Academic Catalog 2013-2014 
    May 22, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Supplemental Certification English as a Second Language

Supplemental Certification

Any student seeking initial elementary, middle, secondary, or all level teacher certification may add the ESL (English as a Second Language) (supplemental certification) by taking the following 12 designated hours and passing the appropriate state examination.

Second Teaching Field

teaching minor (second field) is created with 24 hours in an academic discipline for which certification is approved by TEA with at least 12 of the hours being junior level or above. The student must demonstrate proficiency by passing the state practice test in the subject area and the state test (TExES) in teaching field.

Approved teaching content areas:

Middle School (Grades 4-8)

  • Generalist (English, math, science, social studies)
  • Science
  • Math
  • English Language Arts
  • Social Studies

High School (Secondary) (7-12)

  • Art
  • Communication (Speech)
  • English/Language Arts
  • History
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • Theatre
  • Business
  • Music
  • Physical Science (chemistry, physics, and geology)
  • Physical Education
  • Life Science
  • Mathematics
  • Technology Application