Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) Degree Requirements
NOTE: The Bachelor of Education program will offer the BEd Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) for the last time during the 2016-2017 academic year. A renewed Bachelor of Education program will be offered in 2017.
Timeframe to Complete STEP
A student enrolled in STEP must complete the final practicum within three years of beginning the program. If a student is unable to complete the final practicum within this timeframe, the student will be required to complete a professional learning plan, developed in consultation with the School Experience Coordinator, to demonstrate readiness for commencing practicum. This professional learning plan may include additional and/or repeated coursework.
STEP Students are required to complete all of:
EDUC 405 Concept Studies Module I: The Culture of Education
STEP Students admitted into the Trades Technology Education Specialty must complete:
EDUC 484 Curriculum and Instruction: Technology Education I
EDUC 486 Curriculum and Instruction: Technology Education II
Note: To be eligible for the B.Ed. degree, students in the Trades Technology Education specialty must complete all of the courses listed above. Students who completed the two-year British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Technology Teacher Education Diploma (TTED) must also complete a total of 24 credits of university-transferable Arts and/or Science coursework including 6 credits of English. Students who completed the two-year Okanagan College (OC) Trades Technology Teacher Education (TTTE) diploma must also complete a total of 30 credits of university-transferable Arts and/or Science coursework including 6 credits of English.
STEP Students admitted into the Humanities, Math/Science, and Physical Education must complete three credits from the following EDUC- Curriculum & Instruction elective list: