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Bachelor of Education - Secondary route

Program Description

More than ever, the education program is essential in the training of future teachers to serve the immersion and Francophone school systems in Alberta and Western Canada. In almost every province across the country, French Immersion is increasing in popularity, which has significantly increased the need for French Immersion teachers. Graduates from Campus Saint-Jean's Education program enjoy an extremely high placement rate. Entry into this program is direct and does not require a preparatory year.

Why choose the Bachelor of Secondary Education program?
  • To teach grades 7 to 12 (13 to 18 years old);
  • To teach French classes or in the French immersion program;
  • To specialize your teaching by choosing a major and a minor.
Majors
  • Social studies
  • French
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • General sciences
Minors
  • English
  • Drama
  • Physical education
  • Social studies
  • French
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • General sciences
  • Physical sciences

Bureau de la pratique

The practice office of Campus Saint-Jean supports education students as they go through their practicums. It also provides several professional development opportunities, employment fairs, as well as international exchange opportunities. Please follow this link for more information.


Possible Careers

  • Preschool or elementary teacher (English second language, art, physical education)
  • Guidance counselor
  • Education consultant
  • Extracurricular coordinator
  • Education Specialist
  • Tutor

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Admissions Requirements

Course requirements
  • One of the following courses
    • Francais 30-1
    • Francais 30-2
    • French 30-9Y
    • French 31
    • French Language Arts 30-1
    • French Language Arts 30-2
  • One of the following subjects
    • English
    • Languages other than English
  • One of the following subjects 
    • English
    • Fine Arts
    • Humanities
    • Languages other than English
    • Math/Sciences
  • Two of the following subjects 
    • English
    • Humanities
    • Languages other than English
    • Math/Science

Notes

  1. For a major in Mathematics, applicants must present Mathematics 30-1.
  2. For a major in General Sciences, applicants must present Biology 30, Chemistry 30, and Mathematics 30-1.
  3. For a minor in Mathematics, applicants should have Mathematics 30-1. Mathematics 30-1 does not have to be included for admission, but the minor requires courses for which Mathematics 30-1 is a prerequisite.
  4. For a minor in General Sciences, applicants should have three from Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, and Mathematics 30-1. These courses do not have to be included for admission, but the minor requires courses for which Mathematics 30-1 is a prerequisite.
  5. For a minor in Physical Sciences, applicants should have Chemistry 30, Physics 30, and Mathematics 30-1. These courses do not have to be included for admission, but the minor requires courses for which these are prerequisites.
Admission Average

Admission is competitive and varies depending on space availability.

Canadian students, please refer to the Competitive Averages by faculty page.

International students, please refer to the Competitive Averages and Conversions page.

Deadlines
Next term start date: September 2022
Admission submissions open: October 1, 2021