Western Kentucky University

School of Teacher Education

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Advisement Information & Checklist For Elementary & Middles Grades Education Majors

The School of Teacher Education provides advisement for the elementary (P-5) and the middle grades (5-9) majors. Advisors will assist you with:

  • individual advising for registration of courses
  • assisting with degree and certification programs
  • approving admission into restricted courses.

Advisement Checklist For Education Majors:

____ Make your advisement appointment EARLY each semester. You do not have to wait for the schedule bulletins to be issued before you receive advisement. Your advisors will take ADVISEMENT APPOINTMENTS ALL SEMESTER.
   
____ Failure to schedule early appointments could result in a delay in course registration.
   
____ When registering for, check for day and time conflicts with your classes.
   
____

Note that any course with a section 600 is an extended campus class (Glasgow, Owensboro, or Elizabethtown).

   
____ If you register for a RESTRICTED CLASS, you must contact the academic department for a course pass. For example, if ART 310 is restricted, you must contact the Art Department for a course pass.
   
____ As a freshman, you are generally not allowed to take any 200 or 300 level courses. See advisor for questions.
   
____ If you make an advisement appointment and cannot make it, please contact your advisor as soon as possible to cancel your appointment. Your advisement slot will then be made available to other students. Failure to do this will be noted.

 

Special  Requirements for Education Majors

Testing Requirements:

  • ACT 21 Composite OR
  • SAT 990 Composite OR
  • Other Testing Options Available, See Advisor for Information

Education students must have a “C” or above in Public Speaking.

Education students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in ENGLISH 100 and ENGLISH 300 or the equivalent courses. Example a “B” and a “C” would be a 2.5 grade point average.

Elementary Education students must complete a BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE class with a LAB.

Advisors

Mrs. Deborah Sloss
Academic Advisor
deborah.sloss@wku.edu
(270) 745-6572
Mrs. Denise Garner
Academic Advisor
denise.garner@wku.edu
(270) 745-3928

 

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 Last Modified 12/4/13