Students must complete 12 hours of Student Teaching
(Pre: minimum 2.7 cumulative 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 (54 Hours)
not including 12 hours counted in Area I, 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 III. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.