Department of Education Admission Requirements


Admission to the CCC Teacher Education Program is the beginning of your career in education!

  • Acceptance to CCC – Is your first step toward joining the Teacher Education Program
  • Specific requirements for admission to the program – To be met during freshman & sophomore years
  • Application to program – Takes place in introduction to Education course, January of freshman or sophomore year
  • Transfer students – Will be advised individually by education personnel

Requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program – Don’t panic! We’re here to help you!

  • Level I Statement of Intent for Teacher Education – File during freshman or sophomore year
  • Level I Professional Related Service Requirement– Documentation of 75 contact hours working with K-12 students (jobs, camp, Sunday School, etc.) during high school or college
  • Introduction to Education and related field experience courses – Complete in January of freshman or sophomore year with minimum grade of "C"
  • Level I Application to Teacher Education Program – Complete during Introduction to Education course
  • 30 semester hours of general education coursework – Complete during freshman year with 2.5 GPA (English Comp I and II, general psychology, speech, and math to be passed with minimum grade of “C”)
  • Portfolio Project  – Complete in Introduction to Education with score “Proficient” or higher
  • Strengths Quest Inventory – Take during Freshman Seminar
  • Praxis I basic competency exam  – Take Freshman or sophomore year (Meet minimum state standards)
  • 2 essays – Written for Introduction to Education - “Why I Wish to Teach,” and “My World View”
  • Level I Reference for Admission to Teacher Education Program Provide names and addresses of 3 references during Introduction to Education - pastor, professional (work supervisor) and CCC faculty
When your admissions file is complete, the materials will be reviewed by the Teacher Education Committee. You will receive written notification of committee action.

Pick up and return all forms - Education Office, Second floor of Briner Library, Room 1136

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