College of Education and Professional Studies


All candidates for the Bachelor of Arts in Education, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts Education, Bachelor of Science in Education degrees or who are attempting to qualify for any teaching certificate are required to apply for Admission to Student Teaching and meet the requirements listed below at the time of application or at the end of the semester. Those admitted to student teaching must maintain all admission requirements once accepted.

Requirements (The candidate must):

  • Be accepted into the Teacher Education Program
  • Earn an overall grade point average of 2.75 OR earn a 3.00 or higher in the last 30 hours completed at UCO
  • Complete ¾ of major courses with grades of “C” or better
  • Complete all Professional Teacher Education courses with grades of “C” or better
  • Pass the Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT) with at least the minimum passing score of 240 out of 300
  • Complete foreign language proficiency

Admission to Student Teaching Data Chart

*Passing score is240; total score is 300