Requirements for Admission and Application for Student Teaching

Submitting an Application

Teaching majors pursuing an undergraduate teaching program, who entered the university in the fall of 2013 or later, must meet the following grade point average requirements:


Decision Point 3: 

Admission to Student Teaching, or to register for student-teaching courses, students must have: 

  • earned grades of C or better in all 300- and 400-level professional education courses; 
  • earned a minimum of 93 hours with overall grade-point average of at least 3.0; 
  • be within 9 hours of completion of content courses; 
  • maintained a grade-point average of at least 2.5 in professional education courses and 2.5 in all content area courses; 
  • satisfied content requirements specified by the student’s licensure area. For specific requirements, students should see the licensure area Web site or handbook;
  • satisfactorily completed the third-level portfolio review; 
  • met ISTE standards at the Professional Preparation level; 
  • maintained clearance from the Division of Student Affairs; 
  • an approved application for student teaching.
Office of Teacher Education Services
TC 205
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-1168