BS, Major in Education, 4-8 Core

Bachelor of Science, Major in Education, 4-8 Core
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 18
Component Area IV (Language, Philosphy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts) 13
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and behavioral Sciences) 13
Component Area IX (Component Area Option) 14
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1436Foundations Of Science 24
ECON 1100Economics of Social Problems 31
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century 43
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
MATH 1384Intro Foundations of Math I 53
Major Core
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition 63
CIME 2313Teaching as a Profession3
CIME 3327Integ Tech in Middle Grades 73
CIME 3374Human Growth & Learning 83
CIME 3375The Middle Level Child3
CIME 3385The Middle Grades Classroom3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality 93
Major
CHEM 1305
CHEM 1105
Applying Chemistry to Society
and Chemistry in Context Lab
4
HIST 3398Texas & the Southwest3
MATH 2384Functions and Graphs3
MATH 3386Fundmtls of Probability/Stats3
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
4
Field Experience I
READ 3373Content Area Rdg In Mid Grades 103
READ 3374Voc & Word Stdy In Mid Grades 103
Field Experience II
READ 3388Read Methods/Assess-Mid Lev3
READ 3389Lang Arts/Assessment - Mid Lev3
SPED 3301Learn and Instruc Child W/Disa3
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I 113
Field Experience III
CIME 3376Curriculum & Assmt For Mid Grd3
CIME 4334Teaching Math in Middle Grades3
CIME 4335Teaching Science in the Middle Grades3
CIME 4336Teaching Social Studies in the Middle Grades3
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II3
Student Teaching OR 4+1 MED Pre-Intership Block 129-12
Student Teaching
Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
Teacher Education Capstone
4+1 MED Pre-Internship
Adv Techniques & Mthds Instr
Adv Mths Classroom Mgt & Disc
Assessment Of Learning
Elective (3 SCH) 12
Total Hours126-129

Notes 

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU. Please check prerequisites for Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching. Each field experience block must be completed successfully, in order to progress through the field experience sequence.

Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, READ, TESL, and SPED classes. 

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching.

4+1 Program: Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Admission Documentation and Criteria

Applicants seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program must submit the following to:

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 overall GPA or last 60 SCH.
  • Three Reference Forms (at least two from SHSU professors)
  • Writing Sample

Admission to the 4+1 program is competitive and the number of available positions is limited. The top candidates from the initial application review will progress to a group interview and must also submit:

  • a video recording of themselves conducting a 20-30 minute lesson in a K-12 classroom

  • an in-person writing sample

Before a formal offer of admission will be issued, the applicant must supply evidence that he or she has passed both the appropriate content TExES and PPR TExES certification exams.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area I3Component Area I3
Component Area VI3Component Area VI3
Component Area V13Component Area VII3
BIOL 143624Component Area VIII53
ECON 110031COMS 23823
MATH 138443MATH 13853
 17 18
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area VII3BESL 330173
Component Area III64CHEM 1305
CHEM 1105
4
CIME 23133CIME 337483
EDUC 11011MATH 33863
ENGL 2332 or 23333SPED 230193
MATH 23843 
 17 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIME 33753CIME 3327103
HIST 33983CIME 33853
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
4READ 33883
READ 33733READ 33893
READ 33743SPED 33013
 TESL 3313113
 16 18
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIME 33763Student Teaching OR 4+1 MED Pre-Internship129-12
CIME 43343Student Teaching
CIME 43353
CIME 43363
TESL 43143
 4+1 MED Pre-Internship
 
 
 
 
Elective (3 SCH)12
 15 9-12
Total Hours: 126-129

Notes

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU. Please check prerequisites for Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching. Each field experience block must be completed successfully, in order to progress through the field experience sequence.

Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, READ, TESL,  and SPED classes. 

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Field Experience I, Field Experience II, Field Experience III, and Student Teaching.

Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program

Admission Documentation and Criteria

Applicants seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program must submit the following to:

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 overall GPA or last 60 SCH.
  • Three Reference Forms (at least two from SHSU professors)
  • Writing Sample

Admission to the 4+1 program is competitive and the number of available positions is limited. The top candidates from the initial application review will progress to a group interview and must also submit:

  • a video recording of themselves conducting a 20-30 minute lesson in a K-12 classroom

  • an in-person writing sample

Before a formal offer of admission will be issued, the applicant must supply evidence that he or she has passed both the appropriate content TExES and PPR TExES certification exams.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers.  Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.

The BS in Education, 4-8 Core is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Prepared to teach all content necessary for 4 - 8 core certification.

  • Prepared to implement evidence-based methods of teaching and learning.

  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas public schools.