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- 14.1 General Information
- 14.2 Program Admission

14.3 Secondary Program Requirements and Format

- 14.3.2 Professional Year

14.3 Secondary Program Requirements and Format

Students normally attend this program over five winter sessions. The first year may be taken at UVic in another faculty or at another post-secondary institution. Students planning to take course work elsewhere should consult an education adviser to ensure that courses taken will carry credit to this program.

Years One to Five

During the first four years, students will take course work related to their teaching areas. Students will also take a two-week school-based practicum.

ENGL 135; 146, 1471 3.0
ED-D 401 1.5
ED-D 406 1.5
IED 373 1.5
ED-P 498 1.5
Approved academic elective2 3.0
Teaching area(s)3 and electives 48.0
Professional year (year five)4 15.0
Total units for degree 75.0

1. Other English courses may be acceptable. Consult an academic adviser. At least 1.5 units of English literature must be taken.

2. Faculty of Education courses cannot be accepted.

3. Students must achieve a grade-point average of at least 4.00 (UVic B-) on all upper-level course work required for their teaching areas. In some cases, 200-level course work will be accepted. Refer to regulation 14.3.2 professional year admission requirements.

4. Professional year admission requirements are specified in 14.3.2.

14.3.1 Art, Music and Physical Education Area Requirements

Art
AE 103A and 103B 3.0
AE 200 1.5
AE 201 1.5
AE 303A or 309 1.5
AE 315 1.5
AE 316 or 317 1.5
Courses chosen from: AE 205, 208, 303B, 305, 306, 307, 308, 310, 316, 317, 319, 322, 401, any 402, 422; EDCI 494A, 495A 7.5
3 units from ENGL 200A, 200B, 201, 202, 203, 250, HA 120 3.0
Total 21.0

A second teaching area is required.

The number of units required for each teaching area varies from 15 to 30.5 units. If the combined units of the chosen teaching areas are less than 48, the student will take additional electives to make up the difference.

Expanded Art
AE 103A, 103B 3.0
AE 200 1.5
AE 201 1.5
AE 303A or 309 1.5
AE 315 1.5
AE 316 or 317 1.5
Courses chosen from: AE 205, 208, 303B, 305, 306, 307, 308, 310, 316, 317, 319, 322, 401, any 402, 422; EDCI 494A, 495A 7.5
Art education (any level)* 7.5
Upper-level art education* and/or history in art 9.0
3 units from ENGL 200A, 200B, 201, 202, 203, 250, HA 120 3.0
Total 37.5

* EDCI 494A and 495A are also acceptable.

A second teaching area is not required. Students with an art expanded teaching area will take 10.5 units of additional electives.

Upper-level visual arts courses may be substituted in the area with the approval of the art adviser.

Up to 3 units of additional work may be required if a student's background is considered to be inadequate for teaching art in the public school system.

Not all art education courses can be offered each year. Students may complete courses in a sequence of their own choice since there are no prerequisites. Students should consult with the art adviser.

Music (Choral)
ME 101 1.5
ME 201 1.5
ME 207 1.5
ME 209A 1.5
ME 209B 1.5
ME 303A or 308 1.5
ME 307 1.5
ME 309A 1.5
ME 309B 1.5
ME 407 1.5
ME 409 1.5
MUS 101A, 101B, 170A, 170B 4.0
MUS 120A and one of 120B, 220A, 220B 3.0
MUS 356A and 356B 3.0
Four of MUS 180, 280, 380, 480; 181, 281, 381, 481; MUS 188, 288, 388, 488; ME 180 4.0
Total 30.5

A second teaching area is required.

The number of units required for each teaching area varies from 15 to 30.5 units. If the combined units of the chosen teaching areas are less than 48, the student will take additional electives to make up the difference.

Music (Instrumental)
ME 101 1.5
ME 201 1.5
ME 207 1.5
ME 209A 1.5
ME 209B 1.5
ME 307 1.5
ME 309A 1.5
ME 309B 1.5
ME 407 1.5
ME 409 1.5
MUS 101A, 101B, 170A, 170B 4.0
MUS 331, 332, 333 4.5
MUS 356A and 356B 3.0
Four of MUS 180, 280, 380, 480; ME 180 (at least two units must be ME 180) 4.0
Total 30.5

A second teaching area is required.

