REGULATIONS FOR THE BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SECONDARY) (2013)
 
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Bachelor of Education if that applicant has:
a) a Foundation Certificate, or
b) a Diploma in Education or
c) mature entry: at least 20 years of age on 1 February of year of admission.
 
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time
 
3. DURATION
a) For a student admitted under 1a, at least eight semesters full-time(four years); sixteen semesters part-time
b) For a student admitted under 1b, at least four semesters full-time;
c) For a student admitted under 1c, the duration will depend on any credit granted on entry under the Statute on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit.
 
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Statute/Regulations on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit & Recognition of Current Competency this programme consists of thirty two courses:
Professional courses          10 courses
*Pedagogical Courses        2 courses
A teaching major                8 courses
A teaching minor                4 courses
Teaching Practicum           6 courses
Electives                            2 courses
*Pedagogical courses – 2: one each for major and minor teaching subjects
 
(See Schedule 3 for courses)
Year 1: Semester 1: HED101, Major100, Major100, Minor 100
            Semester 2: HED261, HED191, Major200, Minor200
Year 2: Semester 1: Elective 1, Major200, Major200, Minor200
            Semester 2: HED209, HED306, Minor200, Major300
Year 3: Semester 1: HED304, Major300, Major300, Teaching 1
            Semester 2: HED202, HED305, Elective 2, Teaching 2
Year 4: Semester 1: HED208, HED302, HTP320, HTP321
            Semester 2: HTP322, HTP323, HTP324, HTP325
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students, four courses per semester; part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or overload has to be approved and signed for on the enrolment form, by the Dean of Education or the dean’s designated staff member.
 
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Bachelor of Education a student must pass thirty-two courses as prescribed above in 4.
 
7. These Regulations are effective from 1 January, 2013
 
SCHEDULE 3:
Professional Courses: (10)
HED101, HED191, HED202, HED208, HED209, HED261, HED302, HED304, HED305, HED306
Content Courses: (14)
A teaching major (8): 2×100; 3×200; 3×300
A teaching minor (4): 2×100; 2×200 OR 1×200 and 1×300
Electives (2): 2×200 OR 1×100 and 1×200
Pedagogical Courses (2) [1 for Major subject and 1 for Minor subject]
HAG202, HDT202, HTE225, HTE227, HTE233, HTE236, HTE252, HTE254, HTE258, HFT202, HMU202, HPA202, HPE202, HVA202
Teaching Practice Courses: (6)
HTP320, HTP321, HTP322, HTP323, HTP324, HTP325
 
SEQUENCING OF MAJORS AND MINORS FOR BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SECONDARY)
NOTE:
A major consists of a pedagogy paper and 8 content papers as outlined below. A minor consists of a pedagogy paper and 4 content papers as outlined below. However, you may take a combination of level 2 and level 3 papers if the pre-requisites have been met.
SOCIAL STUDIES
Geography
Major
HTE233 plus HGE100, HGE101 plus (3) HGE200, HGE201, HGE202 plus (3) HGE300, HGE301, HSO303
Minor
HTE233 plus HGE100, HGE101 plus (any 2) HGE200, HGE201, HGE202
History
Major
HTE233 plus HHI104 plus HHI105 plus (3) HHI202, HHI205, HHI206 plus any (3) HHI301, HHI302, HHI304, HHI306, HHI307
Minor
HTE233 plus HHI104 plus HHI105 plus (any 2) HHI202, HHI205, HHI206
ENGLISH
English Language and Literature
Major
HTE227 plus HEN101, HEN102, plus (3) 200-level HEN courses plus (3) 300-level
HEN courses
Minor
HTE227 plus HEN101, HEN102, plus (any 2) 200-level HEN courses
SAMOAN
Samoan Language and Culture
Major
HTE225 plus (any 2) HSA111, HSA112, HSA154, HSA155 plus (any 3) HSA204,
150 Faculty of Education
HSA212, HSA213, HSA250, HSA252, HSA254 plus (any 3) HSA311, HSA312, HSA313, HSA350, HSA350, HSA352, HSA354, HSA355
Minor
HTE225 plus (any 2) HSA111, HSA112, HSA154, HSA155 plus (any 2) HSA204, HSA212, HSA213, HSA250, HSA252, HSA254
SCIENCE Major Computing
HTE254 plus HCS181, HCS183, HSC184 plus HCS281, HCS283, HCS286 plus (any 2) HCS381, HCS383, HCS385, HCS386
Life Science (This major enables a teacher to teach both biology and chemistry) HTE252 plus EIGHT from the following: HBI111, HBI112, (HBI211 or HBI212), (HBI311 or HBI312) and HCH131, HCH132, (HCH231 or HCH232), (HCH331 or HCH332).
Physical Science (This major enables a teacher to teach both physics and technology)
HTE252 plus EIGHT from the following: HPH121, HPH122, (HPH221 or HPH222), (HPH321 or HPH322) and HTC151, HTC152, (HTC251 or HTC252), (HTC351 or HTC352).
Minor
Biology
HTE252 plus HBI111, HBI112, plus HBI211, HBI212
Physics
HTE252 plus HPH121, HPH122, plus HPH221, HPH222
Chemistry
HTE252 plus HCH131, HCH132, HCH231, HCH232
Computing
HTE254 plus HCS181, HCS183, HCS184 plus (1) HCS281, HCS283, HCS286
MATHS Major
HTE258 plus HMA111, HMA121, HST151 plus HMA211, HMA222 plus (3) HMA311, HMA300, HMA321
Minor
HTE258 plus HMA111, HMA121, HST151 plus (1) HMA211 or HMA222
BUSINESS STUDIES Major:
Accounting
HTE236 plus HAC111, HAC112 plus (3) HAC211, HAC212, HAC213, plus (3) HAC311, HAC312, HAC354
Economics
HTE236 plus HEC101, HEC102 plus (3) HEC201, HEC202, HEC203 plus (3) HEC301, HEC306, HEC307
Minor:
Accounting
HTE236 plus HAC111, HAC112 plus (any 2) HAC211, HAC212, HAC213
Economics
HTE236 plus HEC101, HEC102, plus (any 2) HEC201, HEC202, HEC203
FOOD AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY No Major
Minor
HFT202 plus HFT100, HFT101 plus (2) HFT200, HFT201, HFT204
MUSIC No Major
Minor
HMU202 plus HMU100, HMU101 plus (2) HMU200, HMU201.
PERFORMING ARTS No Major
Minor
HPA202 plus HPA100, HPA101 plus ( 2) HPA200, HPA201.
HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION No Major
Minor
HPE202 plus HPE100, HPE101 plus (2) HPE200, HPE201, HPE204
VISUAL ARTS No Major
Minor
HVA202 plus HVA100, HVA101 plus (2) HVA200, HVA201, HVA204
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