Students must complete 12 hours of Student Teaching
Cumulative 2.7 GPA; All courses in professional core must be completed with grades of C (2.0) or higher prior to student teaching, along with other courses (including methods and reading) identified within the major.
To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and take and satisfy testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS (PPST or CBT). The PRAXIS II Area Exams are required for student teaching.
Major Requirements (48 Hours)
Not including 9 hours in Major Requirements E. below counted in General Education Requirements above
2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.
At least 3 hours 2000 level HIS is required prior to taking a 3000 level HIS course; at least 3 hours 3000 level HIS course is required prior to taking a 4000 level HIS course. No more than 15 semester hours from the 2000 level, which includes HIS 2800, may be included to fulfill Major Requirements.