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Teacher Education Program

Candidates must have

  • Earned a 2.5 grade point average or greater
  • Earned grades of C or better in ENG 1110, 1210, and 1250 (or equivalent transfer courses)
  • Completed the General Education Curriculum (GEC)
  • Passed Praxis I or one of the alternatives listed below.

Testing Alternatives

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators

Reading 156
Writing 162
Math 150
Composite Score 468 (scores of three tests must total)

SAT Equivalents

Math+Verbal 1100 Exempt-all parts of Core
Math 550 Exempt-Core Math
Verbal 550 Exempt-Core Reading & Writing

ACT Composite

Cumulative 24 Exempt-all parts of Core
Math 24 Exempt-Core I Math
Verbal 24 Exempt-Core Reading & Writing

Note: Students should provide this information to advisors and/or program coordinators by presenting official SAT or ACT scores meeting the criteria above before or at the time of TEP application completion. This information is accessible through College Board ( if candidates do not have copies of their scores.

Application Process

The Program Director/Coordinator will submit the TEP Application to the Licensure Office in the School of Education, where it will be processed and presented to the Teacher Education Council for approval. You will receive notification of your admission to the program via mail.

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