Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Secondary/EC-12 Teacher Certification


Students seeking certification to teach in the secondary schools of Texas, or at all levels in the fields of art, music, physical education, Spanish, and theatre must: (a) major in an approved teaching field and complete all major study and related requirements for a baccalaureate degree in that field, and (b) comply with teacher certification requirements. Requirements to establish a major field of study are located within the individual college sections of the catalog.

In addition to these requirements, students seeking a certificate to teach in the secondary schools of Texas must complete:


  1. The baccalaureate degree with an academic major.
  2. The University’s General Education requirements, including the Core Curriculum Program. (See “General Education Requirements ” in the  “Undergraduate Programs ” section of this catalog; see also “Core Curriculum Program .”)
  3. Three semester hours of reading; READ 3353 - Content Area Reading for Secondary Students^ .
  4. Either secondary or EC-12 course work (see below)
  5. A passing score on the appropriate TExES tests

Either secondary or EC-12 course work as listed below:


A. Secondary


Twelve semester hours of professional education:

Twelve semester hours of student teaching:

B. EC-12


Twelve semester hours of professional education:

Twelve semester hours of student teaching: