May 29, 2020
Program is not currently accepting students.
Hours required and general/college requirements
A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Education requirements.
All health promotion majors
Health Promotion teacher certification, 36 hours
Other course requirements
Professional education courses, 18 hours
See individual degree audit.
- Admission. To be admitted to teacher education, students must have:
- Completed 60 semester hours with at least a 2.75 GPA
- In all UNT work attempted, and
- Overall. The overall GPA includes all course work transferred plus that taken at UNT;
- Passed the THEA test (with scores of 240 reading, 230 math and 220 writing; contact the Student Advising Office in Matthews Hall, Room 105, for further information on the THEA requirements); and
- Submitted a completed application for admission into the teacher education program (available in the Student Advising Office, Matthews Hall, Room 105) prior to enrolling in the first education course.
- Completion. To receive final approval for teacher certification students must have:
- Fulfilled all requirements of their degree audit;
- Received a grade of C or better for each health promotion course;
- Obtained a 2.75 GPA in each of the following areas: each teaching field, all education courses, all UNT work, and overall;
- Successfully completed student teaching, which includes attending appropriate required seminars and passing a comprehensive teacher preparedness exam; and
- Passed appropriate sections of the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES).
Students should visit the Student Advising Office in Matthews Hall, Room 105, for additional information regarding degree audits. Questions about student teaching and/or the TExES exam should be addressed to the TExES Advising Office in Matthews Hall, Room 103 (940-369-8601).
Students are encouraged to see their academic or faculty advisor each term/semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.