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Coursework Requirements

Coursework Requirements

University of Illinois Grade Point Average Requirements


The Council on Teacher Education (CoTE) Executive Committee has set a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the following assessment areas:

- University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign;

- overall;

- content; and

- professional education coursework.


The following programs have higher GPA requirements that must be met:

- Music:  2.75 in content and a 3.0 in professional education coursework;

- P.E.:  3.0 in professional education;

- Visual arts:  3.0 in content and professional education coursework;

- Graduate licensure programs have a University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign GPA requirement of 3.0.


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