Curriculum and Instruction

Do you want to learn contemporary theory on developing school curriculum and designing instructional methods? Study the theoretical and practical aspects of what and how we teach.

Overview

The Curriculum and Instruction program is a minor in the Faculty of Education. It may be added to any major program.

Credential: Minor

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How to apply

See the description in the Academic Calendar.

The Bachelor of Studies (BGS) in Education is a good route for students pursuing teaching at the elementary level. To prepare to apply to the Professional Development Program (PDP – our 16 month fulltime teacher education program), you should enroll in the pre-requisite courses listed on PDP Admissions.

Planning to teach at the secondary level? You will need to complete either a major or two minors in teachable subject areas in order to apply to the Professional Development Program at the secondary level. See specific academic requirements on PDP Admissions. You should apply directly from high school to the appropriate faculty and program for your teachable subject area(s).

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Admissions Counsellor
  • Adult Educator
  • Consultant
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • ESL Teacher
  • Program Planner
  • Public Lecturer
  • Researcher
  • School Administrator
  • School Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Student Affairs Administrator
  • Teacher