Total Credits: 125-127
†Changes may occur via the Pennsylvania Department of Education and will be communicated to students through their advisors. Education students must receive a grade of B (3.0) or better in the majority of education classes. Students must have a 2.9 overall GPA and pass PAPA, CORE, or have SAT or ACT scores that are high enough to offer exemption from these assessments to be admitted to teacher candidacy. Please see the Office of Certification for more information on testing. Students must have current criminal record checks, FBI clearances, and child abuse clearances.
*Students must take 6 credits of science electives. In spring of their junior year or fall of their senior year, they must select a course from the following: BCH 451 /BCH 453 , CHEM 386 /CHEM 389 , CHEM 461 /CHEM 463 , CHEM 475 , CHEM 488 , or ENVR 304 . The additional science elective can be any BIOL, BCH, CHEM, MATH, CSCI, PHYS, ENVR, or ESSC course at the 200 level or above.
**Any of these will fulfill the PDE literature requirement: ENGL 131 , ENGL 132 , ENGL 133 , ENGL 134 , ENGL 135 —literary history surveys. ENGL 335 –ENGL 363 —upper-level British literature courses. ENGL 365 -ENGL 376 —upper-level American literature courses.
The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later. Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission. Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at http://Catalog.widener.edu.