Applications for Entry to Teacher Education
Students with a declared major in Early Childhood Education, Birth through Five Education, Health and Physical Education, Middle Level Education, Art Education, Music Education, or Foreign Language Education must complete an application process in order to take most junior and senior level classes (those designated as TEA or TE in the catalog course descriptions). Students must apply for a Criminal Background Check and submit the Application and Tort Liability forms by the appropriate deadline.
Change of College
To change to a program in another college at GSU, students must complete the Change of College form. Download Change of College form
Change of Major
To change to another major within the College of Education, or to add a minor, students must submit a written request to the Office of Academic Assistance and Graduate Admissions. The request must indicate the new major and be signed and dated. Download Change of Major/Add a Minor form
Core (Curriculum Areas A – E)
All students within the College of Education must complete the core curriculum as approved by the University. Download core curriculum information sheet.
Federal Teach Grant Program
The Teach Grant Program is a scholarship loan program available for both undergraduate and graduate students who meet the program guidelines.
HOPE Promise Scholarship
Due to State of Georgia budget issues, the HOPE Teacher and Promise Teacher scholarship loan programs are not available for the academic year 2010-2011.
Students applying for teacher education must first pass the GACE Basic Skills examination given by the Professional Standards Commission of the State of Georgia.All student seeking the College of Education’s recommendation for teacher certification must pass the GACE Content Assessments for their major. All Early Childhood Education students are required to pass the assessments prior to graduation. http://www.gace.nesinc.com/
If you need to predict your grade point average at the end of the term, you may access the Student Advisement Center’s GPA Calculator. If you are applying for entry to a teacher education program, the GPA that is used for admission is your overall gpa—GSU plus all transfer credit. http://www.gsu.edu/es/gpa_calculator.html