Our four-year graduation plan allows you the opportunity to become eligible for certification to teach grades 1-6 in four years.
Suggested course sequencing
15-17 hours each semester is recommended; however, in order to complete this program in four years, summer school or high school dual enrollment credit hours are necessary.
All statements in this document concerning requirements, prerequisites, conditions or other matters are for informational purposes and are subject to change. Effective academic advisement is a partnership, with advisees sharing in the responsibility.
Check out the course rotation before scheduling your classes.
Requirements for admission to Teacher Education include: Passing all sections of the Missouri State Board of Education entry examination, completion of the Missouri Educator Profile (MEP), COM 115 completed “C”>, ELE 302 completed “C”>, a 2.75 GPA and Family Care Safety Registry on file. When requirements are met, the PEC will evaluate your credentials for admission to T.E. There is no application to fill out.
As per DESE directives, GPA requirements listed below are effective fall 2013:
2.75 overall GPA for admission to Teacher Education program
2.75 overall GPA and 3.00 content (major) GPA for assignment to supervised teaching
2.75 overall GPA, 3.00 content (major) GPA and 3.00 GPA in Professional Education for graduation &
(Individual programs will determine at what point in the program content GPA applies)