Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Description: Do you dream of becoming a Science teacher? Physical Sciences can be taken as a major or minor as part of a Bachelor of Secondary Education. This major is primarily directed towards teaching Chemistry or Physics for Grade 7-12; areas of focus include Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, and Mathematics. You can also take this major as part of a Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Education combined degree.

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: Physical 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 Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science