The number of units required for each teaching area varies from 15 to 30.5 units. If the combined units of the chosen teaching areas are less than 48, the student will take additional electives to make up the difference.

Music (Expanded)
ME 101 1.5
ME 201 1.5
ME 207 1.5
ME 209A 1.5
ME 209B 1.5
ME 307 1.5
ME 309A 1.5
ME 309B 1.5
ME 407 1.5
ME 409 1.5
MUS 101A, 101B, 170A, 170B 4.0
MUS 120A and one of 120B, 220A, 220B 3.0
MUS 201A and 201B 3.0
MUS 270A and 270B 1.0
MUS 331 1.5
MUS 332 1.5
MUS 333 1.5
MUS 356A and 356B 3.0
Four of MUS 180, 280, 380, 480; ME 180 (at least two units must be ME 180) 4.0
Total 37.5

Students must also take 7.5 units of courses towards a second teaching area. Refer to the teaching areas shown on this and the next page. A minimum B- average is required on these 7.5 units.

In addition to the 7.5 units second teaching area courses, 3.0 units of elective in any subject are required.

Physical Education

To avoid timetable conflicts in years three and four, students should follow the recommended sequence of courses shown below.

Year 1
Four of EPHE 104-1371 2.0
EPHE 141 1.5
EPHE 143 1.5
Year 2
Four of EPHE 104-1371 2.0
EPHE 201 1.5
EPHE 241B 1.5
EPHE 245 1.5
EPHE 246 1.5
Year 3
Three of EPHE 104-1371 1.5
EPHE 344 1.5
EPHE 346 1.5
EPHE 352 1.5
EPHE 360 1.5
One of EPHE 461A-M 0.5
Year 4
EPHE 361 1.5
EPHE 443 1.5
EPHE 452 1.5
One of EPHE 342, 347, 348, 351, 355, 357, 441, 445, 449, 455 1.5
Total 27.0

1. Students should note that each skill performance and analysis course (EPHE 104-137) is scheduled for 24 hours of instruction. Students should also refer to Credit for Skill Performance and Analysis Courses. Students should make every effort to take EPHE 106, 107, 120 and 122 before third year.

Students must take:

    EPHE 106, 107, 120, 122, and One of EPHE 109 or 114. and One of EPHE 116 or 117, and One of EPHE 121, 123, 124, 125, and Two of EPHE 113, 119, 126, 134, 135, 137, and Two course from EPHE 104-137 2.

2. Students must possess their Bronze Medallion Certificate or take EPHE 105. Bronze Medallion Certificates must be provided to the teacher education advising office.

The recommended sequence of EPHE courses can also be found under section 17.1.

A second teaching area is required. PE may not be combined with theatre.

The number of units required for each teaching area varies from 15 to 30.5 units. If the combined units of the chosen teaching areas total less than 48, the student will take additional electives to make up the difference.

Approved Second Teaching Areas Requirements

The teaching areas must be taken in conjunction with art, music or physical education.

Art

Restricted admission; see section 14.2. The course work required for this teaching area is listed at the beginning of this section (14.3.1).

Biological Sciences
BIOL 190A, 190B 3.0
CHEM 101, 102, 231 4.5
MATH 100, 102 or 151 1.5
BIOC 299 1.5
BIOL 215, 225, 230 4.5
BIOL 365, 366 3.0
BIOL 400 or 489 1.5
Approved upper-level biology* 1.5
Total 21.0

*BIOL 334 is not approved.

It is assumed that all applicants for this area will have completed BIOL 11 and 12; if not, BIOL 150A and 150B must be taken in addition to the above.

Chemistry
MATH 100, 101 3.0
CHEM 101, 102 3.0
CHEM 222, 231, 2353, 245 6.0
Approved upper-level chemistry courses1,2 6.0
Total 18.0

1. MATH 200 is prerequisite to some upper-level chemistry courses.

2. CHEM 300A cannot be accepted.

3. The chemistry department recommends that you take CHEM 213 before CHEM 235 in order to build practical spectroscopy skills. It may be possible to use CHEM 213 as an elective on your program. Consult an academic adviser.

