Teacher Education

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Elementary Education BAOn campusConditional Admission Requirements:

*Be admitted to UIS

*Complete the TEP formal application form

*Establish ELIS account

*Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.0 scale) for all college work

*Pass a fingerprint check

*Meet with the TEP Initial Advisor

*Submit official transcripts from all higher education institutions (except UIS) to Department

*Complete the mandatory TEP Orientation

Full Admission Requirements:

To be considered for full admission, a student must meet the criteria for conditional admission in addition to the following requirements:

*Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) for all college work

*Have a minimum GPA of 2.75 in content major

*Have a minimum GPA of 3.00 in all TEP course work

*Pass the Test of Academic Proficiency from the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) or equivalent

*Complete and provide documentation for at least 30 hours of appropriate Service Learning work with school-aged children in an educational setting

*Complete and provide documentation for the TEP Health and Safety Training (minimum score of 200/230) and Mandated Reporter Training provided by the Department of Child and Family Services

*Complete an Orientation to Methods Courses

*Complete all TEP introductory courses

*Complete all TEP core corses
N/ADepartment Faculty and ChairYes, see details in CatalogN/A