Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Program Structure

The Bachelor of Education is 73 credits. It extends over two academic years of two terms each. Courses and associated school experiences are completed in a specified sequence.

Courses may vary.

Year 1 (Sept. to Apr.)
DesignationCourse TitleCredits
Term 1  September to December
EDPR 3100 Practicum I
(8 Wednesdays in October and November)
1
EDCO 3100 Communications I (weeks 1 and 2) 2
EDIE 3100 Child Development and Teaching 3
EDEF 3100 History of Education 3
EDLL 3100 Language and Literacy I 3
EDMA 3100 Mathematics I 3
EDPE 3100 Physical Education Methods 3
EDTL 3100 Teaching and Learning I 3
Total credits 21
Term 2  January to April
EDPR 3200 Practicum II (final 2 weeks in April) 2
EDLL 3200 Language and Literacy II 3
EDMA 3200 Mathematics II 3
EDSC 3200 Science Methods 3
EDSO 3200 Social Studies Methods 3
EDTL 3200 Teaching and Learning II 3
EDEF 3200 Theoretical Frameworks of Education 3
Total credits 20
Year 2 (Sept. to Apr.)
DesignationCourse TitleCredits
Term 1  September to December
EDPR 4100 Practicum III (3 weeks at Sept. start) 3
EDHC 4100 Health & Career Education 2
EDFN 4200 Aboriginal Culture and Learning 3
EDIE 4100 Special Education 3
EDTL 4100 Teaching and Learning III 3
EDVP 4100 Drama 2
EDVP 4110 Music 2
EDVP 4120 Visual Arts 2
EDSL 4200 ESL/Second Language 2
Total credits 22
Term 2  January to April
EDPR 4200 Practicum IV (10 weeks, January, February, March) 5
EDEF 4200 School Organization (4 weeks) 1
EDCO 4200 Communications II (4 weeks) 1
  Elective 3
Total credits 10
Year 2 elective selected from this list (may change in any year)
DesignationCourse TitleCredits
EDLL 4150 Children's Literature 3
EDPE 4150 Elementary Physical Education: Instruction 3
EDSC 4150 Environmental Education 3
EDSO 4150 Global Education 3
EDIT 4150 Information Technology Across the Curriculum 3
EDVP 4150 Music Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary 3
EDVP 4160 Arts and Media Literacy 3
EDSC 4160 Problem Solving in Science and Mathematics 3
EDEF 4150 Social Foundations of Education: Gender and Education 3
EDEF 4160 Rural or Small Schools in British Columbia 3
EDIE 4150 Special Education: Specific Learning Disabilities (elective selected for Winter 2016) 3