Bachelor of Education Second Degree (BEd)

Students who already possess a bachelor's degree and have been admitted to the Professional Development Program (PDP) or the Professional Linking Program (PLP) have the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Education Second Degree.

The Undergraduate Advisor will conduct advising sessions for each module during the first semester of PDP/PLP. All interested and eligible students will be provided with the necessary paperwork to declare the B.Ed. as a 2nd degree during the advising session. Please refer to the Letter and Handout provided below for more detailed information.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Education Second Degree, student's must possess a bachelor's degree and have been admitted to the Professional Development Program (option A) or admitted to the Professional Linking Program (option B).

Program Requirements

Option A: Professional Development Program (PDP)

Students in this option, who will have been admitted to the Professional Development Program, will complete a total of 45 upper division units in education. Any additional course work needed to address academic requirements for a professional certificate and additional requirements to complete a minor must be completed over and above the required 45 upper division units.

Requirements

Option B: Professional Linking Program (PLP)

Students in this option, who will have been admitted to the Professional Linking Program, will complete a total of 48 upper division units in education. Any additional course work needed to address academic requirements for a professional certificate and additional requirements to complete a minor must be completed over and above the required 48 upper division units.

Requirements

Teacher Regulation Branch Requirements

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that they meet the Teacher Regulation Branch (formerly the BC College of Teachers) requirements for a Professional Teaching Certificate.

Writing, Quantitative and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to second degrees are deemed to have met all of the breadth requirements, the lower-division W of the two required W courses, and one of the two required Q courses.

The remaining W and Q courses must be a minimum of 3 units each; the W course must be upper division and within the major, while the Q course may be upper division or lower division.

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credits

All courses applied towards the Bachelor of Education 2nd degree MUST be taken at SFU.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.

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