Elementary Education (Grades Early Childhood - 6th), B.S.I.S.

Program Locations

Elementary Education - Early Childhood, B.S.I.S. is available at the following locations:

About this Program

This elementary education degree leads to a Texas state teaching certificate and qualifies majors to teach all subjects in early childhood education through the 6th grade.

This hands-on program offers education majors extensive training through field-based observation, as well as opportunities to gain experience from tutoring or assistant teaching. To best prepare for a career in the classroom, elementary education majors often prepare and deliver unit presentations in class.   

Students seeking an elementary education degree will complete 56 hours of upper-level study in education; compiled from professional education courses like Principles and Practices of Education and interdisciplinary classes such as Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary and Middle School.

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Degree (B.S.I.S.) is a 124-semester hour degree designed to prepare students for a career as an elementary or middle school teacher. The degree integrates University degree requirements with the State’s teacher certification requirements. A minimum of 42 semester hours must be in upper-level credit

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Faculty

The School of Education has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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Organizations - Kappa Delta Pi

  • Kappa Delta Pi is an active chapter of the national honor society for education students.
  • To qualify, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be an education major.
  • Students take part in events such as workshops and conferences, books sales, and have access to grants and scholarships through the society.

Careers

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Pre-School Teacher
  • Church Education Director
  • Christian School Teacher

School of Education Events

August 31, 2017

Student Teacher Orientation

Student Teacher Orientation begins August 31 at 8am and runs through September 1.
8am, Plainview Campus

September 1, 2017

Student Teacher Orientation

Student Teacher Orientation, August 31-September 1.
8am, Plainview Campus

September 5, 2017

Student Teaching First Rota...

Student Teaching first rotation begins
8am, Plainview Campus

October 20, 2017

Student Teaching First Rota...

Student Teaching first rotation ends.
All Day Plainview Campus

October 23, 2017

Second Student Teaching Rot...

Student Teaching second rotation begins.  
1pm, Plainview Campus

December 1, 2017

Second Student Teaching Rot...

Student Teaching second rotation ends.
All Day Plainview Campus

February 5, 2018

First Student Teaching Rota...

Student Teaching first rotation begins.
All Day Plainview Campus

March 9, 2018

First Student Teaching Rota...

Student Teaching first rotation ends.
All Day Plainview Campus

March 19, 2018

Second Student Teaching Rot...

Student Teaching second rotation begins.
All Day Plainview Campus

April 27, 2018

Second Student Teaching Rot...

Student Teaching second rotation ends.
All Day Plainview Campus

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