Admission Regulations

L. Faculty of Education BA/BEd (Early Year) Concurrent Program. Saint John Campus Only

Students who wish to become elementary school teachers (grades K-5) may complete both their BA and BEd degrees concurrently on the Saint John Campus of UNB. In order to participate in the concurrent BA/BEd program, students must first apply and be admitted into the BA degree program. Within the BA/BEd in early education students may study any major program of their choice. After successful completion of at least one year of the BA degree, students may apply to enter the Concurrent BA/BEd. If successful, students proceed to take courses in both degree programs over a four year period. After a minimum of five years in total, it is possible to graduate with both degrees. Applicants will be required to provide a written statement outlining personal goals, as well as maintain a B- average (2.7 CGPA). Applicants must also provide two character references. Applicants who meet these criteria and meet the application deadline may be interviewed.