SECONDARY CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
For a complete overview of the Residency Teacher Certification Program, visit the School of Education in this Catalog.
Prerequisites 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; cumulative 3.0 GPA, or 3.3 in last 45 credits; and fingerprint clearance. Passing scores on WEST-B test and
having taken the WEST-E test.
Methods and Skills Courses
These courses may be taken independently of each other and the professional quarters. See specific 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 a major; receiving a passing
score on the appropriate WEST-E test; participating in an internship placement
interview; and have 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