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College of Education

Bridge and Transfer Students

Bridge and Transfer Students

For Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary (English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies), Special Education, Middle Level ELA and Social Studies and Middle Level Math and Science

Admission to education programs is competitive. Therefore, students interested in transferring into an education program must meet specific academic criteria to be eligible to transfer.  

Criteria for transferring into a College of Education Program:

  • Minimum 2.75 GPA from a student’s previous institution
  • Minimum 30 credit hours of college study, completed after high school graduation, that begin to satisfy the course requirements of the intended major

Criteria for acceptance to the professional level coursework in the College of Education:

  • Completion of one of the following by end of first semester for fall transfers or end of February for spring transfers—
    • Minimum SAT score of 1100,
    • Minimum ACT score of 22, or
    • Passing scores on all sections of the Praxis I: Core Academic Skills for Educators exam (ets.org) 

Recommended Transfer Courses

  • Early Childhood Education (B.A)

    MATH 1150*

    MATH 1160*

    MATH 2160

    Modern Language* (must complete through 2020 level)

    Natural Science w/lab (BIOL)*

    Natural Science w/lab (Physical)

    ENGL 1030*

    PSYC 2010

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    History Requirement 

    (HIST 1010, 1020, 1720, 1730, or 1930)

    *Must Take

  • Elementary Education (B.A)

    MATH 1150*

    MATH 1160*

    MATH 2160

    Modern Language* (must complete through 2020 level)

    GEOG 1030

    ENGL 1030*

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    History Requirement 

    (HIST 1010 or 1020)

    *Must Take

  • Special Education (B.A)

    MATH 1150*

    MATH 1160*

    MATH 2160

    Modern Language* (must complete through 2020 level)

    ENGL 1030*

    History Requirement 

    (HIST 1220 or 1240)

    Natural Science w/lab (BIOL)*

    Natural Science w/lab (Physical)

    GEOG 1030

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    History Requirement 

    (HIST 1010, 1020, 1720, 1730, or 1930)

    *Must Take

  • Middle Level Math and Science

    English 1030*

    Biology 1030 / 1050*

    Math 1060*

    History 1220 or 1240

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    Biology 1040/1060*

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    Anthropology 2010

    Geography 1030

    Statistics 2300

  • Middle Level ELA/Social Studies (B.S)

     English 1030*

    General Education Math

    Natural Science with Lab

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    History 1010

    History 1020

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)*

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    General Education Social Science Req

    History 1720 or 1730

  • Science Teaching: Biological Sciences (B.A) / (B.S.)

    Modern Language* (B.A. only - must complete through 2020 level)

    BIOL 1030 / 1050*

    CH 1010

    BIOL 1040 / 1060

    CH 1020

    MATH 1060*

    History Requirement 

    (HIST 1220 or 1240)

    STAT 2300 or 3090

    ENGL 1030*

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    ANTH 2010 or GEOG 1030

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    *Must Take

  • Science Teaching: Chemistry (B.A)

    Modern Language* (must complete through 2020 level)

    CH 1010*

    CH 1020

    MATH 1060*

    MATH 1080

    PHYS 1220/1240

    ENGL 1030*

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    ANTH 2010 or GEOG 1030

    History Requirement 

    (HIST 1220 or 1240)

    BIOL 1030 / 1050

    *Must Take

  • Science Teaching: Physics (B.A.)

    Modern Language* (must complete through 2020 level)

    CH 1010*

    MATH 1060*

    PHYS 1220 / 1240*

    ENGL 1030*

    MATH 1080

    CH 1020

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)

    Arts & Humanities (Non-Literature)

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    BIOL 1030 / 1050

    ASTR 1010 

    *Must Take

  • Secondary Education: English (B.A)

    Modern Language* (must complete through 2020 level)

    ENGL 1030*

    ENGL 2120

    General Education Math*

    GEOG 1030

    HIST 1730 

    HIST 1720

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    Natural Science with Lab

    PHIL 1010, 1020, or 1030

    Fine Arts Requirement

    Social Science Requirement

    *Must Take

  • Secondary Education: Social Studies-History (B.A)

    Modern Language* (must complete through 2020 level)

    ENGL 1030*

    General Education Math*

    Natural Science with Lab

    HIST 1010

    HIST 1020

    HIST 1730

    GEOG 1010 or 1030

    PSYC 2010 

    ANTH 2010

    ECON 2000

    POSC 1010

    ENGL 2140

    *Must Take

  • Secondary Education: Math (B.A) / Math Teaching (B.S.)

    Modern Language* (B.A. only - must complete through 2020 level)

    MATH 1060*

    ENGL 1030*

    Natural Science with Lab*

    History Requirement 

    (HIST 1010, 1020, 1720, 1730, or 1930)

    PHIL 1020

    PHYS 1220 / 1240

    General Education Cross-Cultural

    Arts & Humanities (Literature)

    COMM 1500 or 2500

    ECON 2000, 2110, or 2120

    CH 1050 or 1060 (B.S. only)

    *Must Take

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