Pre-Admission advising involves working directly with students who have not been formally admitted to Teacher Education. Advisors recommend courses and provide information about Teacher Education admission requirements. One-on-one sessions, group activities focus on professional dispositions, Praxis 1 preparation, Virtual Introduction and other student development services.
Pre-Admission Services include:
- Individual Advising as preparation for admission to Teacher Education Program
- Praxis 1 Assessment Assistance
- Teacher Education Success Guide
- Student Development and Learning Sessions
Steps to Admittance to Teacher Education Program
- Completion of the new General Education requirements.
- Completion of English, Speech, Mathematics and laboratory courses with a 2.0 or better in each course.
- Completion of EDU 2334 (Education, Culture, and Society) with a 2.0 or better as part of the new General Education requirements.
- A cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or better for admission into teacher education. Transfer students must bring a 2.5 GPA or earn the required grade-point average during the first 12 credit hours completed at the university.
- Proof of proficiency in Mathematics, Reading, and Writing as demonstrated on the SAT/ACT or passing Praxis I Assessment.
- Successful completion of a written exam (or proof of exemption based on Praxis I - Writing essay) and interview process.
- Three Teacher Education Reference Forms from faculty members who have taught you.
- Completion of the Teacher Education Application that verifies completion of all the above requirements.