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 Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educator (Core) Tests (or be exempt by scoring a minimum of 22 on the Enhanced ACT). A minimum passing score for the State of Tennessee 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 professional core 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 College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Click here for more information regarding TEC Admissions & Appeals
Click here for the online Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program
Faculty: Click here for the online Student Recommendation Form
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