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Non-major certification

Certification for students in majors outside of the School of Education
Areas of Specialization for All Level Certification
Courses of Instruction


Certification for students in majors outside of the School of Education

Middle school and secondary school majors who plan to become certified in one of the following must major in a content area outside the School of Education. In addition, they are required to complete a minor in educational studies (refer to course listings for minor).

Art

10053 or 10063 Survey of Art 3
10103 Drawing 3
10123 Design and Color 3
10133 Three Dimensional Design 3
20143 Painting 3
20163 Printmaking: Etching or
   20173 Printmaking: Lithography or
   20183 Printmaking: Screenprinting
3
Select 6 semester hours from:
20100 Life Drawing
20213 Ceramics
20243 Sculpture
20743 Photography
6
30013 Approaches in Studio Art 3
30803 The Child and Visual Arts 3
40803 Essentials of the Visual Arts 3
30000 or above Advanced Art History 3
30000 or above Studio Elective 3
Total hours 39


Business Administration

ACCT 20153 Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 20163 Managerial Accounting 3
MANA 20103 Business Applications of Information Systems 3
MANA 20153 Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
FINA 30153 Financial Management 3
MANA 30153 Organizational Management 3
MARK 30153 Marketing Management 3
Select three hours from:
ACCT 30303 Introduction to Federal Taxation
FINA 30303 Risk Management
FINA 30313 Real Estate Principles
FINA 30203 Money and Banking
MANA 40123 Small Business
MANA 40233 Skills for Effective Management
MARK 30253 Selling and Sales Management
3
Total hours 24


Computer Science

10403 Introduction to Computer Science 3
20203 Techniques in Computer Science 3
20803 Data Structures 3
30203 Computer Systems Fundamentals 3
30000 or above Advance Computer elective 12
Total hours 24

Health

HLTH 10603 Anatomical Kinesiology 3
HLTH 20203 Health in a Changing Society 3
HLTH 20233 Drugs and Human Health 3
HLTH 20603 Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology 3
HLTH 30203 Health and Stress Management 3
HLTH 30213 Health Aspects of Human Sexuality 3
HLTH 40203 Study of Human Disease 3
KINE 40623 Physical Education for Secondary School Youth 3
Total hours 24

Also must have current Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certificate.


History (secondary)

10003-10013 History of Civilization 6
10603-10613 Survey of United States History 6
30743 History of Texas 3
30000 Or above with a maximum of 6 hours in any one area 9
Total hours 24

Journalism (secondary)

10103 Communication in Society 3
10113 Media Writing & Editing I 3
20103 Media Writing & Editing II 3
30203 Reporting 3
30233 Photojournalism 3
30453 Information Graphics 3
30853 Historical Development of Mass Media 3
40523 Law & Ethics of Mass Communication 3
Total hours 24

Mathematics

10524Calculus I 4
20524Calculus II 4
30224Introductory Linear Algebra 4
30803Elements of Probability and Statistics 3
50303Studies in Geometry-Topology 3
Select 6 semester hours (at least 3 from 30000
   or above) from among 10043 and those courses
   which count toward a mathematics major
6
Total hours 24


Physical Education

KINE 10103 Foundations of Kinesiology 3
KINE 10603 Anatomical Kinesiology 3
KINE 20503 Motor Behavior 3
KINE 20613 Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology 3
KINE 30633 Exercise Physiology or 3623 Biomechanics 3
KINE 30803 Adapted Physical Activity 3
KINE 40623 Physical Education for Secondary School Youth 3
KINE 40343 Team and Group Sports 3
Total hours 24

Also must have current Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certificate.

Psychology

10213 General Psychology or 10514-10524 Principles of Behavior 3-4
30503 Behavioral Research 3
Select 18 hours from:
30323 Child Psychology
30343 Social Psychology WE
30353 Social Psychology
30363 Abnormal Psychology
30414 Experimental Psychology: Learning
30423 Experimental Psychology: Perception
30433 Experimental Psychology: Motivation
30443 Psychology of Personality
30453 Memory and Cognition
30603 Historical Foundations of Modern Psychology
40403 Psychology of Counseling
40413 Cognitive Development
40433 Developmental Psychology
40463 Behavioral Modification
40493 Introduction to Psychological Measurement
40950 Contemporary Topics in Psychology
18
Total hours 24-25

