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Early Childhood through Grade 6 Generalist

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Students planning to be certified to teach early childhood through grade 6 (EC-6) will secure an interdisciplinary academic major and meet the appropriate general studies requirements. To be eligible for Texas certification, students will follow the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) EC-6 standards. Students follow a course of study which includes the following components: (1) General Studies, (2) Professional Responsibility, and (3) an Interdisciplinary Academic Major which includes 42 upper-leve semester hours.

Students must be admitted into the Educator Preparation Program according to the policies set by the College of Education.

 

I. General Studies Requirements (54-70 semester hours)
II. Professional Responsibility (15 semester hours):
ECHE 4360, EDUC 2312, 3312, 4010, 4021, and 4608 (S-L)
 
III. Interdisciplinary Academic Major (48-56 semester hours):
  A. Pedagogy:
 

EDUC 4314, 4318, GSCI 4320, READ 3330, 4332, 4335, 4336, 4337, 4338, SOST 4340 and TECH 4320

  B. Content:
 

EDUC 3302, 4312, HIST 4309, MATH 3303 and 3304

(B.A.) GEOL 1401, PHSC 1401 (These two courses are included in General Studies  requirements for B.S. majors)

 

Total Credit Hours Required                                     126-143

NOTE: Degree plan subject to adjustment as state policy changes.

Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs

DBU also offers Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's degree programs:

for qualifying undergraduate students.

 

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

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Certification Programs:
General Studies Requirements for Teacher Certification
Early Childhood through Grade 6 Generalist
Grades 4 through 8 Certification
Grades 7 through 12 Speech Certification (Communication Studies)
Grades 7 through 12 Certification
Early Childhood through Grade 12 Certification
Grades 8 Through 12 Computer Science Certification

 

Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs:

B.A. Early Childhood - 6 Generalist/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. 4-8 English Language Arts Certification/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A./B.S. Early Childhood – Grade 6 Generalist Certification/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Early Childhood – Grade 6 Generalist Certification/M.Ed. Special Education
BA/BS in Kinesiology/MEd Kinesiology

 

Contact the College of
Education :
214.333.5413
or
1.800.460.1328

 
 

 

 
 
 
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