Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biology Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Description: Do you dream of becoming a Science teacher? Biological Sciences can be taken as a major or minor as part of a Bachelor of Secondary Education. Areas of focus include energy and matter, ecosystems and population change, photosynthesis and cellular respiration, nervous and endocrine systems, reproduction and development, cell division, genetics and molecular biology.

Teaching is a calling, and we are dedicated to helping you become the homeroom teacher that your students will remember for a lifetime. Our Secondary Education program in the Faculty of Education prepares you to pass on your love of learning and discovery in almost any subject to students in grades 7-12. You’ll choose two areas of specialization — a major and minor — allowing you to pursue your passion and customize your experience.

URL: Biological Sciences (BEd in Secondary Education) at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Secondary School Teachers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science
  • 3 of Humanities or International Languages or Mathematics or Science

Applicants must have: one of the following courses: Anglais EAE4U, English EAL4U, English ENG4U, or Studies in Literature ETS4U; one of the following subjects: Fine Arts, Humanities, Languages other than English, or Math/Sciences; three of the following subjects: Humanities, Languages other than English, or Math/Sciences.