Faculty of Education : 7.0 Faculty Academic Regulations
Students are advised to review the university’s Undergraduate Academic Regulations as well as the academic regulations that apply to their chosen program within the Faculty of Education.
Students in the kinesiology and recreation and health education programs should refer to 18.0 School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education regarding professional conduct for students in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education.
Students should refer to the University Policy on Academic Integrity and the penalties for violating the university policy (see Penalties).
All courses that have a practicum component are governed by the practica regulations, section 19.3. No course containing field experience or practica may be challenged. Students who wish to repeat any practica courses must obtain permission from the manager of teacher education.
Students are responsible for ensuring that official transcripts for all attempted course work undertaken at other institutions are submitted to Undergraduate Records. See Minimum Sessional Grade Point Average and Academic Standing for the minimum sessional grade-point average regulations that apply to all UVic students. See also Faculty of Education minimum sessional grade-point average regulations, below.
See Standing for an explanation of how a grade-point average is calculated.
Students should refer to Standing for the minimum sessional grade-point average and academic standing regulations that apply to all UVic students.
Probationary Status: Students registered in 3.0 units or more whose sessional grade-point average is 2.00 to 2.99 will be placed on faculty probation for the next session attended.
Requirement to Withdraw: Students whose sessional grade-point average is less than 2.0 on 3.0 units or more will be required to withdraw from the faculty. If the grade-point average is less than 2.0, further sanctions will be imposed by the university.
Readmission: Students who complete a minimum of 6 units of approved coursework with a grade-point average of 3.00 or better while outside the Faculty of Education may be readmitted to the faculty. Students should meet with an adviser in the Teacher Education Advising Office to have their course selection approved. Students will not be permitted to register in courses restricted to Faculty of Education students. Normally, duplicate and mutually-exclusive courses will not be used to satisfy readmission to the faculty. Students taking courses at another post-secondary institution must ensure that they are transferable.
Probationary Status: Students registered in 3.0 units or more and whose sessional grade-point average (GPA) is less than 3.5 will be placed on faculty probation for the next session attended.
Requirement to Withdraw: Students registered in 3.0 units or more and whose sessional GPA is less than 3.5 will be required to withdraw from the program and the faculty. If the GPA is less than 2.0, further sanctions will be imposed by the university. Refer to Standing for the minimum sessional grade-point average and academic standing regulations that apply to all UVic students.
Re-admission: Students who complete a minimum of 6 units of course work while outside the program and achieve a minimum sessional GPA of 3.5 will be re-admitted to the program. Students will not be permitted to register in programmatically reserved courses.
Probationary Status: Students registered in fewer than 4.5 units and whose sessional GPA is less than 3.0 will be placed on faculty probation for the next session attended.
Requirement to Withdraw: Students whose sessional grade-point average is less than 3.0 on 4.5 units or more may be required to withdraw from the faculty. If the GPA is less than 2.0, further sanctions will be imposed by the university.
Re-admission: To re-enter the faculty, students must complete a minimum of 6 units of course work with grade-point average of 3.00 or better.
Probationary Status: Students registered in fewer than 4.5 units and whose sessional GPA is less than 3.0 will be placed on faculty probation for the next session attended.
The Faculty of Education reserves the right to impose currency requirements for degree/program completion. Course work more than 10 years old will be subject to a review to determine whether its content is outdated. Students whose course work is considered outdated by the department chair, in consultation with the departments or the school, or by the director of the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, will be required to replace or update the course work concerned.
Students should refer to Graduation for the graduation regulations that apply to all UVic students.Students registered in a teacher education program should also refer to 19.5 Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Education Degree Programs.
Students should refer to the university regulations regarding appeals (see Appeals).
The first level of appeal concerning a course is normally the instructor of the course; the second level is the director or chair of the academic unit concerned; and the third level is the dean of the faculty concerned.
Students whose sessional grade-point average falls below their program’s minimum requirement and is required to withdraw from their program and the Faculty of Education may appeal to the chair or the director of the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education. Appeals of the decision of the chair or director are taken to the faculty appeals and adjudication committee (FAAC). Appeals of the FAAC decision are taken to the dean of the Faculty of Education.