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Early Childhood Education-Grade 6 Bilingual with M.Ed. Early Admit

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EC-6 Bilingual, B.A./M.Ed.

General Education Curriculum (43)

The Education program uses a modified version of the General Education Curriculum (GEC) listed in this catalog.

Complete Graduation Requirements are listed in this catalog.


ENG 1301 Composition I 3 Credits
ENG 1302 Composition II 3 Credits

one of the following courses:

ENG 2324 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Credits
ENG 2326 Exploring American Lit 3 Credits
ENG 2327 Exploring World Lit 3 Credits
ENG 2328 Exploring British Lit 3 Credits

Exercise Science

EXS 1220 Basic Concepts of Wellness 2 Credits

Fine Arts

any 3-hour FAR, MUS or THA


HIS 2324 Fundamentals of Modern American History 3 Credits

choose one of the following:

HIS 2301 World History to 1648 3 Credits
HIS 2303 World History Since 1648 3 Credits


MAT 1302 College Algebra 3 Credits

Natural Science

NSC 1402 Introductory Astronomy 4 Credits
CHE 1403 Nature of Physical Science 4 Credits


choose 3 hours from the following:

REL 1311 Introduction to Jewish Scriptures 3 Credits
REL 1312 Introduction to Christian Scriptures 3 Credits
REL 1313 Introduction to Ethics 3 Credits
REL 1321 Introduction to Comparative Religions 3 Credits
REL 1323 Introduction to Interfaith Leadership 3 Credits

Social Science

choose two of the following:

ECO 2305 Principles of Economics I 3 Credits
POL 2311 American Government I 3 Credits
PSY 1301 General Psychology 3 Credits

Required Related Courses

Exercise Science

EXS 2201 Hlth Phys Ed Activties for Elem Teachers 2 Credits


HIS 3322 History of Texas 3 Credits


GEG 2304 World Geography 3 Credits


MAT 1304 Math for Liberal Arts 3 Credits
MAT 1305 Adv Fda of Math for Teachers 3 Credits

Natural Science*

BIO 1406 Contemporary Biology 4 Credits

* All EC-6 candidates are required to complete a minimum of 3 math and 3 science courses as a part of their degree plan.


PSY 3303 Infant and Child Development 3 Credits


SPN 1341 Elementary Spanish I 3 Credits
SPN 1342 Elementary Spanish II 3 Credits
SPN 2313 Intermediate Spanish I 3 Credits
SPN 2314 Intermediate Spanish II 3 Credits
or test equivalent


SPN 2321 Int Sp for Sp/Sp Sec Ed/Biling Majors 3 Credits
SPN 3328 Advanced Spanish Grammar 3 Credits
SPN 3340 Advanced Spanish Writing 3 Credits

SPN 1341, SPN 1342, SPN 2313, and SPN 2314: refer to test equivalencies

SPN 2321 required for all students that do not score 700 or above on the required WebCape exam following completion of SPN 1341, SPN 1342, SPN 2313, and SPN 2314 or the equivalent.

Major Requirements

Professional Development

EDU 2100 Foundations of Education 1 Credit

EDU 3338 Technology for Classroom Instr 3 Credits


EDU 2208 Fine Arts Elementary 2 Credits
EDU 2341 Instr/Assess/Class Mgt EC-12 3 Credits
EDU 3318 Intro to Early Childhood Education 3 Credits
EDU 3319 Math for Elementary School Teachers 3 Credits
EDU 3320 Science for Elementary School Teachers 3 Credits
EDU 4331 Differ Instr Mix-Ability K-12 Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 4340 Envir Process/Assess for E C-6 3 Credits
EDU 4348 Social Studies for Element Schl Teachers 3 Credits

Bilingual Education

EDU 3324 Language Acquisition & Development 3 Credits
EDU 3363 Foundations of Bilingual Education 3 Credits
EDU 4317 English As a Second Language Methodology 3 Credits
EDU 4329 Cont Meth Dual Lang Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 4362 Rdg/Lang Arts in Dual Lang Cl 3 Credits


RDG 3328 Children's Bilingual Literature Elementary School 3 Credits
RDG 4345 Teach Wrtg in Elem Classrm 3 Credits
RDG 4401 Beginning Literacy 4 Credits
RDG 4402 Intermediate Literacy 4 Credits

Bilingual Clinical Teaching

EDU 4613 Bilingual Clinical Teaching 6 Credits

M.Ed. Major Requirements

Required Courses

EDU 6301 Intro Grad Stu/Rsrch 3 Credits
EDU 6305 Psychosocial Dimensions in Edu 3 Credits
EDU 6307 Emerging Issues in Education 3 Credits
EDU 6326 Writing Institute I 3 Credits

Concentration area (choose one area)

Reading and Writing

RDG 6319 Foundations of Rdg 3 Credits
RDG 6320 Diag/Rem Rdg Diff 3 Credits
RDG 6324 Reading Clinic 3 Credits
one of the following:
RDG 6345 Rdg Content Area-Ele 3 Credits
RDG 6346 Rdg Content Area-Secondary 3 Credits
one of the following:
RDG 6322 Research Prac Rdg 3 Credits
RDG 6325 Developing Literacy 3 Credits

Second Language Education and Culture

EDU 6320 Culturally Responsive Teching Methods 3 Credits
EDU 6356 App Lingistics in the Div Urban Classroo 3 Credits
EDU 6357 Cross-Cultural Communications 3 Credits
EDU 6358 Improving practice Internship 3 Credits
EDU 6360 Language Acquisition 3 Credits

Total Hours (171)