• Admission Requirements

    Express Teacher Certification (ETC) Teacher Preparation Program Admission Requirements:
    Prior to admission to the ETC program, prospective ETC students must meet with the HSU Certification Officer to determine eligibility for the ETC program. At that time, the student must pay a $50 fee for the Certification Officer to review the student’s previous work and develop a postgraduate teacher certification plan. The ETC student must meet the requirements for admission into the HSU Teacher Preparation Program, as follows:

     

    Overall GPA

      • minimum 2.8 (must be maintained throughout the program)

    Math Proficiency

      • THEA: minimum score of 230, or
      • SAT: combined score 1070 or above and Math 500 or above, or
      • ACT: combined score of 23 or above and Math 19 or above

    Writing Proficiency

      • THEA: minimum score of 220, or
      • SAT: combined score 1070 or above and Verbal 500 or above, or
      • ACT: combined score of 23 or above and ENGL 19 or above

    Reading Proficiency

      • THEA: minimum score of 250, or
      • SAT: combined score 1070 or above and Verbal 500 or above, or
      • ACT: combined score of 23 or above and ENGL 19 or above

    Oral Proficiency

      • A or B in COMM 1301 or 1302 or successful completion of program approved oral proficiency exam.

    Content Field 12 hours

      • Students must have completed 12 hours in their content field.

    Please note: TAKS scores do not qualify as proficiencies for admission to Teacher Education. Student must meet all proficiencies within a single assessment (THEA, SAT, or ACT) to meet the standard.

     

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