Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees
To qualify for a degree, candidates may choose to meet the requirments of the current bulletin or of any bulletin in effect between the dates of their matriculation and graduation, provided that the period between such dates does not exceed six years and provided they were enrolled during this year of the bulletin chosen. In the event students serve on active duty with the armed forces of the United States between dates of their matriculation and graduation, the six-year limit will be extended one year for each year of active duty served, up to a maximum extension of four years.
Degree Plan Requirements
Each Student is held responsible for meeting the requirements of a degree program as degree program asoutlined in the General Bullentin and by the major/minor advisers and dean.
Each student is encouraged to file an Official Degree Program as early as possible, but no later than the completion of 100 hours or at least two semesters prior to his/her anticipated graduation date.
The appropriate adviser and the dean of the college in which the student is registered must approve any changes in the student's Official Degree Program in writing. If the degree program is planned to also lead to a teaching certificate, the dean of the College of Education also must approve any change.
Student Service and Advising Center
The Perkins College of Education Student Advising Center is located in McKibben Education Building Room 118. The advising center offers the following services for all Perkins College of Education majors.
Become a Teacher
Receive up to $4,000 per year (full time) with a total of $16,000 for undergraduate study and $ 8,000 for graduate programs with the TEACH Grant Program.
This grant is available to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. If, after reading the information on the TEACH Grant website you are interested in learning more about the grant, you should contact the SFA Financial Aid office.