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This is for students graduating before August 2013

In addition to Penn State Lehigh Valley, some teacher certification programs can be completed at Penn State Altoona, Penn State Berks Campus, Penn State Delaware County, Penn State Harrisburg, or University Park. Consult an Education adviser for details. 

Note: Students who want to enter any teacher certification program must complete the following requirements:
  1. Complete the following entrance-to-major non-course requirements by the end of the third (3rd) semester:
    1. Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.00.
    2. Pass three (3) PRAXIS PPST exams in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.
    3. Complete the eighty (80) hour Work Experience requirement.
  2. Complete the following entrance-to-major course requirements by the end of the fourth (4th) semester:
    1. Engl 15 or Engl 30.
    2. Quantification for six (6) credits. {This will fulfill six (6) credits of General Education - Quantification (GQ).}
    3. Literature Selection. {This will fulfill three (3) credits of General Education - Humanities (GH).}
    4. EdThP 115. {This will fulfill three (3) credits of United States Cultures (US).}
    5. EdPsy 14.
    6. C I 295 for two (2) credits.
    7. HDFS 229, EdPsy 10 or Psy 2 and Psy 213.
    8. Hist 20 or Hist 21. {This will fulfill three (3) credits of General Education - Humanities (GH).}
    9. Natural Sciences for three (3) credits. {This will fulfill three (3) credits of General Education - Natural Sciences (GN).}


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