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Secondary Teacher Certification

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Secondary Teacher Certification

10 - English 1301 & 1302 Composition – 6 semester hours

20 - Math 1314 College Math or Higher – 3 semester hours

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

 

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History 1301 & 1302 – 6 semester hours

70 - Political Science 2305 & 2306 – 6 semester hours

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321

COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Major Requirements

BA General Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
Sophomore Level Foreign Language
Sophomore Level Foreign Language 

History - Humanities Requirements – 6 semester hours

HUMA/PHIL/ENGL/SPAN/GEOG - LD/UD course*
HUMA/PHIL/ENGL/SPAN/GEOG - LD/UD course*

*May not use courses that satisfy core curriculum or BA general program requirements.

History - Program Requirements  – 30 semester hours

HIST 1301 (CORE)
HIST 1302 (CORE)
HIST 2321 World History I
HIST 2322 World History II
HIST 3301 Thinking Like a Historian
HIST UD - 6 s.h. UD United States history coursework
HIST UD - 6 s.h. UD non- United States history coursework
HIST LD/UD - 6 s.h. LD/UD history coursework
HIST 4350 Historical Research

Professional Development LD Pre-Reqs – 3-9 semester hours

Natural Sci. w/ lab - Min. 4 sh. of Natural Science with lab (CORE)
HIST 1301 and 1302 (CORE) - 6 s.h. of US History
HIST 2311 or 2312 - 3 s.h. of Western Civilization
HIST 2310  - 3 s.h. of Texas History (May be satisfied in HIST UD/LD program requirements)
GEOG 1303 or 1300 - 3 s.h. of World Geography (May be satisfied in Humanities requirements)

Secondary Teacher Certification (Professional Development/Education) – 27 semester hours

CUIN 3323 – Instructional Design
CUIN 4313 – Secondary Teaching Strategies
CUIN 3327 – Educational Technology
CUIN 4307 - Professional Seminar
FEDU 3321 – Educational Foundations for Teaching
LITY 4364 – Content Area Reading and Study Skills
INDS 3323 – Child Development & App to Learning
SEDU 4303/4304 – Secondary School Student Teaching

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Notes

s.h. = semester hours
LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

Academic Advisors

Kandace Henke

Academic Advisor

Kandace Henke

(361) 570-4113

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