Elementary Focus

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR SEPTEMBER OF 2020. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

StFX is offering an off-campus BEd program in partnership with Chignecto-Central Regional Center for Education which began September 1, 2019. Applications for this program have now closed. 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