In addition to the general admission requirements, there are additional prerequisites for the Intermediate and Senior ABQ courses.
o Intermediate ABQ - 3 full university courses or equivalent in the teachable subject
o Senior ABQ (initial certification) - 5 full university courses or equivalent in
the teachable subject.
o Senior ABQ (2nd or subsequent teachable subjects) - 3 full university courses or
equivalent in the teachable subject.
In addition to the general admission requirements, there are additional prerequisites for Part II and Specialist courses.
Students applying for EDUC 4621: French as a Second Language Part I, or EDUC 4743: Native Language Part I, must also pass a qualifying language proficiency test or provide acceptable evidence of fluency in French (for EDUC 4621) or in an Algonquian or Iroquoian language (for EDUC 4743). Please see the course outline or contact the Department of Professional Development in Edcuation for further information.
French as a Second Language Part I - French Language Proficiency Test Information:
Honour Specialist Qualifications (HSQ)
In addition to the general admission requirements, applicants to an Honour Specialist course must possess:
o An honours degree or equivalent (20 full course equivalents); and
9 full courses in the major subject area with a minimum B average.
The application forms and any required supporting documents must be returned by mail or fax to the Department of Professional Development in Education on or before the Application Deadline, which is indicated on the application form
For the Intermediate Additional Basic Qualification, Senior Additional Basic Qualification, and Honour Specialist courses, official transcripts are required and must be forwarded directly from the issuing university. For applications requiring official transcripts or a Statement of Successful Teaching Experience, it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that sufficient time is provided for these documents to be received by the application deadline. Applicants are advised to apply early and, if required documentation is not included, to indicate on their application that this documentation will be forwarded separately. (Note: Late applications may be considered in exceptional circumstances and will be reviewed on an individual basis.)
Applications are processed as they are received and applicants are notified by email when this process has been completed.
Students may take up to 5 AQ courses over the fall/winter session and 2 FCE during the spring and summer sessions. Students wishing to take more than two courses in the Spring/Summer Session are required to complete a request for overload from the Department of Professional Development in Education.