College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > History > Student Resources > Advising FAQ > TEACH Program
To be eligible for the program, you must:
1. be a declared History major at DePaul University; 2. have reached junior status with at least 88 completed quarter hours or at least 16 completed quarter hours at DePaul if a transfer student; 3. have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; 4. be enrolled in or finished with the prerequisite Junior Year Experiential Learning course, TCH 320: Exploring Teaching in an Urban High School.
You will need to take at least one class in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, and Psychology in this program. We strongly suggest that you complete as many of these courses as possible during your first two years. Here is a list of recommended social science classes:
ANT 102 (SSMW domain course)ECO 101 or 106 (SSMW domain course)GEO 101 (SI course)PSC 120 (SSMW domain course)SOC 101 (SSMW domain course)PSY 105 (SSMW domain course)
Note that all of these classes fulfill either a Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Inquiry or a Scientific Inquiry requirement. If you’ve already completed these requirements, please e-mail to the TEACH advisor to see what additional social science classes you should take.
Students must submit the following items to The Office of Graduate Admission:
1. Completed application2. $40 application fee3. One official transcript from each college and/or university you have attended4. Two letters of recommendation from professors (at least one from a faculty member in your disciplinary area)5. Statement of purpose indicating professional development goals and related experience (750 words)