The following components are required in all degrees:
General education, major, and verification completion of:
- overall semester hours - 120
- institutional semester hours - 45
- overall advanced hours - 36
- institutional advanced hours - 24
Required General Education courses:
HIST 1301 , HIST 1302 , POLS 1301 , MATH 1304 , CSCD 2341 or SPAN 1411
Two Science courses required one Life Science and one Physical Science, one course must have a lab.
Recommended Science Courses:
BIOL 1400 , PHSC 1400
Other course requirements:
Professional Education courses may not be taken until after students are officially admitted to the teacher education program
Candidates seeking EC-6 Certification must earn a C or better in all Foundation, Supporting and Professional Education courses.
Candidates seeking EC-6 Certification may earn only one D in PHIL, Foreign Language or THSA as long as the cululative GPA requirement is met. These three courses fulfull General Education requirements and are not considered “content” courses per TEA.
Acceptable minor fields:
Required Courses for Additional Certitifcations:
ESL: EDUC 3310 , EDUC 4364
Bilingual - SPAN 1412 , SPAN 2311 , SPAN 2312 , SPAN 3301 , SPAN 3302 , EDUC 3320 , EDUC 4340 , EDUC 4364
Special Education: SPED 4324 , SPED 4351 , SPED 5343