The admission process to the College of Education, Humanities and Social Studies does not automatically admit students into the Department of Education. Students must complete a prescribed set of requirements, and then apply for admission to a Teacher Education Program.
Step One: Students must complete and document the following.
- Completed application on file in the CARE Center (come to the CARE Center to begin the application process)
- Completed a minimum of 45-60 credit hours to include 48 hours of the General Education Curriculum
- Passed each component of PRAXIS I Test (Reading, Writing, Mathematics) or exempted with 1650 on the reading, writing and mathematics components on the SAT or 24 on the ACT
- Earned a 2.75 cumulative grade point average
- Completed a minimum of 45 hours in a practicum (Pre-STEP)
- Documented proof of acceptable medical health (Brooks Health Center will complete the medical form for a fee of $10.00 any day, except Thursday)
- Documented proof of acceptable Speech and Hearing Screening (The Speech and Hearing Clinic on campus will administer the test free on Fridays)
- Submitted two letters of recommendations (a major professor, and a general reference from a professional who knows you well)
- Completed self-assessments of the Character Screening and Disposition Survey
- Passed the English Proficiency Exam, enroll in ENGL 111 or exempted by passing the writing component of PRAXIS I
Step Two: Sit for the Writing and Interview Assessments
Step Three: Positive Evaluation or Remediation
Step Four: Files Transferred to the Office of Clinical Experiences and Evaluation