Undergraduate Education


Mission
The School of Education is dedicated to a mission of education and human services and seeks to prepare students who will become leaders in their professions.

Undergraduate Education

Primary Purpose of Teacher Education

The primary purpose of teacher education is to prepare highly qualified teachers for Texas and the nation. The goal of Texas Wesleyan University’s Teacher Education Program is to develop teachers who:

  • Possess knowledge to deliver age-appropriate content;
  • Possess specialized knowledge and abilities in their teaching fields;
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and other professionals in a range of formats;
  • Apply the principles of instruction and assessment in the delivery of curriculum;
  • Use effective teaching practices;
  • Value and encourage critical thinking and problem solving;
  • Are skilled in the use of instructional technology to promote learning;
  • Uphold the ethics of the teaching profession;
  • Are committed to continued professional growth and development;
  • Actively participate in the democratic process in school and community affairs.
Undergraduate Programs in Education

Elementary
Early Childhood - 6th Grade Generalist
Early Childhood - 6th Grade Bilingual

Secondary
English Language Arts Reading
English Language Arts Reading/Social Studies
History 8-12
Life Science
Mathematics
Music All-level
Spanish All-level

Post Baccalaureate/Certification Only
Early Childhood - 6th grade
English Language Arts Reading (4-8 or 8-12)
English Language Arts Reading/Social Studies
History 8-12
Mathematics
Life Science

5-Year Dual Degree Program

After your junior year, you're eligible for our 5-Year Bachelor's/Master's Program. Start teaching after earning your undergraduate degree and then graduate with your master's degree one year later.

Learn more about careers in Education

Did you know?

Wesleyan’s Chemistry and Biological Sciences departments allow you to take part in research — such as sequencing DNA or purifying RNA. That's usually reserved for graduate students at other universities.

Contact Information

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Phone: 817-531-4949
Fax: 817-531-4814
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