HPE GPA requirement: 2.0 cumulative GPA required for declaration, 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission into the teacher education program, 2.7 cumulative GPA required for retention in the teacher education program, and 2.7 cumulative and 2.0 major GPA required for graduation.
HPE grade requirements: All HPE majors must earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in each required course in the major.
A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each course. To be admitted to teacher education (TE), students must take and satisfy testing requirements for all areas of Praxis I Core (Reading, Writing & Mathematics); SAT or ACT scores may be used in lieu of Praxis I core provided required minimum scores are met. Praxis II Specialty Area Exam is required prior to Student Teaching. For teacher education admission criteria, testing requirements and additional information, please refer to the Undergraduate Teacher Education Handbook listed under Quick Links at www.ced.appstate.edu.