Reading

30003 Early Literacy 3
50143 Reading in the Secondary School 3
40213 Promoting Literacy in the Content Subjects 3
50153 Literature for Adolescents 3
50223 Practicum in Reading 3
40413 Trend in Literacy Education 3
50313 Foundations of Literacy 3
40513 Supervised Practices in Teaching 3
Total hours 24

Sociology

Required:
20213Introductory Sociology 3
30383Research Methods in Sociology 3
30833Sociological Theory 3
Fifteen semester hours (at least 6 hours upper division):
20223 Social Problems
30003 Honors Seminar in Sociological Ideas
30223 Contemporary Topics
30243 Violence in Sociology
30303 Marriage and Family
30313 Criminology
30343 American Minority Groups
30393 Sociology of Corrections
30423 Media, Self, and Society
30443 Media Images of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
30463 Popular Culture
30563 Deviance and Social Control
30643 Sociology of Aging
30683 Sociology of Religion
30743 Men, Women and Society
30803 Victimology
30903 Law and Society
40003 Senior Honors Research Paper
40373 Social Psychology: Sociological Approaches
40383 Seminar in Family Research
40463 Juvenile Delinquency
40523 Health, Illness and Medicine
40533 Sociology of Mental Illness
40610 Directed Study in Sociology
40803 Social Inequality
15
Total hours 24

Spanish

30423 Spanish for Spanish Speakers or 30433Advanced Grammar 3
40983 Senior Seminar: Grammar, Composition, and Conversation 3
40993 Senior Seminar: Culture and Literature 3
30000 or above 15
Total hours 27


Note: TOPT passing score required. Students pursuing this specialization must contact the department of Spanish and Latin American Studies regarding oral language proficiency assessment.


Special Education (Generic)

EDSP 30603 Study of Exceptional Children 3
EDEC 40303 Assessment in Schools 3
EDSP 40613 Educational Programs for Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 40623 Families, Schools and Communities in Partnership 3
EDSP 40643 Curricular Issues for Special Populations 3
EDSP 40663 Classroom Management 3
EDRE 50223 Practicum in Reading 3
KINE 40600 Practicum in Adapted Physical Education 3
Total hours 24

Speech Communications

10123 Survey of Communication or 20133 Instructional Communication 3
20113 Interpersonal Communication 3
20193 Listening 3
30103 Argumentation and Debate 3
30133 Group Discussion 3
30173 Advanced Public Speaking 3
Select one upper division course:
RTVF 10112 History of Broadcasting
RTVF 10123 History of Film
RTVF 10143 Intro to Film and Television Aesthetics
3
Total hours 33

Theatre (secondary)

10001 Theatre Symposium and Production 1
10601 Theatre Production (4 semesters) 4
10053 Survey of Theatre 3
10603 Stagecraft 3
10613 Theatre Graphics 3
20333 Acting I 3
20713 Practical/Costuming 3
30103 Theatre History I 3
30113 Theatre History II 3
30403 Directing 3
30503 Introduction to Stage Lighting 3
Total hours 32

Dance (Single Teaching Field)

BALT 10001 Music for Dancers 1
MODA 10422 Performance and Ensemble 2
THEA 10603 Stagecraft 3
BALT 20142/20152 Jazz 4
BALT 20161 Cultural Dance 1
MODA 30203/30213 Modern Dance Technique 6
BALT 30103/30113 Ballet Technique 6
MODA 30253 Elements of Composition 3
BALT 40173 Dance History 3
BALT 40183 20th Century Dance 3
MODA 40220 Special Problems (Senior Project) 3
MODA 50400 Aesthetics 1
Total hours 36
Associated Requirements: 12

Courses in a field closely related to the student's program of study. Courses will be chosen in consultation with a Dance Department advisor from the following list or other related courses:

MUSI 10003 Music Theory for Non-Majors
THEA 10603 Stagecraft
ART 10063 Survey of Art History
MUSI 10053 Survey of Music
THEA 40553 Dance Lighting
THEA 40800 Individual Study in Theatre
Total hours 48

One technique course to be taken per semester.

