Admission to Upper-division Early and Special Education Standing for Certificate Programs
The Department of Early and Special Education requires all early and special education certificate students to apply for admission to upper-division early and special education standing. To be admitted to upper-division early and special education standing, a student must meet the following criteria prior to enrolling in 300-level and 400-level early and special education courses with the prerequisite of “upper-division early and special education standing.” Early and special education certificate students enrolling in these upper-division early and special education courses without approved upper-division standing will be withdrawn administratively from the courses. Students enrolled in a degree seeking program in Teacher Education will be required to follow procedures to be admitted to Teacher Education prior to enrolling in upper-division courses.
Minimum Criteria for Admission to Upper-division Early and Special Education Standing
- Admission to Boise State.
- Completion of the following lower-division courses with a C or better in each course
- CIFS 203 or PSYC 441
- ESP 223 or PSYC 309
- ESP 250 or ESP 350
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher across required lower-division courses.
- At least 36 credits (including coursework in progress at the time of application).