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					University of Windsor                                         •	   Applicants	who	have	attended	university	outside	of	
                                                                   Ontario must have official transcripts sent directly
                                                                   to the Office of the Registrar from the home
                                                                   institution. A certified translation of transcripts in
Office of the Registrar                                            languages other than English is required.
University of Windsor                                         •	   Applicants	 applying	 for	 admission	 must	 have	 at	
Windsor ON N9B 3P4                                                 least 10 semester courses completed at the time of
                                                                   application.
Telephone:                     519-253-3000, ext. 3315        •	   For	 Junior/Intermediate	 and	 Intermediate/Senior	
Admissions questions email:    admissions@uwindsor.ca              applicants, preference will be given to those with
Program questions email:            educ@uwindsor.ca               a degree in the teaching subject area. In addition,
Website:                       www.uwindsor.ca/edfac/              academic proficiency in the subject area will be
                                                                   considered.
Program Codes
N10   Primary/Junior                                          To complete the application, all applicants must submit
N20   Junior/Intermediate                                     a current transcript to the Office of the Registrar
N30   Intermediate/Senior                                     by December 1, 2009. Applicants from an Ontario
                                                              university (excluding the Royal Military College of
Selection of applicants to the Faculty of Education is        Canada) must complete the TEAS Transcript Request
based on:                                                     Form (TRF) indicating that the transcript be sent
•	 academic	standing;                                         immediately. Graduates from the University of Windsor
•	 applicant	profile;                                         who apply to the University of Windsor need not order
•	 where	 applicable,	 an	 equity	 consideration	 form;	      or send Windsor transcripts.
    and
•	 where	 applicable,	 English	 language	 proficiency	        Applicant Profile Form
    requirement.                                              All applicants to the Bachelor of Education program are
                                                              required to submit the Applicant Profile form no later
This program is highly competitive and admission              than	Tuesday,	December	1,	2009;	it	must	be	submitted	
depends on the number of applications received and            directly to the University of Windsor, Office of the
the spaces available in individual programs.                  Registrar, Windsor ON N9B 3P4. If you are applying
                                                              to multiple programs at Windsor, you are required to
Applications submitted to the Ontario Universities’           complete only one Applicant Profile. This form can
Application Centre after Tuesday, December 1, 2009,           be obtained through the OUAC’s website under the
will not be considered for admission. All program and/        section “Have a question? We have the Answer!” or
or teaching subject changes along with documents must         online at www.uwindsor.ca/edfac/.
also be submitted by December 1, 2009. In addition, all
applicants must remit the OUAC base application fee           Equity Consideration Form
and a supplementary $50 evaluation fee no later than          The Faculty of Education affirms its principle and
December 7, 2009, if paying by cheque, money order,           policy of fairness and equity for individuals who are
or electronic payment (for online applications).              qualified for the teaching profession and who reflect
                                                              the ethno-cultural and social diversity of the population
Additional Information for BEd Applicants                     of students in Ontario’s schools. In pursuit of this
•	 All	 applicants	 to	 the	 Bachelor	 of	 Education	 must	   principle and policy, we seek to identify candidates
   have a minimum cumulative average of 70 percent            representing different backgrounds, whose perspectives
   (“B-”) or higher.                                          will diversify and enrich the teaching and learning
•	 The	 academic	 average	 is	 calculated	 on	 the	           community. Applications are encouraged from groups
   best 30 semester courses (not including college            that are traditionally under-represented in the teaching
   transfer credit) at the time of application. Courses       profession. Please contact the Office of the Registrar
   completed after August 2009 will not be used in            to obtain the form or visit www.uwindsor.ca/edfac/. All
   the calculation of the average.                            forms must be submitted no later than December 1,
•	 Applicants	 who	 will	 have	 completed	 an	 honours	       2009.
   or graduate degree by October 2009 will be given
   additional credit in the evaluation process.               English Language Proficiency Requirement
•	 All	 applicants	 must	 have	 completed	 the	               All applicants whose first language is not English and
   requirements for a recognized three-year bachelor’s        who have not lived in an English speaking country for
   degree no later than August 2010, with the degree          five years or more must take the Test of English as a
   conferred no later than the fall convocation of            Foreign Language (TOEFL), with a minimum iBT total
   2010.                                                      score of 92 (with a minimum speaking and writing


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component of 25), or a paper-based test with a total             •	   Physical	education
score of 580 (5.5 on the essay writing is required for the       •	   Science
paper-based	 test);	 and	 a	 TSE	 (Test	 of	 Spoken	 English)	
score of 55 (TSE is required for paper-based tests only).        Junior/Intermediate Teaching Subject
All official scores must be submitted no later                   Requirements
than Tuesday, December 1, 2009.
                                                                 Dramatic Arts: Acceptable undergraduate courses
Program Prerequisites                                            will be only those offered through a drama or theatre
                                                                 arts department. Courses should include practical
N10 Primary/Junior                                               components in theatre or drama production (acting,
Applicants do not choose teaching subjects in Primary/           performance, production).
