Application Checklist for Degree Seeking Candidates
Completion of 24 credit hours of approved general education applicable to the program
being pursued with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.75, to include:
EN 101 Freshman Composition 3 (Minimum Grade of C)
MA 116 or MA 110 or MA 112
3 (Minimum Grade of C) (or C or better in a mathematics course with MA 116 as prerequisite)
Social Science General Education Course
Natural Science General Education Course
Additional Approved General Education Courses
Completion of the following professional education courses:
EPIC (Minimum grade of C)1 credits
Educational Psychology (Minimum grade of C)3 credits
University/Professional Recommendation (Direct the writer to the Washburn University Department of Education
for the link to the online recommendation form.)
Note: EPIC Cooperating Teacher Evaluation will be a part of your application.
Professional Conduct Dispositions form signed.
Check Declaration of Major to ensure it is correct.
Reviewed Application with advisor to ensure it is correct.
Grade Point Average/Exam Requirements:
– GPA of 2.75 or better in
24 credit hours of approved
general education courses selected from the Washburn University approved general education list.
–Elementary (K-6), Secondary (6-12) & All Levels( P-12 ) candidates at the time of application to the Professional Teacher Education Program must earn a grade of C or better in major courses depending upon their programs of study. Elementary candidates must earn a grade of C or better in the emphasis courses.
– All students must earn a grade of C or better in the required professional sequence courses.
– An overall cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better.
Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) –
It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that official copies of PPST scores have been submitted to the Department of Educatiion. The minimum acceptable scores are:
Writing 172; Reading 173; and Mathematics 172
. Please see the ETS
for additional information about this requirement.
*Candidates pursuing an Elementary K-6 degree must select and complete one of 5 emphasis areas.
Early Childhood Unified Birth-3rd, Middle School English 5-8, Middle School Math 5-8, Middle School History 5-8, and Adaptive Special Education K-6.