Bachelor of Arts
Becoming a teacher is a serious endeavor. UC education students must first the requirements necessary to be formally admitted to the education department at the end of their sophomore year; later, they must apply to the state to student teach. There are also required comprehensive exams. See below for details.
To be admitted to the Department of Education, students must first be admitted to the University of Charleston.
Students who have gained general admission to the University of Charleston and wish to be admitted to the Department of Education take courses during the first two years at the institution that meet Liberal Learning Outcomes and satisfy Education core requirements. To be officially admitted to the Department of Education, the student must:
Upon completion of the Admission to the Education Department Process, students are fully admitted fully, provisionally admitted, or denied admission to the Department of Education. The student has two semesters to clear all deficiencies.
To be eligible to enroll in student teaching or internship, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
Note:Candidates seeking a certification area degree cannot be concurrently enrolled in student teaching and have recorded deficiencies in any academic course work or be seeking to retake Praxis Core measures that were previously failed. Candidates seeking a non-certification area degree cannot be concurrently enrolled in internship and have recorded deficiencies in any academic course work.