Bachelor of Science, Major in Education, EC-6 Bilingual Core

Bachelor of Science, Major in Education, EC-6 Bilingual Core
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics) 13
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 28
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) 33
Component Area V (Creative Arts) 43
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 53
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1408Contemporary Biology 24
CAMX 2301Creative Arts Seminar 43
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century 33
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
MATH 1384Intro Foundations of Math I 13
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
4
Major: Foundation
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition3
BESL 4301Spanish Fluency In Classroom3
BIOL 1436Foundations Of Science 24
CIEE 2333Becoming A Teacher3
CIEE 3374Human Growth & Learning3
ECHE 3302Early Childhood Education Theories3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
HIST 3398Texas & the Southwest3
MATH 3381Intro - Foundation of Math III3
READ 3380Emergent & Beginning Literacy3
READ 3315Teaching Multiple Literacies3
SPAN 3361Spanish Grammar & Composition 63
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality3
Major: Required
Field Experience I
CIEE 3334Mth Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3343Curriculum and Assessment3
CIEE 3385Creatng Env For Learng In Elem3
Field Experience II
ECHE 4343Curriculum for Early Childhood 73
READ 3383Read Methods/Assessment - Elem3
READ 3384Lang Arts/Assessment - Elem3
SPED 4314Literacy-Students with Exceptionalities3
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I 83
YLR Semester I
BESL 4303Cur In Bilgl & Sec Lang Progs3
BESL 4304Lang Lrn Lit Dev In Mltlngl St3
CIEE 3335Sci Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3336Soc Stdy Instrctn In Elem Grds3
CIEE 4391Std Tch Elementary School3
YLR Semester II
BESL 4305Acad Lang in Dual Lang Prog3
BESL 4320Stu Tchg In Bilngl/Esl Classrm3
or CIEE 4392 Std Tch Elementary School
ECHE 4343Curriculum for Early Childhood 73
EDUC 4301Teacher Education Capstone3
Minor: Not Required 9, 10
Total Hours134
1

MATH 1384 satisfies the requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) as well as  the major. 

2

BIOL 1408  and BIOL 1436 satisfies the requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and the major. 

3

ENGL 2332 or ENGL 2333 satisfy the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) as well as the major.

4

CAMX 2301 satisfies the requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts) as well as the major.

5

Component Area VIII: GEOG 1321 or BESL 2301 suggested.

6

SPAN 1411SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 are prerequisites for SPAN 3361.

7

ECHE 4343 can be taken only once; however, students may choose to wait and take the course as part of Year Long Semester II, if needing full-time (12 SCH) status.

8

BESL 3301 prerequisite for TESL 3313

9

A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours will be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours. 

10

All minors can be paired with this degree program. 

Notes

Students must earn a 2.75 minimum overall GPA in all coursework. 

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum overall major GPA or in the last 60 semester hours in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework. 

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA or greater overall or in the last 60 semester hours. This includes transfer and SHSU courses.

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU.  Please check prerequisites for Field Experience 1, Field Experience 2, YLR Semester I and YLR Semester II.

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

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Field Experience I, Field Experience II, YLR Semester I, and YLR Semester II.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area I3Component Area I3
Component Area VI3Component Area VI3
BIOL 140814Component Area VII3
CAMX 230123Component Area VIII43
MATH 138433Component Area IX3
 MATH 13853
 16 18
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area VII3BIOL 143614
Component Area IX1CIEE 33743
CIEE 23333MATH 33813
EDUC 11011READ 33153
ENGL 2332 or 233353READ 33803
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
4SPAN 336163
SPED 23013 
 18 19
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 33013BESL 43013
CIEE 33343ECHE 434373
CIEE 33433READ 33833
CIEE 33853READ 33843
HIST 33983SPED 43143
 TESL 331383
 15 18
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 43033BESL 4320 or CIEE 43923
BESL 43043BESL 43053
CIEE 33353ECHE 434373
CIEE 33363EDUC 43013
CIEE 43913 
ECHE 33023 
 18 12
Total Hours: 134
1

BIOL 1408 and BIOL 1436 satisfy the requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and the major.

2

CAMX 2301 satisfies the requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts) as well as the major. 

3

MATH 1384 satisfies the requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) as well as the major

4

Component Area VIII: GEOG 1321 or BESL 2301 recommended.

5

ENGL 2332 or ENGL 2333 satisfies the requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and the major.

6

SPAN 1411 SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 are prerequisites for SPAN 3361.

7

ECHE 4343 can be taken only once; however, students may choose to take the course as part of Year Long Semester II, if needing full-time (12 SCH) status.

8

BESL 3301 is a prerequisite for TESL 3313.  

Notes

Students must earn a 2.75 minimum overall GPA in all coursework. 

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum overall major GPA or in the last 60 semester hours in all major coursework.

Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.

Students must meet a 2.75 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework. 

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA or greater overall or in the last 60 semester hours. This includes transfer and SHSU courses.

Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU.  Please check prerequisites for Field Experience 1, Field Experience 2, YLR Semester I and YLR Semester II.

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

Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Field Experience I, Field Experience II, YLR Semester I, and YLR Semester II.

A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours will be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours. 

All minors can be paired with this degree program. 

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, EC-6 Bilingual Core is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Prepared to teach all content areas necessary for EC-6 certification.

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

  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas public schools.

  • Prepared to teach in high-need field of bilingual education.