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2011-2012 Catalog


Middle School Education Grade 4 – Grade 8
Generalist Certification Block Schedule
(AAT & NON AAT Degree Seeking Candidates Only)

Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Check requirements in the UHV Catalog.

Block I – Must take these 3 classes CONCURRENTLY before moving on to the next block of classes.

CUIN 3323 Instructional Design
INDS 3323 Child Development & Its Application to Learning
LITY 3340 Using Literature with Adolescents

Candidate must take and pass the state PPR 4-8 TExES #110 exam before moving on!

Block II

LITY 3320 Foundations of Reading Theories & Assessment
MSED 4358 Science for Middle School
LITY 4362 Reading and Writing WorkshopMSED 4345 Mathematics in the Middle School
CUIN 3324 Classroom Management and Assessment for Learning

General Education Courses

MATH 3312 Advanced Math Concepts – may be taken with any block
CUIN 4316 Effective Social Studies Instruction – may be taken after block I
FEDU 4310 Human Learning & Its Application to Education –may be taken after block I

Candidates should take and pass the state Generalist 4-8 TExES #111 exam before student teaching!

Student Teaching and Professional Seminar (Prerequisites – Admission by Application to the Director of Field Experiences – application
deadline for fall is March 1st, spring deadline is September 15th)

MSED 4303 Middle School Education Student Teaching
MSED 4304 Middle School Education Student Teaching
MSED 4307 Middle School Education Professional Seminar

Student Teaching Exemption and Professional Seminar – Student teaching exemptions are available only through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. State requirements of 122 hours still must be met even if you are exempt from student teaching.

The following University Based Courses may be taken without admission to the Teacher Education Program; however, you may have difficulties with scheduling if all are taken prior to acceptance to the Teacher Education Program.

University Based Courses

ANTH 3311 Anthropology of Diverse Populations
ENGL 3310 Introduction to the Study of Language
ENGL 3312 Grammar & Rhetoric
ENGL 3430 Professional Writing
SPED 4325 The Inclusive Classroom
SCIE 3320 Physical Science
SPED 3321 Exceptional Children: An Introduction