Major in Education with Certification in 4-8 Core Subjects

A degree in education core subjects for grades 4 through 8 prepares you to teach subjects taught in elementary and middle school 鈥 primarily math, science, English, and social studies. Education majors who want to teach in grades 4 through 8 do not have to major in the subject they wish to teach, because it is not unusual for teachers at this level to teach several subjects. The curriculum for this degree, therefore, includes courses in all of the four major subjects, to provide a broad overview rather than an in-depth study of each subject.

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Joselyn Almanza

The professors guiding us along the way all have great experience in our field. They all have a passion for what they do and it shows! Our teacher eduaction program prepares us by giving us opportunities to be out in the classroom practicing what we are learning in our classes.

Joselyn Almanza

Why should I choose Core Subjects 4-8 Certification?

As a teacher in grades 4 through 8, you can help your students through an important time of change as they transition from elementary to high school.

What are some courses I will take?

  • Texas History
  • Science for Educators
  • Physical Geology
  • College Algebra
  • Curriculum Design
  • Classroom Technology

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What are some career options?

With a degree in education, you can follow many career paths:

  • Middle school science teacher
  • Middle school geography teacher
  • Middle school math teacher
  • Middle school English teacher
  • Instructional facilitator
  • School administrator

Who is hiring 麻豆视频直播 students?

麻豆视频直播 Education students have found success in many different areas:

  • Private schools
  • Public schools
  • Homeschooling coops

Where can I go to grad school?

Many Education students have continued their education at these schools:

  • University of Mary Hardin Baylor
  • Baylor University
  • University of Texas
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of North Texas

Why study education core subjects 4-8 at 麻豆视频直播?

The passing rate for 麻豆视频直播 education majors on the TExES teacher certification exams is consistently above 96%.

Education courses at 麻豆视频直播 are taught by professors who were classroom teachers themselves, and the program offers exemplary field experiences. During a recent state accreditation visit, the 麻豆视频直播 education program was commended by the state of Texas for its outstanding field experiences for student teachers.

Education majors at 麻豆视频直播 have opportunities to conduct research and attend conferences alongside their professors.

麻豆视频直播 maintains a close connection with 15 area school districts, so our students have multiple opportunities to visit schools and make connections with prospective employers.

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