Basic Skills Requirement & Subject Matter Competency

Please carefully review the following information about the Basic Skills Requirement and Subject Matter Competency. Teacher Education Students must also complete the Basic Skills Requirement (BSR) and Subject Matter Competency (SMR) before beginning Student Teaching I (depending on your class schedule, Student Teaching I is completed during either your second or third semester).

Subject Matter Competency (SMR)

Candidates must complete the Subject Matter Requirement through one of five available options. Please review the CTC website for details on completing this requirement.

CTC Subject Matter Requirements

Basic Skills Requirement (BSR)

Candidates must complete the Basic Skills Requirement through one of eight available options. Please review the CTC website for details on completing the requirement.

CTC Basic Skills Requirement