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Degree Requirements for Elementary & Middle Years Teacher Education

Graduates of the elementary & middle years option focus their preparation on teaching students in K-Grade 8.

Teacher candidates in the elementary & middle years option are encouraged to develop a disposition toward inquiry and research through coursework, inquiry seminars, and practicum experiences. Strands woven throughout the program include: 1) inquiry and dialogical understanding; 2) curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment; 3) diversity, social justice, and aboriginal perspectives; 4) language, literacies, and cultures; and 5) field experiences. Field experiences occur in K-Grade 8 settings as well as in alternate school settings, and/or community-based field contexts, such as museums, art galleries, rural, and international schools.

Elementary & Middle Years: 11-Month Option

EDUC 315 2
EDUC 3211 1
EDUC 4182 12
EDUC 430 1
EDUC 440 3
EDUC 450 2
EDUC 451 2
EDUC 452 2
EDCP 301 2
EDCP 308 2
EDCP 320 2
EDCP 331 2
EDPC 340 2
EDCP 349 2
EPSE 308 4
EPSE 310 2
EPSE 317 3
EDST 401 3
EDST 403 1
EDST 404 1
LLED 350 3
LLED 351 2
LLED 3523 2
LLED 353 2
Total Credits 60
Total Credits (French specialists) 62
1 EDUC 323 replaces this course for middle years teacher candidates.
2 EDUC 419 replaces this course for middle years teacher candidates.
3 All Elementary teacher candidates in the French option take LLED 325 (4 credits) in lieu of LLED 352 (2 credits).

After completing all program requirements, students are awarded the Bachelor of Education degree and are eligible to apply for a British Columbia Professional Teaching Certificate.

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