Concurrent Teacher Education – Junior/Intermediate (Grades 4-10)

These programs focus on grades four to ten, with an emphasis on elementary school.

You may pursue one of the following options:

Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Studies (Honours)/Bachelor of Education: In this flexible program, you may choose a teachable subject in Dramatic Arts, English (first language), French (second language), Geography, History, Mathematics, Music (vocal), Science — General or Visual Arts. Education-related courses are required throughout the program and field experiences begin in second year. Successful completion of this six-year program will result in an Honours BA in Integrated Studies and a Bachelor of Education.

Expected cut-off: high 70s
OUAC Code: BAJ

Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours)/Bachelor of Education: In six years, you’ll complete an Honours degree in Physical Education as well as a Bachelor of Education degree. Your teachable subject will be health and physical education, and you will also be take courses in Child and Youth Studies and Education. Opportunities for field placements will begin in second year and continue throughout the program.

Expected cut-off: low 80s
OUAC Code: BPJ

Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies (Honours)/Bachelor of Education: Choose a teachable subject in Geography, Mathematics or Science — General to complete this six-year program. Upon completion, you will receive a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies and a Bachelor of Education simultaneously. In addition to Science courses, you will also enjoy courses in Child and Youth Studies and Education. Your field experiences begin in second year and will continue throughout the program.

Expected cut-off: high 70s
OUAC Code: BIJ

Successful graduates of each program will be recommended to the Ontario College of Teachers for an Ontario Certificate of Qualification and Registration.


Career outcomes

  • Elementary or secondary school teacher
  • School administrator
  • Academic advisor
  • Education/curriculum developer
  • Public and private program instructor/administrator

Prerequisite requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Studies (Honours)/Bachelor of Education

  • English (ENG4U)
  • One 4U math

Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours)/Bachelor of Education

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Biology (SBI4U)
  • One 4U math

Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies (Honours)/Bachelor of Education

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U) (min. 70%) or Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) (min. 70%)

Recommended subjects

BACHELOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION (HONOURS)/BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

  • Exercise Science (PSE4U)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTEGRATED STUDIES (HONOURS)/BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

  • Applicants should consider additional prerequisite requirements for entry to first-year courses in intended teachable subjects. For example, if intending to register in Year 1 Chemistry, applicants should consider completing SCH4U in Grade 12.