Admissions to the School of Education


Bachelor of Science


Major: Elementary Education

  1. An earned AA degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  2. A passing score on The General Knowledge Test.
  3. Required Program Prerequisites (grades of C or better) and electives for the Associate in Arts Degree (minimum of 24 credit hours)
    • EDF 2005 Intro to the Teaching Profession1
    • EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators1
    • EME 2040 Intro to Technology for Educators1
    • PSY 2012 General Psych.1 or DEP 2004 Dev. Psych.

Major: Secondary Biology

  1. An earned AA degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  2. A passing score on The General Knowledge Test.
  3. Required Program Prerequisites (grades of C or better) and electives for the Associate in Arts Degree (minimum of 23 credit hours):
    • EDF 2005 Intro to the Teaching Profession 1
    • EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators1
    • EME 2040 Intro to Technology¬† for Educators1
    • PSY 2012 General Psych.1 or DEP 2004 Dev. Psych.
    • BSC 1010 and 1010L Biological Science I and lab2
    • BSC 1011 and 1011L Biological Science II and lab2
    • BSC 1093C Anatomy and Physiology I and lab2
    • Natural science elective course (3 credit hours)
      The following courses (or 8 hours of physics with lab):
      • CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry I and lab2
      • CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry II and lab2

1 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in social sciences (in addition to specific WOH or EUH requirement)

2 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in natural sciences


Major: Secondary Mathematics

  1. An earned AA degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  2. A passing score on The General Knowledge Test.
  3. Required Program Prerequisites (grades of C or better) and electives for the Associate in Arts Degree (minimum of 24 credit hours):
    • EDF 2005 Intro to the Teaching Profession
    • EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators1
    • EME 2040 Intro to Technology for Educators1
    • PSY 2012 General Psych.1 or DEP 2004 Dev. Psych.
    • STA 2023 Statistics2
    • MAC 2311 Calculus with Analytical Geometry I2
    • MAC 2312 Calculus with Analytical Geometry II2
    • College level math electives (6 credit hours)2

1 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in social sciences (in addition to specific WOH or EUH requirement)

2 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in mathematics


Major: Middle Grades Science Education

  1. An earned AA degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  2. A passing score on The General Knowledge Test.
  3. Required Program Prerequisites (grades of C or better):
    • EDF 2005 Intro to the Teaching Profession
    • EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators1
    • EME 2040 Intro to Technology for Educators1
    • PSY 2012 General Psych.1 or DEP 2004 Dev. Psych
    • BSC 1010 and 1010L Biological Science I and lab 2 +
    • BSC 1011 and 1011L Biological Science II and lab2
    • GLY 1XXX Physical Geology and Lab2
    • OCE 1XXXX Oceanography2

+ Students can substitute 8 hours of General Chemistry (CHM 2045/L and 2046/L) or 8 hours of Physics (PHY 1053/L and 1054L) OR (PHY 2048/L and 2049L) in place of 8 hours of Biological Science

1 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in social sciences (in addition to specific WOH or EUH requirement)

2 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in natural sciences

Students are encouraged to take additional science courses, math courses and/or EDE 4935 to fulfill general electives (to reach 120 required credit hours)


Major: Middle Grades Language Arts Education

  1. An earned AA degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  2. A passing score on The General Knowledge Test.
  3. Required Program Prerequisites (grades of C or better):
    • EDF 2005 Intro to the Teaching Profession1
    • EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators1
    • EME 2040 Intro to Technology for Educators1
    • PSY 2012 General Psych.1 or DEP 2004 Dev. Psych

      AND choose (1) Course (3 credit hours) from:

    • AML 2010 Literature of the United States I1
    • AML 2020 Literature of the United States II1
    • ENL 2012 British Literature and Culture I1
    • ENL 2022 British Literature and Culture II1
    • LIT 2110 World Literature I1
    • LIT 2120 World Literature II1

1 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in social sciences (in addition to specific WOH or EUH requirement)

Students must choose a minimum of one additional lower division literature course to satisfy major requirements.

Students are encouraged to take additional LIT, ENL, AML and CRW courses and/or EDE 4935 to fulfill any remaining general electives (to meet 120 total credit hours required).


Major: Middle Grades Mathematics Education

  1. An earned AA degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  2. A passing score on The General Knowledge Test.
  3. Required Program Prerequisites (grades of C or better):
    • EDF 2005 Intro to the Teaching Profession1
    • EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators1
    • EME 2040 Intro to Technology for Educators1
    • PSY 2012 General Psych. or DEP 2004 Dev. Psych1
    • MAC XXXX College level math course2
    • MAC 2311 Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry I2
      (typical prerequisite sequence of MAC 1105, MAC 1140 and MAC 1114)

1 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in social sciences (in addition to specific WOH or EUH requirement)

2 Courses can be used to satisfy general education requirements in mathematics

Students are encouraged to take additional math courses and/or EDE 4935 to fulfill general elective hours (to reach 120 credit hour requirements)