MaconCatalog : Tift College of Education : Admission to the Teacher Education Program
 
Admission to the Teacher Education Program
A student wishing to major in Elementary and Special Education (The Holistic Child-P-5), Middle Grades Education (4-8), Secondary Education (6-12 certification in the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics, Physics, and Political Science), or major in the School of Music (P-12) or minor in Foreign Language certification (P-12) must formally apply for admission to the Teacher Education program.
 
Criteria and Procedures
All students must formally apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Because of the sequencing of courses and because of prerequisite courses for admission, a student should declare his or her specific major or certification intent in the College of Education and should obtain program information from the College and meet with an advisor in the first semester of enrollment.
After a student is admitted to the Teacher Education Program, the student must continue to make satisfactory progress. The College of Education reserves the right to review periodically the progress of each student and also reserves the right to remove any student from a Teacher Education Program for failing to continue to meet the established criteria and policies in effect at the time of admission, and/or for demonstrating conduct that has been judged unethical or illegal based on the Code of Ethics, on the Mercer University Honor Code, on the Standards of Conduct published by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC). If a student is denied admission to Teacher Education, the student must meet any revised admission requirements in effect at the time of re-application.