Student Teaching Program Admission Requirements

Elementary Education Requirements:

  1. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on all college work attempted, with a grade of C or better in ENG 164, ENG 165, MTH 184, and MTH 185.
  2. Ready for graduation in student teaching semester or following term.
  3. Must have completed EED 374, SPD 231, and LS 361.
  4. At least 18 hours in Specialization with 2.5 GPA.
  5. Completion of EED 434, 435, 436, and 6 hours required RDG with a grade of C or better and a 2.5 GPA.
  6. Completion of all required courses in elected endorsement fields (SPD, BSL, or ECE) with a GPA of 2.5.

Secondary Education Requirements:

  1. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on all college work attempted.
  2. Senior standing with:
    • Eighteen semester hours in each teaching field with a GPA of 2.5 in each.
    • Nine semester hours of professional education with no grade below C and a 2.5 GPA.
  3. Recommendation of division/department for each teaching field. 

Process:

Submit the following to the Director of Field Experiences by February 1 for student teaching in the fall semester and by September 1 for student teaching in the spring semester:

  1. Completed Application for Student Teaching.
  2. Current transcript which includes all college work attempted

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