Dec 07, 2023
Program Code: 478*/478B
CIP Code: 13.1011
Dr. Aftynne Cheek, Program Director
General Education Requirements (44 Hours)
Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)
A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in all Professional Education Courses by Teacher Education majors.
To be admitted to the Teacher Education, students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA, completed 45 semester hours, completed criminal background check and successfully completed testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS I CORE (or exempt based on SAT or ACT scores). See Admission to Teacher Education . Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission to Teacher Education, Student Teaching and graduation.
Refer to the Initial Licensure Teacher Education Student Handbook for complete details related to Teacher Education admission, GPA, edTPA, Student Teaching and testing requirements.
Major Requirements (51 Hours)
Each course in major must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) and completed prior to student teaching.
% Recommended to be taken prior to Block I
MUST take concurrently after admission to teacher education before Block II with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
MUST take concurrently after admission to teacher education after Block I with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
# Cannot be taken before being admitted to Teacher Education
Electives (1 Hour)
Taken to total 120 hours. Students who are also completing the Adapted Curriculum may take SPE 4497 - Practicum III (3) # to fulfill 1 hour of elective.
Total Required (120 Hours)
A student must have at least a 2.70 grade-point average to be admitted to the teacher education program and must maintain a 2.70 grade-point average overall through student teaching.