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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education Route


General Information


The Secondary Education route includes 14 weeks of student teaching. Students enrol in the Introductory Professional Term (5 weeks of student teaching) and the Advanced Professional Term (9 weeks of student teaching).

Students in the Introductory Professional Term usually teach in their Major subject specialization, while students enrolled in the Advanced Professional Term usually teach in their Major subject specialization, with a possibility of teaching in their Minor subject specialization.

Components of the Program


All students in the Secondary Route must choose a Major teaching subject (★36) and a Minor teaching subject (★18) which prepares them for teaching in specific subjects of school instruction. Available Majors are listed in Education Chart 1, and available Minors are listed in Education Chart 2. Students pursuing the Secondary Route are strongly encouraged to take the following components as early as possible in their program: ★6 in English/French Literature and Composition, EDU 100 , EDU 210 , EDU 211 , at least ★9 in the Major teaching subject, at least ★9 in the Minor teaching subject all of which are required for later professional terms.

Program Requirements (★120)


Years 1, 2 and 3


1. Education Courses (★9)

Note: It is recommended that students take all three Education courses of Years 1 and 2 prior to registration in Year 3 of the program.

2. English/French Literature and Composition (★6)

Note: Select approved courses from CLASS 102 CLASS 221 , Comparative Literature (C LIT), English (ENGL), FREN 301 FREN 311 FREN 312 FREN 313 FREN 314 , FREN 380, FREN 462 , FREN 463 FREN 464 FREN 467 FREN 468  or Writing Studies (WRS).

3. Major teaching subject (★36)

4. Minor teaching subject (★18)

5. Open Options (★6) (★3 of Education Coursework Recommended)

Years 3 and 4


Students should refer to their individual Program Sheets for proper course sequencing.

Course Requirements (★15)

Field Experience Terms

Courses taken in the Field Experience Terms are normally taken concurrently.

Advanced Professional Term (★15) (see Note 3)

Notes

  1. ★9 in the minor teaching subject is a prerequisite for EDSE 3XX. See Education Chart 2 for the specific EDSE 3XX course required.
  2. ★9 in the major teaching subject and Year 3 Education courses are prerequisites for the Introductory Professional Term. See Education Chart 1 for the specific EDSE 3XX course required
  3. ★24 in the major teaching subject and the Introductory Professional Term are prerequisites for the Advanced Professional Term. See Education Chart 1 for the specific EDSE 4XX course required.

Some Majors may be completed more efficiently by taking specific courses in the first year(s) of study. Students should examine the specific course requirements of each Major when considering their choices. Students should complete the remaining required courses for their Major teaching subject as outlined in Education Chart 1.

Note: In addition to the ★36 of Non-Education courses that comprise the Major, ★9 of Curriculum and Teaching courses are associated with the Major which address the program of studies and the processes that facilitate students' learning.

Some Minors may be completed more efficiently by taking specific courses in the first year(s) of study. Students should examine the specific course requirements of each Minor when considering their choices. Students should complete the remaining required courses for their Minor teaching subject as outlined in Education Chart 2.

Note: In addition to the ★18 of Non-Education courses that comprise the Minor, ★3 of Curriculum and Teaching courses are associated with the Minor which also address the program of studies and the processes that facilitate students' learning.

Notes


  1. Students who fulfil the requirement for ★6 in English/French Literature and Composition as part of their Major or Minor (e.g., in English Language Arts or French) may take 6 of open options in lieu of the Literature and Composition requirement.
  2. Students enrolled in Field Experience courses should note the following:
    1. Final examinations in concurrent lecture courses may be scheduled outside designated examination weeks.
    2. Students may be required to student teach during designated examination weeks.
    3. Reading Week (Winter Term) may be moved to coincide with school systems' Spring Break.

Career and Technology Studies


Career and Technology Studies (CTS) is an Alberta Education program consisting of numerous one credit courses within five clusters:

  1. Business, Administration, Finance, and IT (BIT);
  2. Health, Recreation, and Human Sciences (HRH);
  3. Media, Design, and Communication Arts (MDC);
  4. Natural Resources (NAT); and
  5. Trades, Manufacturing, and Transportation (TMT).

Each cluster is a pathway. Specialized and credentialed pathways are available to Alberta's senior high students.

In the CTS curriculum area, there are 10 majors and 10 minors. Students cannot enrol in both a major and a minor in CTS.

The 10 majors and minors are:

  1. CTS: Business, Administration, Finance (BIT)
  2. CTS: Computing Science (BIT)
  3. CTS: Health (HRH)
  4. CTS: Recreation (HRH)
  5. CTS: Human Sciences (HRH)
    Note: Previously known as Human Ecology: Community Health, Fashion Studies and Foods
  6. CTS: Media (MDC)
  7. CTS: Design (MDC)
  8. CTS: Communication Arts (MDC)
  9. CTS: Natural Resources (NAT)
  10. CTS: Trades, Manufacturing and Transportation (TMT)

CTS Majors (★36): See Education Chart 1: CTS Major programs for course requirements.

Students must take EDSE 317  during the IPT*, which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Students must take EDSE 417  and EDSE 451  during the APT**, which are normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Note: For students granted up to ★30 advanced standing (e.g., provincial and federal journey certification or two-year diploma) refer to Education Chart 1 Requirements for Major Teaching Subject in the Secondary Education Route for required courses. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

CTS Minors (★18): See Education Chart 2: CTS Minor programs for course requirements.

Students must take EDSE 318 . It is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

CTS BEd After Degree: See § of the University of Alberta Calendar

Note: BSc in Human Ecology/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees: See BSc in Human Ecology and BSc in Human Ecology/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees  and BSc in Human Ecology/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees [Education]  of the University of Alberta Calendar.

Education Chart 2 Requirements for Minor Teaching Subject in the Secondary Education Route