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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Grade 4-8 Science Teacher Certification


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General Requirements


Students seeking Grade 4-8 certification must complete at least 9 semester credit hours of mathematics at or above college-level algebra and at least 12 semester credit hours of science, including both life and physical sciences. They should plan accordingly when completing general education and elective course requirements.

Core Subjects


Approved major for this certification: Biology. (The minor must be Chemistry or Geology.)

Phase I


All undergraduate teacher certification options require the completion of three professional foundations courses as the first phase of the program.

1PSYC 2308, PSYC 2314, and TECA 1354 are accepted in transfer as equivalent courses.
2EDUC 2301 is accepted in transfer as an equivalent course.

*Apply for admission to program prior to registration for Phase II courses.

Phase II


*Take the appropriate diagnostic tests for the TExES prior to registration for Phase IV courses.

Phase III


*Take content-area TExES and PPR TExES. Apply for admission to student teaching.

Phase IV


*For completion of Seminar, pass content-area TExES and PPR TExES if not previously passed.

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