Completion of 12 hrs. of specific coursework. The bilingual certificate can be earned concurrently with an initial classroom teaching certificate or added to a valid Texas teacher certificate upon successful completion of the specified course sequence and passing scores on the state examinations.
*NOTE: These courses may only be taken when the undergraduate is within 12 hrs. of degree completion. They will not count toward the undergraduate degree.
A minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all courses leading to bilingual certification, including a 2.0 at UT Tyler is required. Prospective teachers must achieve a minimum grade of "C" in all courses leading to the bilingual supplement.
Successful completion of required TExES examinations is necessary for a recommendation for teacher certification.