EDUC 499 - Entrance into the Non-Master’s Alternative Program
Candidates planning to earn their initial certification through a post-baccalaureate non-master’s program must register for EDUC 499. The portal course includes mandatory attendance at workshop(s) designed to assist candidates in completing the EDUC 499 packet required for official admission into the post-baccalaureate certificate teacher education program, including submission of official ACT/SAT/Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators scores, passing Praxis content exam scores, and course requirements. Candidates are required to submit the EDUC 499 packet prior to the end of the semester to receive a grade of Satisfactory (S) for the course. If all components of the packet are not met and/or the packet is not submitted by the indicated due date for the semester, a grade of Unsatisfactory (U) will be assigned. A grade of Satisfactory in this portal course is required to enroll in any 300 or 400 level education, educational technology, or special education courses.
Candidates are required to complete all components of the packet by the due date indicated in the course calendar. No incomplete grades will be assigned for this course.
Refer to Teacher Education Preparation Portals page of the Academic Catalog for additional portal requirements.
Prerequisite(s): University acceptance into a post-baccalaureate teacher education pathway; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 at time of baccalaureate degree conferral; submission of passing scores on either the (ACT, SAT, or Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators exam) or Praxis content exam; and permission of department head.
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): EDUC 110.
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