Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.
Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)
A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each professional education course. CI 2300 & FDN 2400 are required prior to admission to Teacher Educ.
NOTE: 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.
Cumulative 2.7 GPA; All courses in professional core must be completed with minimum grades of “C” (2.0) prior to student teaching, along with other courses (including methods and reading) identified within the major.
Language Requirements (3 Hours)
Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:
(A higher-level language course that requires one of the above listed courses as a prerequisite may also be used to fulfill the language requirement.)
Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.
Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.
Major Requirements (43 Hours)
A 2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements and Required Cognate. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. Honors sections are indicated by section number - 410 on the Schedule of Classes.