Admission to Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) I:
- Application to program
- PRAXIS I at or above cutoff score
- Limited criminal history check completed and approved
- 2.5 grade point average
- “C” or better in core courses
- “C” or better in Educational Psychology 202 and Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 200
- “C” or better in Educational Psychology 341 and Special Education 226 if completed prior to application to BCP I.
Courses to be taken in BCP I:
- CIMT 400 - Teaching III – 3 credits
- CIMT 400L - Teaching III Practicum – 1 credit
- EDUC 368 – Reading in the Content Areas – 3 credits
- EPSY 341 - Education in a Multicultural Society – 3 credits
- SPED 226 - The Exceptional Learner in the Regular Classroom or content area equivalent – 3 credits
- Major methods courses consult the content major departmental advisor
Note: Special Education 226 or the content area equivalent must be completed with a grade of “C” or better in order to enroll in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 400 and 400L. Educational Psychology 341 must be taken prior to or concurrently with Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 400 and 400L.
Procedures and Requirements for Supervised Student Teaching:
Each teaching candidate completes a professional semester of student teaching in accredited schools under the supervision of teachers who meet the qualifications for student teacher supervision. No other course work is permitted during the supervised student teaching.
The following requirements must be met prior to enrollment in supervised teaching:
1. Admission to the Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) II.
2. Completion of a minimum of 20 semester hours of work in residence at Indiana State University.
3. An overall minimum grade point average of 2.5.
4. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 in each teaching content area as well as the overall major.
5. Satisfactory completion of the professional education sequence with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 for these classes and a grade of C or higher in each class. Professional classes may be repeated only once. (See Teaching Curricula section for Middle School/Junior High and Senior High Schools and All School Settings.)
6. Senior or graduate status.
7. Submission of an application for student teaching in the fall at least two semesters preceding the student teaching experience.
8. Students will make a commitment to assume student teaching as a full-time role. While assigned to supervised teaching, students will not enroll in additional course work including correspondence courses, nor plan for any employment or assume any other obligations which would interfere with all-day supervised teaching.
9. The student should assume no obligation that interferes with his or her leaving the campus to live in the community that provides the most appropriate supervised teaching assignment.
Students who have not completed at least 40 hours of work at Indiana State University prior to the semester in which they will do supervised teaching are required to pay $20 per hour of supervised teaching in addition to their registration fees.