Students admitted to the University in good standing may major in the composite degree in Deaf Education/Elementary Education (DEEE). Upon completion of 30 semester credits, students may apply for admission to the teacher education program. Admission criteria include a cumulative grade point average of 2.75, a passing score on the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services Writing Examination, a speech and hearing test, successful performance on the ACT exam, computer skills competency, and high potential as a teacher as judged by performance in a small-group interview. Students must also complete the following courses prior to application: ELED 1010, ENGL 1010, FCHD 1500, MATH1050, one Breadth American Institutions (BAI) course, one Breadth Physical Sciences (BPA) course, and one Breadth Humanities (BHU) or Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) course. Students who are accepted into the teacher education program may continue with the Deaf education coursework if they continue to improve in their use of American Sign Language and if they continue to receive grades of no less than a B- in all of their COMDDE courses.