Jun 19, 2019  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

English Teacher Certification Concentration

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(21 Credits Plus 32 Professional Education Credits)

To be eligible for teacher certification, you must earn a GPA of 2.00 or higher in each general education area. You should work closely with your advisor to ensure completion of general education requirements. You must also earn a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher in your major area and the professional education courses. Each professional education course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

The School of Education requires that you first complete EDUA  F300, EDUC W200/M101, and EDUC K201 before you are permitted to take professional education courses. Prior to your junior year, you must successfully complete the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) before admission to the teacher education program. The PRAXIS II Specialty Area Exam must be completed before or during the student-teaching semester, normally in your senior year.

Program Requirements

  • Credits in one additional course in language study Credits: 3
  • Credits in one course in ethnic, minority, or non-Western literature Credits: 3
  • Credits in one course in Western literature other than British or American Credits: 3
  • Credits in one course in mass communication, including journalism and film Credits: 3 
  • Credits in one additional course, 300 level or higher, in writing, literature, language study, or mass communication Credits: 3

School of Education Requirements

Prior to being admitted to the teacher education program, you must complete Group I courses and pass the PPST.

Middle School Certification (Recommended)

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