Undergraduate Courses & Programs

Undergraduate Courses & Programs

Elementary Teacher Education Program

The Elementary Teacher Education Program at Bishop’s University is a two step program leading to two degrees, a Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and a Bachelor of Education. This combination of degrees is required in order to be eligible for a teaching permit or “brevet d’enseignement.”

The first degree prepares the student to teach a broad range of subjects that can be found in the elementary curriculum. Students who have completed another bachelor degree will be required to follow this program as part of their B.Ed.

B.A. Major in Educational Studies for students starting in Fall 2017 (PDF)

Profiles from previous years:
B.A. Major in Educational Studies for students who started Fall 2016 (PDF)
B.A. Major in Educational Studies for students who started Fall 2015 (PDF)
B.A. Major in Educational Studies for students who started Fall 2014 (PDF)

Secondary Teacher Education Program

The Secondary Teacher Education Program at Bishop’s University is a two step program leading to two degrees, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.) with a Double Major (Education and a teaching discipline) and a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) This combination of degrees is required in order to be eligible for a teaching permit or “brevet d’enseignement.”

The School of Education Two-Step Program

Step 1
The first step of the two-step program normally takes 3 to 4 years to complete. During this step, students take courses related to the subjects they will be teaching, take courses in education, and fulfill practicum requirements.
Students must choose from one of the following ten profiles: Mathematics, English, Teaching English as a Second Language, Social Studies, Science Teaching Major (one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics), Fine Arts, Music and Drama.
The first degree, the BA or BSc, is a 93 credit (120 credits for students from out of province with grade 12) program with a Double Major in Secondary Education and one of the above profiles. This degree may be completed on a part time basis.

Step 2
The second degree, the B.Ed., is a 36 credit program that must be completed on a full time basis and begins in the fall semester only. During the second step of the two-step program, students take courses in education only and complete a 13 week practicum.

Two-step program visual graph

Major in Secondary Education

B.A. Double Major – English & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.A. Double Major – Mathematics & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.A. Double Major – Social Studies & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.Sc. Science Teaching Major – Chemistry Concentration & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.Sc. Science Teaching Major – Biology Concentration & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.Sc. Science Teaching Major – Physics Concentration & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.A. Double Major – Fine Arts & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.A. Double Major – Drama & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.A. Double Major – Music & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.A. Double Major – Teaching English as a Second Language & Secondary Education (PDF)
B.A. Major in Educational Studies (PDF)

See our archives for profiles from previous years.

Bachelor of Education

Profiles for the Bachelor of Education:

Elementary Teacher Education - B.Ed. Elementary Schedule 2015-2016
Secondary Teacher Education - B.Ed. Secondary Schedule 2015-2016

For complete details, view the School of Education section of the academic calendar.

Practicum