Professional Development Program (PDP) in Secondary Education, Faculty of Education, SFU

The Professional Development Program (PDP) is the teacher training program at SFU.

 Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests for pre-requisites

  • A four-year Bachelor's degree (120 credits) with one teachable major subject or two teachable minor subjects is required prior to entering the PDP program. Students must have a GPA of 2.5+ on their last 60 credits.
  • Secondary applicants must complete six English credits (a maximum of three credits of English composition may be included) one full term prior to starting the PDP.
  • Students interested in completing SFU’s PDP are advised to contact

Students should refer directly to SFU's Chart of Acceptable Courses (COAC) for an up-to-date Langara-to-SFU course transfer list.

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated June 2021