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Elementary Education Admissions Requirements

Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year can be downloaded here.
Applications are due by February 15th (or until cohorts are filled) for admission the following fall.

BA/BS degree or 4/5 complete

GPA = 2.67 overall or 2.75 for last 60 semester units
Low-GPA appeals process available (Contact the Program Coordinator for details)

Subject Matter Competency: pass the CSET Multiple Subjects Exam and the CBEST (or CSET: Writing Skills Test) by August 1, the year you enter the program.

45 hours of early fieldwork observation/participation at least begun prior to Feb. 15 (the application deadline) and completed by April 30.

Computer competency: EDUC 285 at HSU or an equivalent course or pass Preliminary Education Technology (info at Testing Center or www.cset.nesinc.com).

Constitution course: This is generally fulfilled through an undergraduate GE course like PSCI110 or equivalent. If you did not complete a constitution course approved by the CCTC, please check with the Education Office.

Character Clearance: Fingerprinting done and cleared by obtaining a Certificate of Clearance through the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Additional information is available in the Admission Guide (PDF) and at orientation meetings.   

 

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