Benchmark 1 – Admission to School of Education

  • ENG W 131 completed with a C or better
  • SPCH-S 121 completed with a C or better
  • Successfully completed 24 or more credit hours with a GPA of 2.5 or better

Benchmark 2 – Admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP)

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in the following courses:
  • EDUC-F 205  must be C or better.
  • EDUC-N 102 must be C or better
  • EDUC-Q 200
  • EDUC-P 250 must be B- or better
  • EDUC-M 201 must pass
  • HIST-H 105/106 must be C or better
  • Writing Sample must pass
  • Interview must pass
  • CASA must be successfully completed or
    • ACT of 24 or SAT (math and verbal only) of 1100
  • Application must be submitted 1 week prior to beginning Methods courses.

Benchmark 3 – Admission to Student Teaching:

  • Student Teaching application submitted by December of the prior academic year
  • All Methods courses successfully completed
  • At least 60% of the minor completed
  • 3.0 average in Methods courses with no grade lower than a C+
  • C or better in ENG-W 290
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better
  • 2.5 or better GPA in each subject area:
  • Humanities
  • Science
  • Math
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Foundations
  • Interview with the Director of Field Experiences
  • Successfully complete the Pre-Student Teaching Portfolio

Benchmark 4 – Program Completion and Graduation

  • All coursework completed with cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better
  • Student Teaching (M425) and Capstone (M420) successfully completed
  • Application for Graduation submitted to Student Records office by deadline

Benchmark 5 – Licensure with State of Indiana

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