Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Description: Do you dream of becoming a Social teacher? Social Studies can be taken as a major or minor as part of a Bachelor of Secondary Education. Areas of focus include Canadian Studies, World Studies, Cultural Studies, and General Social Studies (e.g. Anthropology, Christian Theology, Classics, History, Human Geography and Planning, Native Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, and Sociology).

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: Social Studies (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

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Spoken English Language Proficiency is required for this program.