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College of Education

Entrance to College

The requirements to enter the college in general, premajor status are:

  • 2.00 cumulative grade-point average (CGPA)

Entrance to Major (ETM) Requirements*

ETM Requirements for majors in the College of Education
Major Minimum Cumulative GPA Credits/Courses/Grades Additional Criteria
Childhood and Early Adolescent Education (CEAED), Early Education PK-4 Option (PKED) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 200
  • CI 295A
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • HDFS 229
  • 3 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature
  • 3 credits of GN

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Childhood and Early Adolescent Education (CEAED), English Education Teaching Option (4-8) (ENGED) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 200
  • CI 295B
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • HDFS 239
  • 3 credits of GQ
  • 6 credits of Literature
  • 3 credits of GN

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Childhood and Early Adolescent Education (CEAED), Mathematics Teaching Option (4-8) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 140, 141
  • MATH 200
  • CI 295B
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • HDFS 239
  • 3 credits of Literature
  • 3 credits of GN

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Childhood and Early Adolescent Education (CEAED), Social Studies Education Teaching Option (4-8) (SOCST) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 200
  • CI 295B
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • HDFS 239
  • PLSC 1
  • GEOG 10
  • HIST 20
  • 3 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature
  • 3 credits of GN

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Education and Public Policy (EPP) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Secondary Education (SECED), Biological Sciences Teaching Option (BISC) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 140
  • PSYCH 100
  • CI 295
  • EDPSY 14
  • CHEM 110, 111, 112, and 113
  • BIOL 110
  • BIOL 220W
  • PHYS 211 or 250
  • Additional GQ selection
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

40 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Secondary Education (SECED), Chemistry Teaching Option (CHEM) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 140 and 141
  • PSYCH 100
  • CI 295
  • EDPSY 14
  • CHEM 110, 111, 112 and 113
  • BIOL 110
  • PHYS 211 and 212
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

40 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Secondary Education (SECED), Earth and Space Science Teaching Option (ESP) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 140
  • PSYCH 100
  • CI 295
  • EDPSY 14
  • CHEM 110, 111, 112, and 113
  • BIOL 110
  • PHYS 211 or 250
  • Additional GQ selection
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

40 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Secondary Education (SECED), English/Communication Teaching Option (ENGCO) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • PSYCH 100
  • CI 295
  • EDPSY 14
  • ENGL 202A or 202B or 200-level writing course
  • CAS 100A
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

40 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Secondary Education (SECED), Mathematics Teaching Option (MATH) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 140
  • MATH 141
  • MATH 220
  • MATH 230 (or 231 and 232)
  • PSYCH 100
  • CI 295
  • EDPSY 14
  • CMPSC 101 or 121
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

40 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Secondary Education (SECED), Physics Teaching Option (PHYS) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 140
  • MATH 141
  • PSYCH 100
  • CI 295
  • EDPSY 14
  • CHEM 110, 111, 112, and 113
  • BIOL 110
  • PHYS 211
  • PHYS 212
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

40 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Secondary Education (SECED), Social Studies Teaching Option (SOCST) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • EDPSY 14
  • PSYCH 100
  • CI 295
  • HIST 20
  • HIST 21
  • PLSC 1
  • ECON 104
  • GEOG 10
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

40 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Special Education (SPLED) 3.00

48 credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • MATH 200
  • EDPSY 10
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDPSY 101
  • EDTHP 115
  • PSYCH 100
  • PSYCH 212
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Workforce Education and Development (WFED), Health Occupations Education Option (HOED), Instructional Education Option (IED), Occupational Home Economics Education Option (OHEED), Industrial Training Option (INDTR), Non-Certificate Option 3.00; INDTR option requires a 2.00

48 credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • WFED 101
  • ECON 102 or 104
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature

Qualifying scores on the PRAXIS core reading and writing tests*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

World Languages (K-12) Education (WLED), Bilingual Education Teaching Option 3.00

48 credits

Courses required: See student's chosen world language

This major must be pursued in conjunction with a World Languages Education degree in a specific language. See the entrance-to-major requirements for options in French, German, Latin, Russian, or Spanish.

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

World Languages (K-12) Education (WLED), English as a Second Language Teaching Option (ESL) 3.00

48 credits

Courses required: See student's chosen world language

This major must be pursued in conjunction with a World Languages Education degree in a specific language. See the entrance-to-major requirements for options in French, German, Latin, Russian, or Spanish.

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

World Languages (K-12) Education (WLED), French Teaching Option (FR) 3.00

48 credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • CI 295
  • WLED 300
  • HDFS 229
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • FR 1-3 (or proficiency)
  • FR 201 and 202
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature or FR 351 or 352

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

World Languages (K-12) Education (WLED), German Teaching Option (GER) 3.00

48 credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • CI 295
  • WLED 300
  • HDFS 229
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • GER 1-3 (or proficiency)
  • GER 201
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature or GER 310

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

World Languages (K-12) Education (WLED), Latin Teaching Option (LATIN) 3.00

48 credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • CI 295
  • WLED 300
  • HD S 229
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • LATIN 1-3 (or proficiency)
  • LATIN 404
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature (e.g., CAMS 45)

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

World Languages (K-12) Education (WLED), Russian Teaching Option (RUS) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • CI 295
  • WLED 300
  • HDFS 229
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • RUS 1-3 (or proficiency)
  • RUS 204
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature or RUS 304

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

World Languages (K-12) Education (WLED), Spanish Teaching Option (SPAN) 3.00

48 Credits

  • ENGL 15 or 30
  • CI 295
  • WLED 300
  • HDFS 229
  • EDPSY 14
  • EDTHP 115
  • SPAN 1-3 and 100 (or proficiency)
  • SPAN 110 and 215
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature or SPAN 253

Qualifying scores on the SAT, ACT, PECT-PAPA, or PRAXIS CORE*

80 hours of education work experience*

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Notes

Courses in bold require a grade of C or better.

* Cumulative GPA, entrance to major coursework, qualifying scores on the Basic Skills Testing, and work experience hours requirements must all be met prior to entering the major in LionPATH.