Junior. However, it is desirable that applicants have            English: A minimum of two semester courses must
studied a wide range of subject areas. Therefore,                be in English literature or poetry. The remaining four
applicants who have one or more university courses               semester courses can be a combination of literature,
in the main curriculum areas listed below will receive           poetry and writing. Two semester courses in Canadian
preference:                                                      content are preferred.
•	 English                                                       French as a Second Language: 10 undergraduate
•	 Mathematics                                                   semester courses in French are required. Applicants
•	 Canadian	geography/history                                    must possess oral and written fluency in the French
•	 Fine	arts	(visual	arts/drama/music/dance)                     language and a thorough knowledge of grammar.
•	 Physical	education                                            Geography: A minimum of one physical geography
•	 Science                                                       course, one human/economic geography course,
                                                                 one Canadian geography course, and one GIS
All applicants musts submit the Applicant Profile Form.          (geoinformatics) course is required.
                                                                 Health and Physical Education: Four semester
N20 Junior/Intermediate                                          undergraduate courses that are activity-based as well as
Junior/Intermediate applicants choose one teaching               two semester undergraduate courses in health studies
subject. Applicants must have at least six semester              are required. Preferred candidates will have courses
university courses (18 semester hours) in the teaching           offered through kinesiology or physical education
subject, with the exception of French and Music, which           departments.
require additional courses (see further requirements             History: A minimum of two semester undergraduate
below). At least two of these courses must be at the             courses in Canadian history are required, with
second-year level or above. Teaching subject courses             preference for survey courses in the pre- and
must be completed by the end of April 2010. The                  post-confederation eras. In addition, preference will
teaching subjects available are as follows:                      be given to applicants who have at least two semester
Dramatic Arts (135)                                              undergraduate courses in some combination of the
English (319)                                                    ancient world, European history or American history.
French as a Second Language (325)                                Preference will also be given to applicants with a
Geography (740)                                                  diversity of courses from political, economic, social,
Health and Physical Education (860)                              cultural and military history fields.
History (750)                                                    Mathematics: Applicants must have completed
Mathematics (652)                                                courses in the following areas: calculus, linear algebra,
Music – Instrumental (158)                                       probability, and statistics, as well as one course with an
Music – Vocal (159)                                              emphasis on proof (e.g., geometry or number theory).
Religious Education (218)                                        Music (Instrumental and Vocal): Eight undergraduate
Science – General (430)                                          semester courses are required, with at least two courses
Visual Arts (190)                                                in each of music history and music theory, one course
                                                                 in conducting, and one course in an applied area
Junior/Intermediate candidates are placed to practice            (major instrument/voice). Preference will be given to
teach at the Grade 4–8 levels.                                   instrumental applicants who have at least one semester
                                                                 of study in woodwinds, brass, percussion, string or
In addition, preference will be given to applicants              guitar techniques and to vocal applicants who have at
who have one or more university courses in the main              least one semester study of vocal techniques. Vocal
curriculum areas listed below:                                   music applicants are advised that, as the focus of the
•	 English                                                       music programs of the two local school boards is on
•	 Mathematics                                                   instrumental music, at least one placement will be in
•	 Canadian	geography/history                                    instrumental music.
•	 Fine	arts	(visual	arts/drama/music/dance)


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Religious Education (Roman Catholic): The                         Dramatic Arts: Acceptable undergraduate courses
Religious Education teaching subject focuses on the               will be only those offered through a drama or theatre
Roman Catholic faith and practice teaching occurs in              arts department. Courses should include practical
Roman Catholic schools only. Applicants should have               components in theatre or drama production (acting,
courses in several of the following areas: Old and                performance, production). A maximum of two
New	 Testament	 studies;	 Catholic	 church	 teachings	 in	        undergraduate semester courses in theory, history of
morality	 and	 social	 justice;	 sacraments;	 and	 Vatican	 II	   theatre/drama/dramatic literature are allowed.
theology.                                                         English: A minimum of two undergraduate semester
Science – General: Two core semester courses from                 courses in English literature or poetry are required. The
each of biology, chemistry and physics are required.              remaining required courses can be a combination of
Visual Arts: A combination of four semester                       literature, poetry and writing. Two semester courses in
studio courses is required (e.g., painting, sculpture,            Canadian content are preferred.
printmaking, drawing). A maximum of two                           French as a Second Language: As your first or
undergraduate semester courses may be chosen from                 second teaching subject, 10 undergraduate semester
photography, architecture or art history.                         courses in French are required. Applicants must possess
                                                                  oral and written fluency in the French language and a
All applicants must submit the Applicant Profile Form.            thorough knowledge of grammar.
