BS, Major in Education: 4-8 Science

Bachelor of Science, Major in Education: 4-8 Science
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 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
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality 73
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
MATH 2384Functions and Graphs3
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 83
Field Experience III
CIME 3376Curriculum & Assmt For Mid Grd3
CIME 4335Teaching Science in the Middle Grades3
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II3
Student Teaching/4+1 MED Pre-Internship Block 99-10
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 (1 SCH) 9
Major
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
4
PHYS 1403Stars & Galaxies4
CHEM 1305
CHEM 1105
Applying Chemistry to Society
and Chemistry in Context Lab
4
GEOG 1401Weather and Climate4
GEOL 1403Physical Geology4
GEOL 1404Historical Geology4
Choose one of the following:4
Life in the Universe
Cosmic Catastrophes
General Botany
General Zoology
Human Anatomy 10
Oceanography
Environmental Geology
Total Hours128-129

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, TESL, and READ 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 III14
Component Area V13Component Area VIII13
Component Area IX11ENGL 130223
ENGL 130123HIST 130233
HIST 130133MATH 13853
MATH 138443POLS 230553
 17 19
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX13CIME 337473
CIME 23133GEOL 14034
EDUC 11011MATH 23843
ENGL 233263PHYS 14034
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
4SPED 230183
POLS 230653 
 17 17
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 330193Choose one course from the list below104
CHEM 1305
CHEM 1105
4CIME 3327113
GEOG 14014GEOL 14044
READ 33733SPED 33013
READ 33743TESL 3313123
 17 17
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIME 33753Student Teaching-4+1 MED Pre-Internship Block139-10
CIME 33763Student Teaching
CIME 33853
CIME 43353
TESL 43143
 4+1 MED Pre-Internship
 
 
 
 
Elective (1 SCH)13
 15 9-10
Total Hours: 128-129
Course List
ASTR 3303Life in the Universe3
ASTR 3383Cosmic Catastrophes3
BIOL 1411General Botany4
BIOL 1413General Zoology4
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy4
GEOL 3330Oceanography3
GEOL 3326Environmental Geology3

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, TESL and READ 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 Science is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

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

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

  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas public schools.