Grades 7 through 12 Certification

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Students planning to be certified to teach Grades 7-12 will secure a major in either biology, English, history, mathematics, natural science, or speech communication. To be eligible for Texas certification, students will also follow the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) standards for Grades 7-12.

Students follow a course of study which includes the following components: (1) General Studies, (2) Professional Responsibility courses, (3) major in either biology, English, history, mathematics, natural sciences, or speech communication, and (4) sufficient electives to complete the 123-credit-hour minimum for the bachelor's degree, which includes 42 upper-level semester hours. Students must be admitted into the Educator Preparation Program according to the policies set by the College of Education.

Retention in the Educator Preparation Program:

Students must maintain and graduate with an overall institutional GPA of 3.0 and must maintain and graduate with an institutional GPA of 3.0 in his or her teaching field/academic concentration.

Grades 7-12 Certification: English Language Arts
Grades 7-12 Certification: History
Grades 7-12 Certification: Life Science (Biology Major)
Grades 7-12 Certification: Mathematics
Grades 7-12 Certification: Science (Natural Sciences Major)
Grades 7-12 Certification: Speech Communication

 

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Certification Programs:
Early Childhood through Grade 6 Generalist Certification
Grades 4 through 8 Certifications
Grades 4-8 English Language Arts
Grades 4-8 Mathematics
Grades 4-8 Science
Grades 7 through 12 Certifications
Grades 7-12 English Language Arts
Grades 7-12 History
Grades 7-12 Life Science (Biology Major)
Grades 7-12 Mathematics
Grades 7-12 Science (Natural Science Major)
Grades 7-12 Speech Certification (Communication Studies Major)
Grades 8 Through 12 Computer Science Certification
Early Childhood through Grade 12 Certification
Grades EC-12 Music Education (Choral)
Grades EC-12 Physical Education (Kinesiology Major)

 

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

 

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