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Teachable majors and minors

Graduates of the B.Ed Secondary program must have a teaching major (33 credits) and a teaching minor (18 credits) as part of their first degree. Students may enter the program with at least 27 credits of their teaching major and nine credits of their teaching minor and complete up to 12 credits within the Education Program.

Acceptable major and minor teaching areas:

  • Biology/ Environmental Studies^  (Biology, Environmental Studies, Environmental Economics, Human Geography, GIS, Philosophy of the Environment, Theology of Creation)
  • Chemistry
  • CTS: Business^  (Accounting, Business, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing)
  • CTS: Computer
  • Drama
  • English Language Arts
  • General physical sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Geography)
  • General sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Geography, Mathematics, Computing Science)
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Physical Education (Physical education, Kinesiology, physical activity)
  • Social Studies** (Anthropology, Economics, History, Human Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Theology)

Additional minor teaching areas:

  • Art (Studio Art, Art History)
  • Physics*
  • Second Languages*  (French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese)

 ^For majors or minors with courses from more than one subject, at least three subjects must be presented with senior courses in at least two.

*Minors in Physics and Second Languages must be completed before admission.

**For a Social Studies teaching major, students pursuing an undergraduate degree at King's are encouraged to choose a degree major from: PHE, History, or Social Sciences Concentration

    Our Education grads get jobs as:

  • Adult Educators
  • ESL Instructors
  • Gym Teachers
  • Music Teachers
  • Teachers

    Our Education grads go on to study:

  • Curriculum Design
  • Educational Leadership and Management
  • Guidance Counselling
  • Professional Development
  • Special Education