• Certification 06
  •  Undergraduate Requirements for Admission to the Teacher Education Program

    • The student must have completed an application to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) and that application must be on file in the Dean's office. This application is usually completed in ED 300 [application].
    • On the TEP application the student will indicate when he or she will be ready to be admitted to the TEP. We use this information to know when to check for admission.
    • The student must have requested recommendations from at least three UWA faculty members AND those recommendation forms must be completed and on file in the Dean's office.
    • The student must have a cleared background check through the ABI/FBI. Please go to the following website to find a fingerprint site convenient for you: https: www.cogentid.com/al/index_ade.htm.
    • The student must have earned a passing Score on the Basic Skills Assessment portion of the Alabama Prospective Teacher Test (APTTP). (See http://www.act.org/alabamapttp.)
    • The student must have already completed and passed all required basic curriculum courses.
    • The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or above in his/her overall (all classes counted together) with no grade below "C" in professional education curriculum or in the teaching field curriculum.
    • The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or above in his/her basic curriculum.
    • The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or above in his/her teaching field curriculum with no grade below "C" in this area.
    • The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or above in his/her professional field curriculum with no grade below "C" in this area.