UT Tyler

UT Tyler School of Education

Undergraduate

The School of Education has four undergraduate degree plans that will prepare you to serve students and their communities as a professional educator.

Marketable Skills

The students will have the following marketable skills:

  • Holding high expectations for students and self
  • Classroom management
  • Ethical conduct toward students and professional colleagues
  • Ethical conduct, practices, and performance
  • Detection and education of students with dyslexia
  • Instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide
  • Knowledge and implementation skills for Texas Knowledge and Skills and English Language Proficiency Standards
  • Reading instruction
  • Instructional planning and delivery
  • Knowledge of students and student learning
  • Content knowledge and expertise
  • Creation of effective learning environments
  • Use of technology to maintain data, communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and the community and allow students to present evidence of learning
  • Sense making: the ability to determine the deeper meaning or significance of what is being expressed.
  • Social intelligence: the ability to connect to others in a deep and direct way, to sense and stimulate reactions and desired interactions.
  • Novel and adaptive thinking. Proficiency at thinking and coming up with solutions and responses beyond that which is rote or rule-based.
  • Cross-cultural competency: The ability to operate in different cultural settings.
  • Computational thinking: The ability to translate vast amounts of data into concepts and to understand data-based reasoning.
  • Transdisciplinary. Literacy in and ability to understand concepts across multiple disciplines.
  • Data-informed decision making
  • Critical thinking
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Creative thinking
  • Advocacy for others
  • Collaboration with others

 You can select from one of the following programs. The links below provide additional information about each of your options.

If you are not sure which program is best for you, please schedule an appointment with our Academic Advisor.

Lisa Dempsey
Academic Advisor and Recruiter
Office: BEP 247J
Phone: 903.566.7022
Email: ldempsey@uttyler.edu

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