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The Elementary Route at the University of Alberta is a Generalist Major which requires students to take a variety of components from outside Education as part of the first 60 credits. The successful completion of Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 from high school is required to complete the Mathematics requirements required as part of the first two years.
Due to the nature of this program, it is highly recommended for students to speak with an Academic Advisor in Student Services prior to registration.
- Language or Literature (6 credits), chosen from Junior English courses (1000-level) ,
- Language and Literature (3 credits), chosen from Senior English courses (2000-level or higher) (EN 2940, EN2950 and EN3950 will not fulfill this requirement)
- Mathematics (6 credits), chosen from Math, Statistics, or Computing Science (MA1600 and MA2600 recommended)
- Social Sciences (3 credits), chosen from HI2600, HI2610, HI3680 or HI3690
- Social Science (3 credits), chosen from approved courses in Economics, Anthropology, Sociology, History, Philosophy or Political Science
- Natural Sciences (6 credits), chosen from approved science courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, NS 1050, NS 1500, PE2420, PALE 200, PH2650, PE 1000, PE 1015,
- Fine Arts (6 credits), chosen from Art, Art History, Dance, Drama, or Music
- Physical Education (3 credits), chosen from approved PA or PE courses (PE2930 recommended)
- Health Education (3 credits), chosen from PE1100, PE 2200 or SO2710
- Aboriginal and Indigenous Histories and Cultures (3 credits), chosen from SO1000, AN2070, AN2500, AN2550, AN 2910, HI 3680, HI 3690, NT 1521/1522 (as NT 1521 is 6 credits, the other 3 credits would be used as a Non-Education option), NT 2030 or NT 2300
- Non-Education Options (9 credits)
No minors exist in the Bachelor of Education Elementary University Transfer Program.
Students may make application to transfer to the University of Alberta either into year two with 24 to 30 credits or more of appropriate course work or into year three with 60 credits and all required course work
GPRC, in collaboration with the University of Alberta, offers students an opportunity to complete their degree locally. Through the Teacher Education North (TEN) initiative, students who successfully complete the first two years (60 credits) of required study may apply to the University to complete year three and four of Bachelor of Education Elementary Degree at GPRC. For more information, refer to the Education, Degree Completion program listing.