Admissions Requirements

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Elementary Education BA On campus Conditional 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/A Department Faculty and Chair Yes, see details in Catalog N/A