Bachelors of Education (BED)

The Bachelor of Arts in Education is for those students who wish to pursue a career in the field of Education. This program will enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of the different Educational programs- Elementary, Middle, High School and Post-Secondary Educational Institutions- and prepare them to work as a Teacher, Administrator or other Support person within these Educational Institutions.

Core Courses (42 Credits)

Students must complete all the required core courses (42 Credits). Each course is valued as 3 Credits

  • B.Ed 100 Introduction to Teaching
  • B.Ed 115 Educational Psychology
  • B.Ed 133 Teaching/Learning Process
  • B.Ed 200 Classroom Evaluation
  • B.Ed 201 Classroom Management
  • B.Ed 215 Student Assessments
  • B.Ed 220 Educational Problem-solving
  • B.Ed 245 Educational Decision-making
  • B.Ed 250 Education Law
  • B.Ed 263 School Organization and Management
  • B.Ed 300 Educational Leadership and Supervision
  • B.Ed 301 Educational Project Planning
  • B.Ed 302 Educational Planning and Development
  • URES 499 Capstone Project for Undergraduate Studies

Electives Section A (9 Credits)

Students must complete three courses from Electives Section A. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

  • B.Ed 305 Introduction to Learning Disabilities
  • B.Ed 308 Approach to Special Needs Students
  • B.Ed 463 Learning and Behavior Problems
  • B.Ed 101 Human Development

Electives Section B (6 Credits)

Students must complete two courses from Electives Section B. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

  • B.Ed 311 Educational Administration
  • B.Ed 165 Curriculum Studies
  • B.Ed 181 Education and Society

Electives Section C (12 Credits)

Students must complete four courses from Electives Section C. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

  • B.Ed 400 Introduction to Non-formal Education
  • B.Ed 401 Adult Learning
  • B.Ed 425 Community Education
  • B.Ed 185 Introduction to Urban Education
  • B.Ed 431 Introduction to Multicultural and Multiethnic Education

Electives Section D (6 Credits))

Students must complete two courses from Electives Section D. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

  • B.Ed 451 Introduction to Counseling and Guidance
  • B.Ed 478 Vocational Guidance and Placement
  • B.Ed 472 Cooperative Learning
  • To provide instruction in the different subject areas to students in private schools in grades K through 12
  • To apply the knowledge, skills, strategies and techniques learned in effectively operating a private school in their role as the administrator
  • To encourage their students to learn in a multitude of ways and in difficult situations taking into consideration their individual needs and abilities
  • To cultivate an understanding of the diversity of society, specifically as it pertains to ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender and disability, and the influence of these on education
  • To demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills including both verbal and written abilities relevant to the teaching profession
  • To obtain the knowledge, comprehension and skills required to design, implement and evaluate learning programs, curricula and classroom practices
  • To acquire a broad perspective on education and the skills to reflect on and debate current educational issues nationally and internationally
  • To demonstrate an understanding of teaching as a craft, a career, a process and a profession
  • To develop a commitment to professional and personal development
  • To experience and develop knowledge of the commonplaces of learning - learners and learning, schools and classroom, teachers and teaching, curriculum and subject matter, and culture, society and history
  • To value the importance of specific 'teaching qualities' - knowledge, diversity, relationships, authenticity, integrity and thoughtfulness and
  • To appreciate 'universal aspects of learning' including a worldview that is open-minded enough be considerate of others and to question one's own presuppositions based on influences by our education, families and society values.

Pass Certificate of Secondary School Education and 2 principal passes obtained at the same sitting.