Bachelor of Education Arts

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAMME

The minimum admission qualifications in an undergraduate programme shall be:

  1. C+ for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC);
  2. KNEC diploma or its equivalent.

 Direct Entry

Passed with a minimum of grade C+ in the two (2) teaching subjects in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent in the following subjects – English, Literature, History, Geography, CRE, Kiswahili, Business Studies, Mathematics, and French.

DURATION OF STUDY

Four (4) academic years.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the four-year program, the learner should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills that will enable them be competent educators in the area of pedagogy;
  2. Be knowledgeable in broad areas of Education (Arts);
  3. Relate theories of growth and development with knowledge and skills for teaching students from varied social economic backgrounds; and
  4. Demonstrate a solid foundation that can enable them pursue further studies in Education.

MODE OF DELIVERY OF THE PROPOSED PROGRAMME

The mode of delivery shall be the face to face mode of delivery (Full-time/Part-time).

CLASSIFICATION OF DEGREES

The degree awarded shall be B.Ed. Arts. The Degree awarded shall be classified in accordance with the mean score of the aggregated marks of the unit obtained for the degree course study.  Accordingly, the B.Ed. Arts shall be classified as follows;

Mean Aggregate Marks                             Class of the Degree

80% ≤ Average Mark ≤ 100%                                   First Class Honours

70% ≤ Average Mark < 80%                                      Second Class Honours (Upper Division)

60% ≤ Average Mark < 70%                                      Second Class Honours (Lower Division)

50% ≤ Average Mark < 60%                                      Pass

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

For the award of the degree, a student shall have taken and passed at least 42 units and passed teaching practice.