                                                                  Geography: As a first teaching subject, applicants
N30 Intermediate/Senior                                           must have at least one semester course in the
Intermediate/Senior candidates choose two teaching                following areas: physical geography (geomorphology,
subjects. Applicants must have at least 10 semester               bio-geography,	       climatology);	      human/economic	
undergraduate courses (30 semester hours) in the                  geography;	 Canadian	 geography;	 geography	 or	
first teaching subject and six semester undergraduate             social science covering global issues such as tourism,
courses (18 semester hours) in the second teaching                development,	 environment,	 poverty,	 etc.);	 GIS	
subject, with the exception of French and Music, which            (geoinformatics);	 resource/environmental/ecology.	 As	 a	
require additional courses (see further requirements              second teaching subject, applicants must have at least
below). At least two of these courses must be at the              one physical geography course, one human/economic
second-year level or above. Teaching subject courses              geography course, one Canadian geography course,
must be completed by the end of April 2010. The                   and one GIS (geoinformatics) course.
subjects available are as follows:                                Health and Physical Education: As a first teaching
Computer Studies (422)                                            subject, applicants must have four semester
Dramatic Arts (135)                                               undergraduate courses that are activity-based, two
English (319)                                                     semester undergraduate courses in health studies and
French as a Second Language (325)                                 a minimum of four semester courses from kinesiology,
Geography (740)                                                   health studies or physical education. As a second
Health and Physical Education (860)                               teaching subject, applicants must present four semester
History (750)                                                     undergraduate courses that are activity-based as well
Mathematics (652)                                                 as two semester undergraduate courses that are in
Music – Instrumental (158)                                        health studies. Preferred candidates will have courses
Music – Vocal (159)                                               offered through kinesiology or physical education
Religious Education (218)                                         departments.
Science – Biology (412)                                           History: A minimum of two semester undergraduate
Science – Chemistry (420)                                         courses in Canadian history are required, with
Science – General (430)                                           preference for survey courses in the pre- and
Science – Physics (470)                                           post-confederation eras. In addition, preference will
Social Sciences – General (165)                                   be given to applicants who have at least two semester
Visual Arts (190)                                                 undergraduate courses in some combination of the
                                                                  ancient world, European history or American history.
Intermediate/Senior Teaching Subjects                             Preference will also be given to applicants with a
Requirements                                                      diversity of courses from political, economic, social,
                                                                  cultural and military history fields.
Computer Studies: All undergraduate courses must                  Mathematics: Applicants must have completed
be in computer and information science. For a first               courses in the following areas: calculus, linear algebra,
teaching subject, courses should be related to software           probability, and statistics, as well as one course with an
design and programming, problem solving and logic                 emphasis on proof (e.g., geometry or number theory).
and design. For a second teaching subject, at least two           Music (Instrumental and Vocal): For a first teaching
courses must be in a programming language.                        subject, 10 undergraduate semester courses are
                                                                  required, with at least four courses in each of music


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history and music theory, one course in conducting                maximum of two undergraduate semester courses may
and one course in applied study (major instrument/                be chosen from photography, architecture or art history.
voice). Preference will be given to instrumental
applicants who have at least two semesters of study               All applicants must submit the Applicant Profile Form.
in woodwinds, brass, percussion, string or guitar
techniques and to vocal applicants who have at least
one semester of study in vocal techniques. Experience
in ensembles is preferred. As a second teaching subject,
eight undergraduate semester courses are required,
with at least two courses in each of music history and
music theory, one course in conducting, and one course
in an applied area (major instrument/voice). Preference
will be given to instrumental applicants who have
at least one semester of study in woodwinds, brass,
percussion, string or guitar techniques and to vocal
applicants who have at least one semester of study in
vocal techniques. Experience in ensembles is preferred.
Vocal music applicants are advised that, as the focus of
the music programs of the two local school boards is
on instrumental music, at least one placement will be
in instrumental music.
Religious Education (Roman Catholic): The
Religious Education teaching subject focuses on the
Roman Catholic faith and practice teaching occurs in
Roman Catholic schools only. Applicants should have
courses in several of the following areas: Old and
New	 Testament	 studies;	 Catholic	 church	 teachings	 in	
morality	 and	 social	 justice;	 sacraments;	 and	 Vatican	 II	
theology.
Science – General: For a first teaching subject, 10
semester undergraduate courses in biology, chemistry,
and physics are required, with at least two courses in
each of biology, chemistry, and physics. At least two
of these courses must include a lab component. For
a second teaching subject, two core semester courses
from each of biology, chemistry, and physics are
required. At least two of these courses must include a
lab component.
Science – Biology: There must be a lab component
with at least two of the courses for a first or second
teaching subject.
Science – Chemistry: There must be a lab component
with at least two of the courses for a first or second
teaching subject.
Science – Physics: There must be a lab component
with at least two of the courses for a first or second
teaching subject.
Social Studies – General: A combination of courses
from at least three of the following areas of study are
required: political science, psychology, sociology and/
or anthropology. It is strongly recommended that you
select this area as your second teaching subject. It is
important for applicants to note that social sciences –
general is an optional subject in the secondary school
curriculum, therefore entry to this teaching subject is
extremely limited.
Visual Arts: A combination of studio courses is required
(e.g., painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing). A


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