BSIS Degree with EC-6/ESL/Special Education

Total Semester Credit Hours = 123

Sample Course Sequence: BSIS leading to EC-6/ESL/Special Education

Freshman Year (32 hrs.)


ENGL 1301: Grammar and Composition 1

HIST 1301: United States History !

Life Science (BIOL with lab)

MATH 1314: College Algebra

GEOG 1313: Geography


ENGL 1302: Grammar and Composition II

HIST 1302: United States History II

MATH 1350: Concepts of Modern Math I

Physical Science (CHEM, or PHYS with lab)

Visual and Performing Arts

Sophomore Year (31 hrs.)


SPCM 1315: Fundamentals of Speech Comm.

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2362, or 2363

MATH 1351: Concepts of Modern Math II

POLS 2305: Intro American Government

Science Elective (any BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS)


EDUC 1301: Introduction to Teaching Profession

EPSY 3330: Child Development and Learning

EDUC 4301: Mathematical Problem Solving in EC6

POLS 2306: Introductory Texas Politics

READ 3330: Children's Literature

Junior Year (33 hrs.)


EDUC 2301: Introduction to Special Populations

EDUC 4321: Integrating Technology/Classroom

READ 4350: PreK/Elementary Literacy

EDUC 3312: Language/Literacy Acquisition

EDUC 3313: Integrating Arts/Movement


GEOL 3310 OR 3314

EDUC 3363: Behavior and Classroom Mgt.

EDUC 4369: Intr. Strategies/Diverse Learners

EDUC 4322: Teaching Skills

EDUC 4365: Assessment for Instruction

READ 4366: Corrective Reading/Classroom

Senior Year (27 hrs.)


ELED 4313: Teaching Math in Elem. Classroom

ELED 4314: Teaching Science in Elem. Classroom

ELED 4312: Teaching Social Studies in Elem.

READ 4360: Literacy in the Elementary School

EDUC 4334: English Language Learners

EDUC 3356: Moderate and Severe Disabilities


EDUC 4640: Student Teaching

EDUC 4057: Student Teaching Seminars

EDUC 4376: Collaborating with Families/Comm.

Field or clinical experiences are required in conjunction with professional education courses of the BSIS degree. The School of Education in cooperation with participating school districts assigns students to school placements.

In order to be eligible for a recommendation for EC-6 teacher certification, candidates must pass required TExES examinations and complete the requirements for the BSIS degree and student teaching.

*Student Teaching: Requirements for admission to student teaching are provided at the end of the BSIS section of this catalog and online in the Student Handbook.