Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Retention in the Teacher Education Program

To be retained in the Teacher Education Program, students must:

  1. Maintain a cumulative 2.75 grade point average in all course work.
  2. Secondary Education certification candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in their major courses.
  3. Give evidence of satisfactory professional growth.
  4. Show promising development in course work and field experiences.
  5. Demonstrate behavior that is ethically and morally responsible.

At the end of the junior year, the teacher education staff will review each student's progress and advise each according to the findings. A student found in violation of any of the above criteria will be placed on probation for the preceding semester.  Each semester thereafter, progress will be evaluated for continuance in the program.


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