|(a) Prior to admission to an educator preparation program
(EPP) leading to the Principal Certificate, an individual must hold
a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
that at the time was accredited or otherwise approved by an accrediting
organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating
(b) An EPP may adopt requirements for admission in
addition to those required in subsection (a) of this section.
(c) The EPP shall implement procedures that include
screening activities to determine the candidate's appropriateness
for the Principal Certificate as identified in Chapter 227 of this
title (relating to Provisions for Educator Preparation Candidates).