit hours).
Transfer credit for course work relating to the 90 credit hours that have been completed prior to UNBC registration shall not be subject to the ten-year provision in the University Calendar regulation regarding Time Limit for Transfer Credit but shall be determined by the School of Education.
Please visit the Undergraduate Calendar at: http://www.unbc.ca/calendar/undergraduate/education for further information.