The office of Educational Support Services is responsible for the evaluation of graduate files to determine whether candidates meet the liberal arts and sciences general education core, and the content areas requirements for secondary studies. Following the acceptance of students to school-based programs, transcripts are evaluated and candidates are notified of their deficiencies. The advisement process is ongoing for candidates with pre-requisite deficiencies who need to fulfill the requirements as co-requisites. This office also verifies each candidates program completion through the major approval process.
Admissions Process Overview
Liberal Arts Requirements
Request for Reevaluation Form
Please submit a catalog description of the course in question and the category for which you would like it to be evaluated directly to the Office of Educational Support Services. Liberal Arts and Science deficiencies can be fulfilled by CLEP examination, community college, or distance education. Pre-approval must be obtained from the Educational Support Services office. Official transcripts must be provided to this office to verify completion of these requirements.
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Examination for Information Retrieval (EIR)
The Examination for Information Retrieval (EIR) is a paper and pencil test. The exam may be taken to waive the CSC5 (overview of computer science) requirement for Undergraduate students and the information retrieval requirement for Graduate students. The examination consists of 20 multiple choice questions. The examination may only be taken once
. An overview of what the exam covers may be obtained from the Office of Educational Support Services. You must schedule to take the exam within 2 weeks of receiving the overview.
Please contact Liudmila Patokina
in the Office of Educational Support Services to schedule the exam.
Program of Study
Secondary Education Content Core Requirements