For students accepted into the major after August 1, 2014, grades below C in any required coursework in a teaching major or teaching minor will not be accepted. Teacher candidates must maintain a total GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout the program and to qualify for student teaching. For details on admission and retention requirements for teaching majors and teaching minors, see Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Requirements in the undergraduate catalog.
Requirement 2 Complete 1 Course
Complete one of the following courses in fulfillment of the University Core First-Year Writing requirement. NOTE: Students majoring in History Teaching must fulfill the First-Year Writing requirement by completing Wrtg 150 or Phil 150. AP credit in English does not fulfill this requirement.
Requirement 3 Complete 1 Course
NOTE: For majors, Hist 200 should be taken prior to elective courses. It must be completed no later than the sophomore year or in the first semester/term after the major is declared. Hist 200 and 490 combined satisfy the University Core Advanced Written and Oral Communications requirement.