Undergraduate Studies in Education

Bachelor of General Studies in Education


Designed with the non-specialist in mind, the Bachelor of General Studies in Education (BGS) gives you the freedom, flexibility and support to explore a wide variety of subjects and develop the skills you'll need to chart your career course.  

Whether or not you decide to become a teacher, the BGS in Education is a great program for anyone who's interested in learning more about educational theories, research and practices and how they apply both inside and outside of the classroom. 

Students leave this program as curious, passionate and versatile life-longer learners. 


If you want to become an elementary school teacher, the BGS is a popular pathway to SFU's highly-regarded teacher education program, the Professional Development Program (PDP).

The PDP is a 16-month, post-degree program that helps aspiring educators get a BC teaching certificate. 

While completing the PDP, you will also have the option to decalre a Bachelor of Education as a second degree (BEd) without adding additional time or cost to the program.  

For more information about the PDP, including the admission requirements, attend an information session.


Contact undergraduate programs at educuga@sfu.ca or make an appointment with an advisor

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