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Admission to P-12 Teacher Education

When Can A Prospective Student Enter The Teacher Education Concentration?

The prospective student, native or transfer, must seek admission when he/she has been accepted into the College. A prospective student may seek admission after completing at least 12 credits of SUNY Brockport coursework and obtain a SUNY Brockport GPA of 2.5 or better. The steps to follow in seeking admission are outlined below.

Admission Requirements

All transfer, second degree, native or students who are interested in pursuing the physical education teacher preparation concentration must

  1. Complete at least 12 credits of SUNY Brockport coursework and no more than 30% of the credits used to calculate the GPA can be from activity classes. Also obtain a SUNY Brockport GPA of 2.5 or better. It is recommended native students apply in their 1st or 2nd semester sophomore year.
  2. Enroll in PEP 441 [Introduction to Teaching Physical Education]
  3. Obtain a grade of "C" or better in PEP 441 in order to be eligible to admission into the Teacher Education concentration.
  4. Student may only retake a methods class one time to obtain a grade of "C" and continue in the Physical Education Teacher Education concentration.

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