Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Unit before taking Professional Education courses. This process is competitive; the number of students admitted each semester is limited. Admission is based on grades (2.75 GPA) and other measures. For more information on this Admission process, visit the Teacher Education Program Admissions page.
Criteria required semester before completing online application:
30 college level credits completed with no more than 4 credits of pass/no credit courses
Cumulative G.P.A. of at least ≥ 2.75 based on 30 most recent credits including all credits per semester
B grade or better in a 3-credit college level writing course (ENG 111 if taken at WSU)
B grade or better in a 3-credit college level speech course (CMST 191 or 192 if taken at WSU)
C grade or better in a 3-credit college level math course (Math 202 is required for Elementary and Early Childhood majors)
Early Clinical experience; clinical hours ≥ 15 hours:
Can be met by taking college level course(s) with clinical hours (including courses enrolled in the semester of the TE Admission application). Syllabus/clinical hour evaluation needed if non-WSU course.
Can be met through a comparable work or volunteer experience completed after high school graduation. Complete Early Clinical Form with supervisor and return to 212 Cathedral.