Music (Single Teaching Field)

10201, 10211 Elementary Ear Training 2
10203, 10213 Elementary Theory 6
20201, 20211 Advanced Ear Training 2
20203, 20213 Advanced Theory 6
30202 Form and Analysis 2
30312 Orchestration 2
20613, 30613, 30623 History of Music 9
10000-20000 Studio Performance 8
20311 Field Experience in Music 1
20512 Introduction to Conducting 2
30313 Elementary Music 3

Students select either Choral or Instrumental concentration: PLUS, Choral Concentration

10021 Class Guitar 1
10081 Functional Instrumental Technique 1
10171, 10181 Diction 2
20511 Analytical Listening 1
30512 Choral Conducting 2
30912, 30922 Choral Organization & Administration 4
10010, 10020, 10030, 10040 Ensembles (Select Eight, each .5 s.h.) 4
30000-40000 Studio Performance 6
Total Hours (Choral) 68


PLUS, Instrumental Concentration

10071 Percussion Techniques 1
20051 Class Voice 1
10051 String Techniques I 1
30151 Woodwind Techniques 1 1
30161 Brass Techniques 1 1
Select two from:
10061 String Techniques
30171 Woodwind Techniques
30181 Brass Techniques
30522 Instrumental Conducting
30812, 30822 Instrumental Organization & Technique
2
10050, 10060, 10080, 10090,10100, 10110, 10120, 10160,10170, 10180, 10190 Ensembles (Select Eight, each .5 sch.) 4
30000-40000 Studio Performance 8
Total Hours (Instrumental) 64

Areas of Specialization for All Level Certification

All-Level certification is designed for students who wish to teach either in an elementary or secondary school setting or both. Students are certified to teach at all levels in the schools only in the subject of certification, i.e., art, music, physical education, speech pathology, hearing impaired.

Art

10071 Percussion Techniques 1
20051 Class Voice 1
10051 String Techniques I 1
30151 Woodwind Techniques 1 1
30161 Brass Techniques 1 1
Select two from: 2
10050, 10060, 10080, 10090,10100, 10110, 10120, 10160,10170, 10180, 10190 Ensembles (Select Eight, each .5 sch.) 4
30000-40000 Studio Performance 8
Total Hours (Instrumental) 64


Music

10201, 10211 Elementary Ear Training 2
10203, 10213 Elementary Theory 6
20201, 20211 Advanced Ear Training 2
20203, 20213 Advanced Theory 6
30202 Form and Analysis 2
30312 Orchestration 2
20613, 30613, 30623 History of Music 9
10000-20000 Studio Performance 8
20311 Field Experience in Music 1
20512 Introduction to Conducting 2
30313 Elementary Music 3

Students select either Choral or Instrumental concentration: PLUS, Choral Concentration

10021 Class Guitar 1
10081 Functional Instrumental Technique 1
10171, 10181 Diction 2
20511 Analytical Listening 1
30512 Choral Conducting 2
30912, 30922 Choral Organization & Administration 4
10010, 10020, 10030, 10040 Ensembles (Select Eight each .5 s.h.) 4
30000-40000 Studio Performance 6
Total Hours (Choral) 64

Plus, Instrumental Concentration

10071 Percussion Techniques 1
20051 Class Voice 1
10051 String Techniques 1 1
30151 Woodwind Techniques 1 1
30161 Brass Techniques 1 1

Select two from:

10061 String Techniques 2
30171 Woodwind Techniques 2
30181 Brass Techniques 2
30522 Instrumental Conducting 2
30812, 30822 Instrumental Organization & Technique 4
10050, 10060, 10080, 10090, 10100, 10110, 10120, 10160, 10170, 10180, 10190 Ensembles (Select Eight, each .5 s.h.) 4
30000-40000 Studio Performance 8
Total Hours (Instrumental) 68

Physical Education

KINE 10103 Foundations of Kinesiology 3
KINE 10603 Anatomical Kinesiology 3
KINE 20403 Physical Education for Elementary School Children 3
KINE 20503 Motor Behavior 3
KINE 20613 Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology 3
KINE 30423 Motor Development 3
KINE 30623 Biomechanics 3
KINE 30633 Exercise Physiology 3
KINE 30803 Adapted Physical Activity 3
KINE 40313 Individual and Dual Sports 3
KINE 40343 Team & Group Sports 3
KINE 40623 Physical Education for Secondary School Youth 3
Total hours 36


Hearing Impaired

20303 Speech & Hearing Science 3
20333 Phonetics 3
10343 Basic Sign Language 3
30303 Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech & Hearing Mechanism 3
30343 Aural Rehabilitation 3
40340 Clinical Practice in Teaching the Deaf/Hard of Hearing I 4
30333 Language Development in Children 3
30353 Teaching Elementary School Subjects to Deaf Children 3
30363 Audiology 3
30393 Language Development for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing 3
40323 Advanced Language Development for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing 3
40333 Teaching Speech to the Deaf/Hard of Hearing 3
40350 Clinical Practice in Teaching the Deaf/Hard of Hearing II 2
Total hours 39


The following is a complete list of courses offered by this department. Go to Class Search on Registrar's Page to see which courses are being taught this semester.
Courses of Instruction

Early Childhood Courses

EDEC 30001 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE SEMINAR. Issues in professional and legal responsibilities, certification standards, teacher portfolio development, finding employment, and professional associations are topics that will be considered. Two semesters of EDEC 30001 are required for Early Childhood Education majors. This course is available only for Pass/Fail grades.

