Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Sep 26, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English as a Second Language, Supplemental Certification

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

A teaching minor (second field) can be added to the initial certificate and 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 test (TExES) in teaching field.

Approved teaching content areas:

Middle School (Grades 4-8)

  • Core Subjects (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