College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
English & Education Requirements
First Two Years in Education
4-5 general education courses including a teacher’s program approved Quantitative/Formal Reasoning (this mean Statistics or Calc, not Philosophy or Comm QFR). You can see approved QFR by running an English TEP what-if audit.
but NOT Values and Culture Gen Ed as that will be fulfilled by Education course EPLS 4180 and NOT Interpretation of Literature as English majors take two Lit, Visual and Performing Arts gen eds instead of Lit gen ed.
World Language sequence if student still needs it
ENGL 2020 or 201* (depending on which major you are doing, 2020 is for English & Creative Writing, 201* Reading & Writing About -- is for regular English)
Volunteer 10 hours in high school and get two letters of recommendation from faculty.
Praxis is no longer needed for admission to the TEP.
Remaining gen eds (still not taking VSD)
EPLS 3000 Foundations of Education
EDTL 4900 Foundations of Special Education
PSQF 1075 Educational Psychology and Measurement
4 English major courses including ENGL 24**/34** and ENGL 23*/33** (pay special attention to time periods and areas required on chart, do not take Lit Theory)
World Language sequence if students still need it
Fall: Apply to TEP by October 1st
Link to information on the application process: https://education.uiowa.edu/apply
Current Dates: Applications for Spring 2023 Teacher Education Program start will be taken from the October 1, 2022, priority deadline through the December 1, 2022, final deadline. TK20 application selections for Spring 2023 will open in mid-August.
English Education (grades 5-12) program guide: https://education.uiowa.edu/current-student-resources#english-education-5-12
College of Education English Education Homepage: https://education.uiowa.edu/areas-study/education-and-teaching/english-education