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Winter 2009

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Consecutive Bachelor of Education Degree


Candidates wishing to enter the one-year, pre-service program of study must apply through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre using the on-line application form (

Applications must be received by the Centre by the announced date.
Applicants select one of three possible levels of teaching specialization: Primary-Junior (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6), Junior-Intermediate (Grades 4 to 10), and Intermediate-Senior (Grade 7 to 12). Pertinent theory and exemplary teaching practices are supplemented by directed observation and field experience.


Candidates will be selected for admission to the Pre-Service program on the basis of superior academic qualifications and experience profiles.

The Faculty of Education also offers an Equity Admissions Program.


1) A candidate for admission to the one-year, pre-service program of study leading to the Bachelor of Education (General) Degree and the Ontario Certificate of Qualification must submit proof of graduation with an approved degree from an accredited university.

The candidate's university degree program must include at least ninety academic credits or equivalent beyond the Ontario Secondary Diploma (or equivalent.)

2) A candidate who wishes to qualify for the Ontario Certificate of Qualification, Intermediate-Senior concentration, will be required to select two teachable subjects from the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dramatic Arts, English, French, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music-Instrumental, Music-Vocal, Physical and Health Education, Physics, Religious Education in the Roman Catholic Schools, Science (General), Individual and Society, and Visual Arts.

Junior-Intermediate candidates will be required to select one teachable subject from the same list, excluding Individual and Society.

A candidate for the Intermediate-Senior level must have as prerequisites for the major teachable subject at least ten semester courses or equivalent (thirty credits) and for the minor teachable subject at least six semester courses or equivalent (eighteen credits). Prerequisites for Individual and Society include courses in Anthropology, Psychology, and/or Sociology. Candidates for the Junior-Intermediate area should have as prerequisites for their teachable subject at least six semester courses or equivalent (eighteen credits).

3) The following are required of all applicants:
(a) completed application form with the documents noted on form;
(b) birth certificate and Social Insurance Number (S.I.N.);
(c) proof of Canadian Citizenship or permanent residency as defined by the Immigration Act (Canada), or of eligibility for employment in Canada (if the Ontario Certificate of Qualification or a Temporary Letter of Standing is to be awarded);
(d) legal proof of change of name must be submitted where the name being used differs from that shown on the birth certificate.

4) Additional requirements:
(a) Prior to September 15, the candidate must present proof of a tuberculin test as required by the Ontario Ministry of Health. The test must have been administered during the previous twelve months.
(b) An official police criminal record check. The check must have been obtained within the previous six months.
(c) After acceptance, students are required to submit to the Faculty a recent photograph (passport-size) for identification purposes within the Faculty of Education.
(d) Candidates are advised that they are responsible for their own transportation to and from field placements.


1) The letter grading system of the University is used in reporting courses. (see 2.6.3). Candidates who obtain three or more final course grades below C will not be recommended for certification. Candidates who are unsuccessful in practice teaching or obtain a grade of F in any course will not be recommended for either a degree or certification.

2) Sessional records include term assignments, oral and written tests, and practical work. The general attitude of the candidate to his or her work, adaptability to teaching, and the probability of future success as a teacher may be taken into consideration in determining sessional standing.

3) Final grades awarded are based upon the accumulated evaluation of the candidate. Formal final examinations may be held; however, no formal supplemental examinations will be allowed.


The Faculty of Education provides programs and courses in teacher education but does not issue a teaching certificate. The responsibility for teacher certification lies with the Ontario College of Teachers. Upon successful completion of the requirements for teacher certification in Ontario, a recommendation will be made by the Dean of the Faculty to the Ontario College of Teachers indicating eligibility for the Ontario Certificate of Qualification. Candidates who successfully complete either the Consecutive or the Concurrent Programs of Study including Practice Teaching will be awarded the B.Ed. degree of the University of Windsor, and will be recommended to the Ontario College of Teachers indicating eligibility for an Ontario Certificate of Qualification.


The number of lecture hours per week is indicated in parentheses after each course listed.

Compulsory Courses:

80-203. Psychology in Education (2)
80-207. Introduction to Issues in Education (available with permission only to students who have already taken 80-203 or equivalent.) (2)
80-204. Differentiated Instruction for Students with Special Needs (2)
80-205. Eductional Foundations, Law and Ethics (2)
80-499. Practice Teaching

Optional Course:

80-200. Religious Education in Roman Catholic Schools (1)

Additional Requirements for Primary-Junior Candidates:

80-311. Visual Art Methodology (1)
80-313. Health and Physical Education Methodology (1)
80-314. Language Arts Methodology (2)
80-315. Mathematics Methodology (2)
80-316. Music Methodology (1)
80-317. Science Methodology (1)
80-318. Social Studies Methodology (1)
80-312. Instructional Technology (1), or
80-319. Issues in Education (1)

Additional Requirements for Junior-Intermediate Candidates:

80-321. Visual Art Methodology (1.5, one semester)
80-322. Instructional Technology (1)
80-323. Health and Physical Education Methodology (1.5, one semester)
80-324. Language Arts Methodology (1)
80-325. Mathematics Methodology (1)
80-326. Music Methodology (1.5, one semester)
80-327. Science Methodology (1.5, one semester)
80-328. Social Studies Methodology (1.5, one semester)

Junior-Intermediate candidates must also select one course from the following:


80-352. Art (3)
80-353. Computer Science (3)
80-356. English (3)
80-358. French (3)
80-359. Geography (3)
80-362. History (3)
80-365. Religious Education in Roman Catholic Schools (3)
80-366. Mathematics (3)
80-367. Music-Vocal (3)
80-368. Music-Instrumental (3)
80-369. Health and Physical Education (3)
80-373. Biology (3)
80-374. Chemistry (3)
80-376. Physics (3)
80-379. Dramatic Arts (3)
80-380. Science-General (3)

Additional Requirements for Intermediate-Senior Candidates:

80-330. Topics in IS Methodology (1, one semester)
80-332. Instructional Technology (2, one semester)
80-334. Language Across the Curriculum (1.5, one semester)
80-340. Integrated Theme Project (1.5, one semester)

Plus two options chosen from:
80-331. Visual Art Methodology (1.5 one semester)
80-333. Health and Physical Education Methodology (1.5 one semester)
80-335. Mathematics Methodology (1.5 one semester)
80-336. Music Methodology (1.5 one semester)
80-337. Science Methodology (1.5 one semester)
80-338. Social Studies Methodology (1.5 one semester)
80-339. Guidance and Career Education (1.5 one semester)