Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2007/2008
Canadian Excellence

Concurrent Honours BA/BEd

Program Information - Concurrent Education: Sara Neziol, (519) 756-8228, ext 5790, sneziol@wlu.ca

The honours program for the Bachelor of Arts will be Contemporary Studies, which can be combined with other honours programs, options or minors offered at the Brantford Campus unless otherwise indicated. Course requirements for the Honours Contemporary Studies program can be found in the Contemporary Studies section of the chapter.

Junior/Intermediate students must complete 3.0 credits in one of the following teachable areas: English, history, mathematics, geography or religion & culture. The concurrent program is intended for graduating high school students.

Students admitted prior to September 2007, who have not allowed an 18-month absence in course registration and are in good standing in their program/major, may follow the regulations that were in effect at the time of their last registration, including following the four-year general BA/BEd program (refer to charts below [for the five-year program] and the 2006-2007 calendar [for the four-year program]).


Refer to the charts which follow for course requirements for the five-year honours BA program.

 Notes:

  1. The BA/BEd program is only available at the Brantford Campus.
  2. Variations may occur in the order that Laurier courses are taken within the BA/BEd program provided that prerequisites are met.
  3. The BEd program must be combined with the Honours Contemporary Studies program.
  4. Double-counting may be possible for students pursuing an English, History Religion & Culture or Geography teachable within the requirements for the honours Contemporary Studies (CT ) program resulting in additional elective course options.
  5. Students completing the honours CT program are required to complete a minimum of a 0.5 credit online course (available through Distance Education).
  6. Progression and Graduation requirements for the BA are given in the University Regulations chapter. Progression and Graduation requirements for the BEd are available on the Laurier Brantford website /brantford. Students must meet the Honours CT progression and graduation requirements each year to remain in the BA/BEd program.
  7. Refer to Academic Regulations for all Honours Programs at the Brantford Campus.
BA/BEd Primary/Junior Academic Program

Laurier/Nipissing University
BA/BEd Primary/Junior Academic Program
Year
May to April
BA
(18.0 Laurier and 2.0 Nipissing Arts credits)
BEd
(5.66 credits)
1 4.0 Laurier credits consisting of:
CO243/CT243 and C0244
1.0 CT credit at the 100 level
Additional 2.0 credits
1.0 Nipissing credit consisting of:
EDUC 4102E Education and Schooling - 0.5
EDUC 4118E Methods - 0.33
EDUC 4641E Practicum - 0.17
2 NU PSYC 2020E (1.0 credit) (excludes PS275 at WLU)

3.0 Laurier credits consisting of:
2.0 credits from Honours CT requirements
1.0 elective credit

1.5 Nipissing credits consisting of:
EDUC 4103E Educational Psychology and Special Education - 0.5
EDUC 4112E Language Arts - 0.5
EDUC 4128E Methods - 0.33
EDUC 4661E Practicum - 0.17
3 NU SOC 2095E (1.0 credit) (equivalent to SY316* at WLU)

3.5 Laurier credits consisting of:
3.0 credits from Honours CT requirements
0.5 elective credit
1.0 Nipissing credit consisting of:
EDUC 4113E Language Arts - 0.5
EDUC 4138E Methods 0.33
EDUC 4671E Practicum - 0.17
4 4.5 Laurier credits consiting of: 3.5 credits from Honours CT requirements
1.0 elective credit
Nipissing credits:
EDUC 4244 Visual Arts - 0.25
EDUC 4254 Music Education - 0.25
EDUC 4264 Health & Physical Education - 0.25
EDUC4686 Practicum - 0.17
5
3.0 Laurier credits consisting of: 2.0 credits from Honours CT requirements
1.0 elective credit
Nipissing credits:
EDUC 4274 Mathematics Education - 0.25
EDUC 4284 Science Education - 0.25
EDUC 4294 Social Studies -0.25
EDUC 4687 Practicum - 0.75

Recommended Laurier courses that will assist in teaching:
Children's Literature, Canadian Geography, Canadian History
Optional Education Subjects:
- Education of Native Canadians (EDUC 4986E) - 0.5
- Religious Education in Roman Catholic Schools (EDUC 1526E) - 0.5
- Kindergarten: Curriculum Theory and Practice (EDUC 4706E) - 0.5
 
BA/BEd Junior/Intermediate Academic Program

Laurier/Nipissing University
BA/BEd Junior/Intermediate Academic Program
Year
May to April
BA (18 Laurier and 2.0 Nipissing Arts credits) BEd (5.83 credits)
1 4.0 Laurier credits consisting of:
CO243/CT243 and C0244
1.0 CT credit at the 100 level
1.0 credit in teachable subject
1.0 elective credit
1.0 Nipissing credit consisting of:
EDUC 4202E Education and Schooling - 0.5
EDUC 4218E Methods - 0.33
EDUC 4651 Practicum - 0.17
2 NU PSYC2020E (1.0 Nipissing credit) (excludes PS275 at WLU)

3.0 Laurier credits consisting of:
2.0 credits from Honours CT requirements
0.5 credit in teachable subject
0.5 elective credit
1.5 Nipissing credits consisting of:
EDUC 4203E Educational Psychology and Special Education - 0.5
EDUC 4116E Language Arts - 0.5
EDUC4228 Methods - 0.33
EDUC 4681E Practicum - 0.17
3 NU SOC 2095E (1.0 Nipissing credit - SY316* at WLU)

3.5 Laurier credits consisting of:
3.0 credits from Honours CT requirements
0.5 credit in teachable subject
1.0 Nipissing credit consisting of:
EDUC 4117E Language Arts - 0.5
EDUC 4238E Methods - 0.33
EDUC 4691E Practicum - 0.17
4 4.5 Laurier credits consisting of: 3.5 credits from Honours CT requirements
0.5 credit in teachable subject
0.5 elective credit
Nipissing credits:
EDUC 4308 Visual Arts - 0.25
EDUC 4314 Music Education - 0.25
EDUC 4324 Health & Physical Education - 0.25
EDUC 4696 Practicum - 0.17
5
3.0 Laurier credits consisting of: 2.0 credits from Honours CT requirements
0.5 credit in teachable subject
0.5 elective credit
Nipissing credits:
EDUC 4334 Mathematics Education  - 0.25
EDUC 4344 Science Education - 0.25
EDUC 4354 Social Studies - 0.25
EDUC 4697 Practicum - 0.75

J/I requires one of the following as a Teachable/Elective: English, Geography, History, Mathematics, Religious Education - 0.5

Recommended Laurier courses that will assist in teaching:
Children's Literature, Canadian History, Canadian Geography
Optional courses:
- Kindergarten: Curriculum Theory and Practice (EDUC 4706E) - 0.5
- Education of Native Canadians (EDUC 4986E) - 0.5
- Religious Education in Roman Catholic Schools (EDUC 1526E) - 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Nipissing University Year 4 and Year 5 EDUC course revisions April 1, 2007 and June 28, 2007.