The full-time Consecutive BEd program includes the following features:
- Duration of four academic terms, from September to April each year.
- 10 full academic courses (60 credits).
- One community-based placement and three practicum placements, under the mentorship of an Ontario certified teacher.
- Option of applying to an off-campus location.
Applicants must hold an approved degree from an accredited degree granting institution and must present a minimum overall grade point average of B (on a 14-point scale or equivalent 73 percent) based on the final 60 credits or equivalent (10 full courses, or final two years of full-time study) in an undergraduate degree program. The program is delivered over two years.
Students are required to choose from one of three levels.
Applicants do not choose teaching subjects. Applicants will be given preference if they have completed six credits (one full university course) or equivalent, in English, as well as six credits (one full university course or equivalent) in a curriculum subject area
Applicants must choose one teaching subject and must have completed 24 credits (equivalent to four full-year university courses) in the selected teaching subject. Applicants will be given preference if they have completed six credits (one full-year university course or equivalent) in English, as well as having a B average on the selected teaching subject courses. The teaching subjects available are Dance, Dramatic Arts, English, French as a Second Language, Geography, Health and Physical Education, History, Mathematics, Music – Instrumental, Science – General, Visual Arts.
Applicants must choose two teaching subjects and must have completed, or be completing, an Honours program with at least 36 credits (equivalent to six full-year university courses) in the first teaching subject and 18 credits (equivalent to three full-year university courses) in the second teaching subject. Preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum B average on the courses applicable to each teaching subject. The teaching subjects available are Business Studies (Accounting, General, Entrepreneurship, Information & Communication Technology), Computer Studies, Dance, Dramatic Arts, Economics, English, Environmental Science, Family Studies, French as a Second Language, Geography, Health & Physical Education, History, Law, Mathematics, Music – Instrumental, Native Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Religious Education in the Catholic Schools, Science (Biology, Chemistry, General, Physics), Social Sciences – General, Visual Arts.