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Intermediate / Senior Teaching Subject Prerequisites 2017-18


Applicants who apply to the Master of Teaching Program must specify which concentration and corresponding teaching subject(s) they would like to apply for. A course will be counted as a prerequisite toward your teaching subject(s) chosen if you have completed and received credit for the course or if you can prove you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite course on your transcript. Note that the course you are enrolled in must be completed before the start of the Master of Teaching Program.   


Intermediate / Senior Concentration (I / S)

Applicants who apply to this concentration will be eligible to teach children from grades seven to twelve. Please note that you must select two teaching subject from the list below. Please ensure that you have the required number of courses in the subjects listed below prior to applying to this concentration.

Important Notes:

  • Applicants may choose only one of Music-Instrumental or Music-Vocal, not both
  • If candidates select two science teaching subjects, they must have a minimum of 10 full-year university courses in the sciences and these must include the prerequisite courses for each of the two science teaching subjects 

 

Intermediate / Senior Teaching Subjects and Prerequisites


Dramatic Arts

Six full-year university courses in Theatre and Dramatic Arts if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject. 

English (First Language)
 
Six full-year university courses in English if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject
 
French (Second Language)

Six full-year university courses in French and demonstrated written and oral proficiency (regardless of whether it is the first or second choice teaching subject)
 

  • If admissible to the program, applicants who select French as a Second Language as a teaching subject must demonstrate oral and written proficiency in French prior to registering in the program through testing administered at the time of admission. Applicants who fail to demonstrate proficiency will be deemed to have NOT satisified the prerequisite for the French teaching subject even if they have the required number of academic courses. Refer to the OISE Proficiency Test in French & International Languages (OPTFIL)  for detailed information about the test
Geography

Six full-year university courses in Geography if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject. 

Health and Physical Education

Six full-year university courses in Health and Physical Education if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject. 

History

Six full-year university courses in History if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject. Up to 1 full-year course in Political Science, Philosophy, or subject-specific history such as Art History or Music History, may be counted towards this prerequisite. 

Mathematics

Six full-year university courses in Mathematics if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject
 

  • Up to 1 full-year course in Statistics may be counted towards this prerequisite 
Music - Instrumental

Six full-year university courses in Instrumental Music if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject
 

  • Applicants may choose only one of:  Music-Instrumental or Music-Vocal
Music - Vocal

Six full-year university courses in Vocal Music if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject
 

  • Applicants may choose only one of:  Music-Instrumental or Music-Vocal
Religious Education

Six full-year university courses in Theology or Religious Studies if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject. (This course is primarily intended to prepare teachers of Religious Education in Roman Catholic Secondary Schools)

Science - Biology 

Six full-year university courses in Science, with a minimum of four full-year courses in Biology (regardless of whether it is the first or second choice teaching subject)
 

  • Biochemistry is accepted as Chemistry or Biology
  • Courses in Botany, Zoology, and life sciences such as Anatomy, Physiology, Immunology, and Genetics are accepted as Biology
  • Psychology courses are not accepted towards this prerequisite
Science -Chemistry

Six full-year university courses in Science, with a minimum of four full-year courses in Chemistry (regardless of whether it is the first or second choice teaching subject)
 

  • Biochemistry is accepted as Chemistry or Biology
Science -General

Six full-year university courses in Science, with a minimum of one full-year course in each area of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics (regardless of whether it is the first or second choice teaching subject)
 

  • Psychology courses are not accepted towards this prerequisite
Science -Physics

Six full-year university courses in Science, with a minimum of four full-year courses in Physics (regardless of whether it is the first or second choice teaching subject)
 

  • Astrophysics and Geophysics are acceptable

 

Social Science -General

Six full-year university courses in any of Psychology, Sociology or Anthropology if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice

Visual Arts

Six full-year university courses in Visual Arts if selected as your first choice teaching subject, or three full-year university courses if selected as your second choice teaching subject. 

*Not all teaching subjects may be offered in a given year. OISE reserves the right to cancel courses for which enrolment or resources are insufficient.