Academic1. A four-year Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Commerce degree (120 credits or equivalent) with at least 90 credits in Arts, Science, or Business Administration or in other teachable fields suitable to teaching in the BC School system. The remaining credits may come from any discipline.
2. Degree requirements include:
a) six credits of acceptable English literature and composition at any level, with at least a C+ average - this may involve:
b) one of the following:
A Teachable Minor normally consists of 18 credits of 300 or 400-level courses taken in third and fourth years, besides required first- and second-year courses.
A Teachable Major normally consists of 30 credits of 300- and 400-level courses taken in third and fourth years, besides required first- and second-year courses.
Teachable Major and Minors are available in the following subjects:
A Teachable Minor is also available in First Nations Studies.
1. Admission rankings are determined by a combination of grade point average (GPA), experience with children, personal statement scores, and letters of reference.
2. You are strongly encouraged to contact a UNBC advisor for assistance with navigating the admission process.
Applicants also have to satisfy UNBC's Institutional Admission Requirements.
If English is not your first language, you may meet the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways (minimum score):
1. French-speaking Canadians and Canadian First Nations language speakers are exempted from English language requirement for admission.
2. Click here for a full list of ways to meet the English language proficiency requirement.
English Language Requirement - English is the primary language of instruction and communication at UNBC. If your first language is not English, you must be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in the use of English to participate in classroom instruction and discussion as well as complete written assignments. See English Language Requirements for full details.
Information for other Admission Categories is found here.
These categories include:
For details on How to Apply check here.
Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.
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