BSIS Degree with EC-6/ESL/Special Education

Total Semester Credit Hours = 121

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

Freshman Year (30 hrs.)


ENGL 1301College Composition I [TCCN: ENGL 1301]

HIST 1301United States History I [TCCN: HIST 1301]

Life Science (Biology)

MATH 1314College Algebra [TCCN: MATH 1314]

GEOG 1313World Regional Geography [TCCN: GEOG 1303]


ENGL 1302College Composition II [TCCN: ENGL 1302]

HIST 1302United States History II [TCCN: HIST 1302]

MATH 1350Concepts of Modern Mathematics I [TCCN: MATH 1350]

Physical Science (Chemistry or Physics)

Visual and Performing Arts

Sophomore Year (34 hrs.)


SPCM 1315Fundamentals of Speech Communication [TCCN: SPCH 1315]

MATH 1351Concepts of Modern Mathematics II [TCCN: MATH 1351]

POLS 2305Introductory American Government [TCCN: GOVT 2305]

Science Elective (any BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS)

One of the following:
ENGL 2322English Literature to the 1780's [TCCN: ENGL 2322]

ENGL 2323English Literature from the 1780's to the Present [TCCN: ENGL 2323]

ENGL 2362World Literature through The Renaissance [TCCN: ENGL 2332]

ENGL 2363World Literature since The Renaissance [TCCN: ENGL 2333]


EDUC 1301Introduction to the Teaching Profession

EPSY 3330Educational Psychology: Child Development and Learning

EDUC 4301Mathematical Problem Solving in EC6

POLS 2306Introductory Texas Politics [TCCN: GOVT 2306]

READ 3330Children's Literature

One of the following:
GEOL 3310Physical Geology and Astronomy

GEOL 3314Oceanography and Meteorology

Junior Year (30 hrs.)


EDUC 2301Introduction to Special Populations

EDUC 4321Integrating Technology in the Classroom

READ 4350Pre-kindergarten and Elementary Literacy (Grades PK-4)

EDUC 3312Language and Literacy Acquisition

EDUC 3313Integrating Arts and Movement


EDUC 3363Managing Classrooms and Behavior in School Settings

EDUC 4369Instructing Diverse Learners

EDUC 4322Teaching Skills in EC-6

EDUC 4365Assessment for Instruction

READ 4366Corrective Reading Practicum

Senior Year (27 hrs.)


ELED 4313Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

ELED 4314Teaching Science in the Elementary School

ELED 4312Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School

READ 4360Literacy in the Classroom

EDUC 4334English Language Learners

EDUC 3356Instructional Programs for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities


EDUC 4640Student Teaching EC-12

EDUC 4057Student Teaching Seminar

EDUC 4376Collaborating with Families and Community

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.

Note: 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.