Wilkes University

GPA and Basic Skills Test Requirements

Agreement of Understanding
Teacher Education GPA and Requirements for Test of Basic Skills

Please take careful note of the following requirements for students pursuing teacher certification at Wilkes University:

1. A student must have a final course grade of 2.5 in ED 180: Educational Psychology before proceeding to ED 190: Effective Teaching with Field Experience and ED 191:Integrating Technology into the Classroom.

2. A student must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 in order to register for ED 190 and ED 191.

3. A student must earn a final course grade of 2.5 in ED 190 and ED 191 and an overall GPA of 2.85 prior to registering for 200 level Education courses.

4. A student must take and pass a test of basic skills—Reading, Writing, and Mathematics or have the required SAT scores and have a 3.0 GPA prior to registering for any 300-level Education course and content methods course.


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