Exit Criteria for Certification Recommendation

Exit criteria are published as part of the Dickinson College Education Department web site. They include:

  • A cumulative 3.0 grade point average
  • Completion of all courses specified on the Education Advising Sheet
  • Completion of all courses listed on the content area Advising Sheet
  • Completion of two mathematics or quantitative reasoning courses
  • Completion of a literature course with an ENGL prefix
  • Completion of an English composition or writing intensive course
  • Passing scores on required PAPA* and Praxis II tests
  • Graduation with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from Dickinson College or other approved institution
  • Satisfactory evaluation on the end–of-semester PDE 430 Pennsylvania Statewide Evaluation Form for Student Professional Knowledge and Practice
  • Completion of all procedural requirements
* or Praxis I if before 4/2/12.