English
200-, 300-, or 400-level writing: May choose from ENGL 215, 225, 301, 302, 400 or other approved courses 3.0
Upper-level Shakespeare: May choose from ENGL 360, 366B. 366C, 366D, 366E 1.5
Upper-level literature in English before 1900* 3.0
Upper-level literature in English after 1900* 3.0
Lower or upper-level Canadian literature 3.0
Adolescent literature: May choose from EDCI 355 or 356 or another course approved by the language and literacy adviser 1.5
Total 15.0

*May not be Canadian literature.

French
FRAN 180 3.0
FRAN 200, 220, 275, 280, 290 7.5
FRAN 350, 375 3.0
Approved Senior French* 3.0
Total 16.5

*FRAN 380, 385 and higher are approved. Recommended are FRAN 385, 395, 400, 402, 404, 405, 406, 410, 411, 412, 415, 417, 470.

Depending on student's background in French, additional courses may be required to meet the French departmental prerequisites.

Students should note that an oral competency examination in French (or completion of FRAN 350 with a minimum grade of A-) is required before admission to the professional year. This exam must be completed to the satisfaction of the Faculty of Education, or admission to professional year will be denied.

Geography

see Social Studies (Geography Emphasis)

History

see Social Studies (History Emphasis)

Mathematics
Two of CSC 106, 110, 115 3.0
MATH 100, 101, 122 4.5
MATH 211, 212 3.0
MATH 362, 366 3.0
One of STAT 252, 255, 260 1.5
One of STAT 256, 261 1.5
Total 16.5

In addition to the 16.5 units listed above, MATH 311 and 312 are recommended.

Music (Choral)

Restricted admission; see section 14.2. The course work required for this teaching area is listed at the beginning of this section.

Music (Instrumental)

Restricted admission; see section 14.2. The course work required for this teaching area is listed at the beginning of this section.

Physical Education**

Restricted admission; see section 14.2. The course work required for this teaching area is listed at the beginning of this section.

Physics
HIST 260 or PHIL 220 1.5
MATH 100, 101 3.0
MATH 110 or 211 1.5
MATH 200, 201 3.0
MATH 300, 342 3.0
PHYS 112 or (120 and 130) 3.0
PHYS 214, 215 and 216 4.5
PHYS 317, 325 and 326 4.5
Total 24.0

Changes to this teaching area are expected over the next three years. Consult an academic adviser each year to confirm teaching area requirements.

Social Studies

Social studies is a multidisciplinary subject that examines human interaction and natural and social environments. When selecting courses to satisfy the requirements for a social studies teaching concentration or major, keep in mind that the BC secondary social studies curriculum focuses on Europe and North America 1500 - 1815 and Canada, 1815 - present.

Social Studies (with Geography Emphasis)
Canadian History (any level)1 1.5
GEOG 101A, 101B 3.0
200-level GEOG 3.0
Upper-level GEOG 6.0
Upper-level approved humanities and/or social science courses (not geography)2 4.5
Total 18.0

1. Acceptable Canadian History courses include HIST 131, 132, 343A, 345, 358A, 358D. If an upper-level course is taken, the upper-level humanities and/or social science requirement will be reduced by 1.5 units.

2. Choose from economics, environmental studies, history, Indigenous studies, political science, regional studies (e.g., Pacific and Asian studies), sociology, urban studies and/or women's studies. Other course work may be approved by the social studies adviser.

Social Studies (with History Emphasis)
Geography (any level)1 1.5
Any-level history 4.5
Upper-level history 6.0
Upper-level approved humanities and/or social science courses (not history)2 6.0
Total 18.0

Note: At least 1.5 units of Canadian history must be included.

1. If an upper-level geography course is taken, the upper-level humanities and/or social science requirement will be reduced by 1.5 units.

2. Choose Social Studies related courses from economics, environmental studies, geography, Indigenous studies, political science, regional studies (e.g., Pacific and Asian studies), sociology, urban studies and/or women's studies. Other course work may be approved by the social studies adviser.

Theatre/Drama in Education
EDCI 355, 356 3.0
EDCI 487 (theatre, drama)* 1.5
THEA 101 3.0
THEA 102, 122 3.0
THEA 132 3.0
THEA 331, 332 3.0
THEA 335 3.0
Total 19.5

* The drama institute EDCI 487 is offered in summer session.

This teaching area may not be combined with physical education.

Students must obtain permission to take THEA 335 from the theatre department.

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