Education Department Policies and Procedures
The Department of Education follows the general policies and procedures established by the University of the Sacred Heart unless otherwise indicated. These are in the catalogue of the institution and can be accessed on the University website www.sagrado.edu
Admission and Exit Criteria
The admission policy for the Education Department differs from the rest of the institution. The required grade point average for admission is 2.50 except for the bachelor’s/ master’s program in Early Childhood which requires a 2.75 grade point average.
Undergraduate students must have at least a 3 grade point average in order to be accepted for the one semester final student teaching experience and to exit the program. This grade point average is consistent with the Department of Education of Puerto Rico teacher certification requirements. Students are given an orientation about theses policies once they enter the program. Students are given a document to sign that they have received the orientation.
The requirements for entry to or retention in and completion of the Teacher Preparation Program are publically available on the program’s webpage. This is the Internet address:
DEPARTAMENTO DE EDUCACIÓN USC: (787) 728-1515, Ext. 2335
Fax: (787) 728-1515, Ext. 2334