SECONDARY CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
For a complete overview of the Residency Teacher Certification Program, visit the School of Education in this Catalog.
Foundation Quarter Prerequistes
Prerequsites include official admission to SPU; sophomore standing (45 credits); cumulative 2.8 GPA or 3.0 GPA in last 30 credits; start a file in the School of Education (please contact the education office to obtain paperwork); approved general psychology or general sociology class with a grade of C or better.
Prerequisites include successful completion of the Foundations Quarter;
junior standing (90 credits); admission to the School of Education; and fingerprint clearance. Passing score on WEST-B test and
having taken the WEST-E/Praxis II test.
Methods and Skills Courses
These courses may be take independently of each other and the professional quarters. See secific course descriptions for prerequisites. A student must receive a grade of C or better in all methods and skills courses to be recommended for certification.
Integrated and Internship Quarters
Prerequisites include successful completion of the Methods Quarter;
completion of 15 upper-division credits in your major; receiving a passing
score on the appropriate WEST-E/Praxis II; participating in an internship placement
interview; and having senior standing (135 credits).
Integrated and Internship Quarters must be taken sequentially and a grade of B or better is required for Secondary Internship A and B.
Requirements for the Secondary Certification Requirements