1. An overall GPA of 3.0.
2. Students must demonstrate consistently satisfactory written English in all course work.
3. Student Teaching, Supervised Practicum, and Clinical Teaching Lab.
A. Students are required to attain a minimum grade of B in all student teaching, practica and clinical teaching lab courses. Students receiving B-, C+, or C for any one of these courses must apply to the department chairperson for permission to retake that course, which may be repeated only once. Any student who receives a grade of F in a fieldwork or clinical teaching course will not be allowed to continue in the program.
B. Students must complete all required days and hours for each of the student teaching, practica and clinical teaching lab courses. Students not completing the minimum required days and hours will receive a course grade of IN for that course, prohibiting them from graduating.
4. Culminating Activity
Students must perform satisfactorily on a two-part culminating activity (partial requirements of SPED 707, Research Seminar: Issues in Special Education):
a comprehensive research-based oral presentation on a current special education issue
an original written research proposal
a written proposal for competitive grant funding.
5. Students must pass the School of Education technology assessment.