BS, Major in Education: 4-8 ELAR

Bachelor of Science, Major in Education: 4-8 ELAR
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 18
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, 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
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century 23
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
MATH 1384Intro Foundations of Math I 33
Major
ENGL 3372Introduction to Linguistics3
ENGL 3338Studies in Multicultural Lit3
ENGL 3363Mythology3
Major Core
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition 43
CIME 2313Teaching as a Profession3
CIME 3327Integ Tech in Middle Grades 53
CIME 3374Human Growth & Learning 63
CIME 3375The Middle Level Child3
CIME 3385The Middle Grades Classroom3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
MATH 3381Intro - Foundation of Math III3
READ 3380Emergent & Beginning Literacy3
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality 73
Field Experience I
READ 3373Content Area Rdg In Mid Grades 83
READ 3374Voc & Word Stdy In Mid Grades3
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 93
Field Experience III
CIME 3376Curriculum & Assmt For Mid Grd3
READ 4310Rdg & Lang Arts In Mid Grades3
READ 4325Integration of Multiliteracies3
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II3
Student Teaching/4+1 MED Pre-Internship Block 109-17
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 (8 SCH) 10
Total Hours121-129

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: 

  • 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 III14Component Area VIII13
Component Area V13Component Area IX13
Component Area IX11ENGL 130223
ENGL 130123HIST 130233
HIST 130133MATH 13853
MATH 138443POLS 230553
 17 18
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Componenet Area III4CIME 337473
ENGL 2332 or 233363ENGL 33383
CIME 23133ENGL 33723
EDUC 11011READ 33803
MATH 33813SPED 230183
POLS 230653 
 17 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 330193CIME 3327103
CIME 33853READ 33883
ENGL 33633READ 33893
READ 33733SPED 33013
READ 33743TESL 3313113
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIME 33753Student Teaching/4+1 MED Pre-Internship Block129-17
CIME 33763Student Teaching
READ 43103
READ 43253
TESL 43143
 4+1 Pre-Internship
 
 
 
 
Elective (8 SCH)12
 15 9-17
Total Hours: 121-129

Note

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:

  • 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, Major in Education: 4-8 ELAR is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Prepared to teach English Language Arts and Reading content necessary for 4 - 8 certification.

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

  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas public schools.