EDEC 30020 SCIENTIFIC AND MATHEMATICAL THINKING THROUGH PLAY CREATIVITY. The Scientific and Mathematical Thinking through Play and Creativity block meets at an elementary school where you will observe and teach in classrooms at different grade levels, as well as participate in class lectures and activities. This block is designed to prepare you for the challenges of teaching in a child-centered environment that supports creative development and scientific and mathematical learning through play. (10 hours credit)

EDEC 30103 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. Prerequisite for all 40000 and 50000 courses in Education of Young Children. Directed toward affecting prospective early childhood teachers' insights with regard to classroom behavior in teaching; dealing with the factors of child learning; and examining children's development. Classroom practicum is required.

EDEC 30143 CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Introduction to theories of child development, emphasizing infancy to middle childhood. Physical, cognitive, emotional and social aspects of development will be considered. Includes observations and interactions with children in diverse settings.

EDEC 40019 PROMOTING LANGUAGE AND LITERACY. Study of the nature of literacy and second language learning processes and the relationship among these processes, young children, teachers, curriculum, and instruction. Emphasis is given to the guidance of young children as they progress through the continuum of language and literacy abilities from preschool through grade four. (9 hours credit)

EDEC 40133 MATHEMATICS IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. Methods of teaching mathematical concepts, skills, and problem-solving techniques appropriate for the elementary school.

EDEC 40154 DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE SOCIAL STUDIES. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. Examines the rationale for the inclusion of the social studies within the early elementary curriculum, and reviews selected fundamental concepts and methods of inquiry associated with the social sciences. Emphasis will also be placed on the development of curricular materials.

EDEC 40303 ASSESSMENT IN SCHOOLS. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. Provides a foundation for understanding the basic concepts and procedures of educational assessment and evaluation as they pertain to teaching children and informing instruction. This includes an understanding of the assumptions and logic of traditional formal approaches to assessment, informal classroom-based approaches, and understanding how formal and informal assessment procedures are used in evaluation and monitoring the instructional needs of individual students as well as in identifying and teaching students with disabilities. (Cross listed with EDSP 40303.)

EDEC 40623 FAMILIES, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITIES IN PARTNERSHIP. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. Strategies for involving parents in the educational process. Interagency/multidiscipline collaboration with diverse families with children developing both typically and atypically. Communication strategies, parent's rights, and family support are emphasized. (Cross listed with EDSP 40623.)

EDEC 40973 STUDENT TEACHING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education and eligibility for Admission into the Student Teaching Program. All day observation and supervised teaching for a period of 6 weeks in the public schools in a Kindergarten or Pre-kindergarten classroom. Accompanying weekly discussion session and a two-week seminar on campus prior to beginning student teaching for the purpose of developing competencies and professional growth.

EDEC 50010 LEARNER-CENTERED TEACHING. This block melds content instruction and a semester-long practicum. In addition to working in classrooms or in other ways with students, under the supervision of teachers and SOE faculty, SOE faculty will cover content regarding: classroom management, assessment, parent and family relationships and issues, and professional roles and responsibilities (15 hours credit)

EDEC 50020 PROFESSIONAL INDUCTION. During this semester, students will fulfill the State's requirements for student teaching. In addition, they will receive instruction in developing and implementing curricula that meet the developmental, cultural and linguistic needs of all learners. (15 hours credit)

EDEC 50123 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. Evaluation and development of educational programs for young children as affected by current social and economic trends. Emphasis on parent, community, school and interschool relationships, and on teacher responsibility in curriculum development.

EDEC 50133 PLAY AND CREATIVITY. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. Materials, techniques, and resources used in early childhood programs for developing the affective, cognitive, and motor domains of young children. Study will include research on importance of play as a vehicle for learning.

EDEC 50143 EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program or written permission of the Dean, School of Education. The study of basic principles underlying curriculum construction and instructional practices in early childhood and primary education.