Students desiring Certification as teachers of English should consult with the department’s teacher certification advisor and the College of Education section of the catalog for specific requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program.
*A grade of C or better must be earned and may not be taken on the S/U basis.
†This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized proficiency examination or by passing any foreign language course numbered 201 or any course with 201 as a prerequisite. A maximum of one course may be applied to the Logic/Language/Semiotics Area.
In addition to the requirements for their major, students must meet requirements for the Teacher Education Program, which include the requirements for Admission to Teacher Education, Entry to the Professional Stage, and Program Completion. For information on these requirements, consult the Office of Student Academic Services in the Richard W. Riley College of Education.
Passage of the PRAXIS II Series content area examinations is required prior to entry into the professional stage for all candidates in the teacher education program. For the most current PRAXIS information required for test(s) in your content area, visit the South Carolina Department of Education website.
The student must attain a cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or better in courses taken at Winthrop and a GPA of 2.0 or better in the 36 hours of the required program. The student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in the major in residence at Winthrop University.
For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.
Visit the Department of English website.
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