Social Justice and Peace Studies Direct Pathway Students must pursue the Intermediate/Senior teaching certification program. To be considered for admission, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum weighted average of 75% in best 10.0 University credits at the time of application.
  • Minimum weighted average of 75% in best 5.0 SJPS specified credits (including 1.5 Psychology or Sociology credits) from the following list:
    • 1.0 credit: SJPS 1025F/G AND SJPS 1026F/G
    • 1.0 credit: Psychology 1000 OR Sociology 1020
    • 0.5 credit: Psychology 2840F/G OR Sociology 2206A/B OR any other 0.5 credit course in Psychology/Sociology from the SJPS Approved List
    • 0.5 credit: SJPS 2290A/B OR Indigenous Studies 2218F/G
    • 1.0 credit: SJPS 3500E
    • 0.5 credit: SJPS 4404F/G
    • 0.5 credit: SJPS 2301A/B, OR SJPS 2302F/G, OR SJPS 2303F/G, OR SJPS 2304F/G OR SJPS 2305F/G
  • Minimum weighted average of 70% in 3.0 credits to support a second teachable. Please see Faculty of Education’s website for suitable teaching subjects.
  • Successfully complete EDUC 2200E: Perspectives on Schooling

SJPS Students in their final year of study intending to apply via the Direct Pathway MUST also:

  • Submit a King’s Internal Application form by Sept. 30th.
  • Submit an OUAC/TEAS application to the Faculty of Education. These applications are highly recommended to be sent in late Sept- early Oct. to receive feedback on eligibility.
  • Complete CASPER testing with a competitive score

The Direct Admission Pathway is available ONLY to students completing a FOUR-YEAR SJPS Honours Specialization, SJPS Specialization or SJPS Major Module at King’s.

Important Note: Students must be in a current undergraduate degree to be eligible to apply via the Faculty of Education Direct Pathway program.

Students applying to the Faculty of Education Intermediate/Senior program must identify a preferred teaching stream from among five choices. The Urban Education and International Education specialty areas align very well with the Social Justice and Peace Studies program. Additionally, students must also identify a secondary specialty area on their application.

In addition to King’s requirements, students need to meet all the other requirements for admission to the Faculty of Education.

**These requirements are subject to change. For additional information, please consult your Academic Advisor or program coordinator, Dr. Allyson Larkin: for any updates. DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 30th.

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