Teacher Education Program

Requirements for Admission to Teacher Education Program:

  • Successfully complete EDU 130 Introduction to Education (with a grade of C or better)

  • Earn at least 28 semester hours with an overall GPA of 2.75

  • Take the Pre-Professional Skills Test (or be exempt by scoring a minimum of 22 on the Enhanced ACT). A minimum score in each of the areas of Mathematics, Reading and Writing is necessary. Remediation for the test is available upon request by the student

  • Have an up-to-date electronic portfolio approved by the Director of Field Experience

  • Submit a formal application for Admission to Teacher Education

  • Complete a criminal background check through the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

  • Complete interview with the Teacher Education Committee

  • Completion of Recommendation Forms by three FHU faculty members

In determining admission, consideration will be given to such formal factors as emotional health, intellectual alertness, use of English and any disability that could hinder an applicant's ability to function effectively as a teacher. Students may not enroll in upper-division courses (EDU 300 and 400 courses) unless they have been admitted to the teacher education program or have the approval of the Dean of the School of Education.

 

Click here for the online Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program

Faculty: Click here for the online Student Recommendation Form