BS, Major in Education, EC-6 Special Education Core

Bachelor of Science, Major in English, EC-6 Special Education Core
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts) 3
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 1408Contemporary Biology 24
CAMX 2301Creative Arts Seminar 33
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
BIOL 1436Foundations Of Science 24
CIEE 2333Becoming A Teacher3
CIEE 3374Human Growth & Learning3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
HIST 3398Texas & the Southwest3
MATH 3381Intro - Foundation of Math III3
READ 3315Teaching Multiple Literacies3
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality3
SPED 3303Supporting Social Success3
SPED 3305Assessment Practices in SPED3
SPED 3312Family & Dvrsty Issues in SPED3
Field Experience I
CIEE 3334Mth Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3343Curriculum and Assessment3
CIEE 3385Creatng Env For Learng In Elem3
Field Experience II
ECHE 3325Creative Arts for Educators3
ECHE 4343Curriculum for Early Childhood3
READ 3383Read Methods/Assessment - Elem3
READ 3384Lang Arts/Assessment - Elem3
SPED 4314Literacy-Students with Exceptionalities3
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I 73
Field Experience III
CIEE 3335Sci Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3336Soc Stdy Instrctn In Elem Grds3
SPED 4304Transition Planning in SPED3
SPED 4311Content Learning in SPED3
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II3
Clinical Teaching OR 4+1 MED Pre-Internship 89-13
Clinical Teaching
Teacher Education Capstone
Std Tch Elementary School
and Student Teaching In Spec Ed
4+1 MED Pre-Internship 8
Adv Techniques & Mthds Instr
Adv Mths Classroom Mgt & Disc
Assessment Of Learning
Elective (4 SCH)
Major
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II3
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
4
Total Hours131-135

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, READ, 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 School of Teaching and Learning:

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 SHSU GPA.
  • 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.  Applicants will be scored using a formula.  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
BIOL 140814Component Area VII3
CAMX 230123Component Area VIII43
MATH 138433Component Area IX1
 MATH 13853
 16 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX3Component Area VII3
CIEE 23333CIEE 33743
EDUC 11011MATH 33813
ENGL 2332 or 233353READ 33153
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
4SPED 33033
SPED 23013SPED 33123
 17 18
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 143614ECHE 33253
BESL 330163ECHE 43433
CIEE 33343READ 33833
CIEE 33433READ 33843
CIEE 33853SPED 43143
HIST 33983TESL 331373
 19 18
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIEE 33363Clinical Teaching OR 4+1 MED Pre-Internship89-13
CIEE 33353Clinical Teaching
SPED 33053
SPED 43043
SPED 431134+1 MED Pre-Internship8
TESL 43143
 
 
 
Elective (4 SCH)
 18 9-13
Total Hours: 131-135

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, READ, 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 School of Teaching and Learning:

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 SHSU GPA.
  • 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.  Applicants will be scored using a formula.  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, EC-6 Special Education 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 special education, grades K-12.