Faculty of Education
Evidence of submission of application for registration in the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators. Graduates of a two year Early Childhood Education Diploma program containing a foundation in: child development, developmentally appropriate practice, curriculum planning, practical experiences with children birth to 8 (a minimum of 500 hours of field placement), reflective practice, abnormal/exceptional development, psychology, play-based learning, observation and assessment, code of ethics and standards of practice, with a cumulative 75% average are eligible to apply for entry into the limited enrollment Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) degree program, and may receive a maximum of seven transfer credits if admitted to the program.
Note: After admission to the BECE program, students deciding to switch to another program will have their transfer credits reassessed by the Office of the Registrar to align with other major program requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with the program consultant and/or the Office of the Registrar prior to any program changes.