Admission to Student Teaching requires passing the state of
Texas certification exams PRIOR to the student teaching semester:
PPR and EC-6 Generalist or 4-8 Generalist or Content Exam (7-12 certification).
Students Seeking a BSIS Degree
The faculty and staff in the School of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) would like to welcome you to our undergraduate programs. Students seeking the Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies (BSIS) degree may choose between UHV’s Early Childhood-through-fourth (EC-6) program and the four-through-eight (4-8) program. Upon completion of the BSIS degree students may achieve one of the following teaching certificates from the State of Texas:
- EC - Grade 6 Generalist Certificate
- Grade 4 – Grade 8 Generalist Certificate
Upon completing either the EC-6 Generalist or the 4-8 Generalist and taking the required additional courses, a student may also achieve one of the following teacher certifications from the State of Texas:
- Special Education Certificate (All level – EC-12)
- English as a Second Language Certificate
Please go to the School of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development BSIS links to get information about requirements for admission and retention to a SoEHD teacher certification program. Note that this application is different from admission the university. Also please visit links to get information on requirements that apply to all candidates for the BSIS degree for Early School Education.
We look forward to hearing from you. Please contact us by phone, fax, e-mail or mail:
Amy Rose, Certification Analyst
Carmen Rodriguez, Certification Analyst