BS, Major in Education: 4-8 Mathematics

Bachelor of Science, Major in Education: 4-8 Mathematics
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 2 3
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
MATH 1384Intro Foundations of Math I 3 3
Major Core
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition 43
CHEM 1305Applying Chemistry to Society3
CHEM 1105Chemistry in Context Lab1
CIME 2313Teaching as a Profession3
CIME 3327Integ Tech in Middle Grades3
CIME 3374Human Growth & Learning3
CIME 3375The Middle Level Child3
CIME 3385The Middle Grades Classroom3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality 53
Major
MATH 2384Functions and Graphs3
MATH 2385Fundamentals of Calculus3
MATH 3380Historical Perspec of Math3
MATH 3383Geometric Meas./Transformation3
MATH 3384Foundations of Mathematics3
MATH 3386Fundmtls of Probability/Stats3
MATH 3387Problem Solving-Middle Sch Mth3
Field Experience I:
READ 3373Content Area Rdg In Mid Grades3
READ 3374Voc & Word Stdy In Mid Grades3
Field Experience II:
SPED 3301Learn and Instruc Child W/Disa3
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I 63
Field Experience III:
CIME 3376Curriculum & Assmt For Mid Grd3
CIME 4334Teaching Math in Middle Grades3
CIME 4335Teaching Science in the Middle Grades3
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II3
Student Teaching /4+1 MED Pre-Internship Block: 79-14
Student Teaching
Teacher Education Capstone
Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
4+1 Pre-Internship
Adv Techniques & Mthds Instr
Adv Mths Classroom Mgt & Disc
Assessment Of Learning
Elective (5 SCH) 7
Total Hours125-130

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 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:

  • 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 IX11
ENGL 130123ENGL 130223
HIST 130133HIST 130233
MATH 138443MATH 13853
 POLS 230553
 16 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III14CHEM 13053
CIME 23133CHEM 11051
COMS 238213CIME 33743
EDUC 11011MATH 23853
ENGL 2332 or 233363MATH 33803
MATH 23843SPED 23013
POLS 230653 
 20 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 330173CIME 33273
CIME 33853MATH 33863
MATH 33833MATH 33873
MATH 33843SPED 33013
READ 33733TESL 331383
READ 33743 
 18 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIME 33753Student Teaching/Pre-Internship Block99-14
CIME 33763Student Teaching
CIME 43343
CIME 43353
TESL 43143
 4+1 Pre-Internship
 
 
 
 
Elective (5 SCH)9
 15 9-14
Total Hours: 125-130

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 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:

  • 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 Mathematics is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

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

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

  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas public schools.