Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

The Bachelor of 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • 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;

Course Requirements

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

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

Total Credits required for Bachelor of Education is 120.
Please refer to the University Catalog or website for admissions requirementstransfer credits policy; and tuition fees.