A grade of “C” or higher is required in all courses applied to certification. This includes all major, minor, and education courses. For elementary candidates, it also includes certain General Education courses that meet certification requirements. See your advisor with any questions.
Students enrolling in EN 201 as of Fall, 2015 must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in order to remain eligible for the education program.
Students who successfully completed EN 201 in the Spring, 2015 semester or a prior semester are required to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in order to remain eligible for the education program.
Competency Test Information:
Passing scores on all three portions (Reading, Mathematics, and Writing) of the Professional Readiness Examination (PRE) or Michigan Basic Skills Test (MBST), or approved alternate measures, or an approved combination of PRE scores and approved alternate measures are required to enroll in the Education program. The PRE replaced the MBST in October, 2013. Interested students should contact the School of Education for an evaluation of alternate measures. The PRE is required for students who do not have approved alternate measures. Comprehensive information, including a study guide, test dates, and registration, is available here:
Prerequisites for EN 201 Introduction to Education
The following prerequisites must be met to enroll in EN 201 as of the Fall, 2015 semester:
- sophomore class standing, a minimum of 28 credits successfully completed; and
- a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00; and
- approved PRE scores and/or alternate measures as described above.