Elementary Focus

APPLICATIONS ARE STILL BEING ACCEPTED FOR MOST ON-CAMPUS SECONDARY SPECIALIZATIONS. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

StFX is offering an off-campus BEd program in partnership with Chignecto-Central Regional Center for Education starting September 1, 2019. This three year program consists of six courses per year offered on weekends and evenings, plus a five week full-time practicum in years one and two and two practica in the final year. Applications will be accepted until April 30 for this cohort. If you are applying for this cohort, please indicate this on your application. For further information please contact Garnet Patterson gpatters@stfx.ca

Elementary education students must prepare to teach a wide range of subject fields due to the nature of the public elementary schools of Nova Scotia.

Elementary Education Stream (P-6) Requirements

Social Studies 9 university credit hours from any or a combination of: Geography, Political Science, Classics, Anthropology, Mi'kmaq Studies, Acadian Studies, History, Law, African Canadian Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, Economics.

Science 6 university credit hours of any or a combination of: Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, Oceanography, Physics, Interdisciplinary Studies in Science.

Math 6 university credit hours of mathematics. Three of the six must include investigation of fundamental concepts and ideas.

English/French 6 university credit hours in the subject English if your first degree was delivered in English, 6 university credit hours in the subject French if your first degree was delivered in French.

Developmental Psychology You must have a course in Developmental Psychology (3 or 6 credit).

Contact the Bachelor of Education Program Manager