Bachelor of Science, Major in Education: PK-3 Bilingual

Bachelor of Science, Major in Education: PK-3 Bilingual
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
BIOL 1436Foundations Of Science 24
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century 33
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
MATH: Any 3 hours of Math in addition to MATH 1384 & MATH 1385 13
PSYC 1301Introduction To Psychology 53
Major: Foundation
CIEE 2333Becoming A Teacher3
CIEE 3374Human Growth & Learning3
ECHE 3313Early Childhood Cognition3
ECHE 3325Creative Arts for Educators3
ECHE 3363Wrkng /W Families-Diverse Comm3
ECHE 4333Dev Appr Prog For Yng Children3
ECHE 4343Curriculum for Early Childhood 63
ECHE 4349Lang/Lit Development3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
MATH 1384Intro Foundations of Math I 13
MATH 1385Intro Foundations of Math II 13
READ 3380Emergent & Beginning Literacy3
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality3
Field Experience I
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition 73
BESL 4301Spanish Fluency In Classroom 73
CIEE 3334Mth Instruction In Elem Grades3
ECHE 3301Social Guidance - Young Child3
ECHE 3316Assessment in Early Childhood3
Field Experience II
READ 3383Read Methods/Assessment - Elem3
READ 3384Lang Arts/Assessment - Elem3
SPED 4314Literacy-Students with Exceptionalities3
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I3
Field Experience III
BESL 4303Cur In Bilgl & Sec Lang Progs 83
BESL 4304Lang Lrn Lit Dev In Mltlngl St 83
BESL 4305Acad Lang in Dual Lang Prog3
CIEE 3335Sci Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3336Soc Stdy Instrctn In Elem Grds3
Student Teaching
BESL 4320Stu Tchg In Bilngl/Esl Classrm3
or CIEE 4392 Std Tch Elementary School
CIEE 4391Std Tch Elementary School3
EDUC 4301Teacher Education Capstone3
Total Hours130
1

Students must take 9 hours of Mathematics which includes MATH 1384 and MATH 1385 as 6 of the 9 required hours.  MATH 1384 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) and the major.

2

BIOL 1408 and BIOL 1436 satisfy Core Curriculum 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 or Culture) and major.

4

CAMX 2301 is recommended for the Component Area V (Creative Arts) requirement. 

5

PSYC 1301 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) and major.

6

ECHE 4343 students must be accepted into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP), and it is recommended to take with Field Experience II courses, or YLR semester 1 or 2.

7

BESL 3301 and BESL 4301 must be taken at the same time, typically with Field Experience I courses.

8

BESL 4303 and BESL 4304 must be taken at the same time, typically with Field Experience III courses.

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.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area V13Component Area IX3
BIOL 140824ENGL 130233
ENGL 130133HIST 130243
HIST 130143MATH 138553
MATH 138453POLS 230563
 PSYC 130173
 16 18
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX1BIOL 143624
CIEE 23333CIEE 33743
ECHE 33133ECHE 33633
EDUC 11011MATH9,53
ENGL 2332 or 233383READ 33803
POLS 230663 
SPED 23013 
 17 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 3301103ECHE 33253
BESL 4301103ECHE 43493
CIEE 33343READ 33833
ECHE 33013READ 33843
ECHE 33163SPED 43143
ECHE 43333TESL 33133
 18 18
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 4303113BESL 4320 or CIEE 43923
BESL 4304113ECHE 4343123
BESL 43053EDUC 43013
CIEE 33353 
CIEE 33363 
CIEE 43913 
 18 9
Total Hours: 130
1

CAMX 2301 is recommended for the Component Area V (Creative Arts) requirement.

2

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

3

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

5

Students must take 9 hours of Mathematics which includes MATH 1384 and MATH 1385 as 6 of the 9 required hours.  MATH 1384 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) and the major.

6

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

7

PSYC 1301 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) and major.

8

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

9

Any 3 hours of Math in addition to MATH 1384 and MATH 1385.

10

BESL 3301 and BESL 4301 must be taken at the same time, typically with Field Experience I courses.

11

BESL 4303 and BESL 4304 must be taken at the same time, typically with Field Experience III courses.

12

ECHE 4343 students must be accepted into the Educator Preparation Program (EPP), and it is recommended to take with Field Experience II courses, or YLR semester 1 or 2.

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.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the states’ 6x30TX plan 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 PK3 Bilingual is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Prepared for Texas Teacher Certification in Prekindergarten through third grade bilingual classrooms
  • Prepared to teach all content areas necessary for PK-3rd Grade in Bilingual (Spanish/English) classrooms
  • Prepared to implement evidence-based methods of teaching in learning in bilingual and dual language classrooms
  • Fully qualified to teach in Texas Public schools.