Middle School Education: Language Arts (Grades 4-8), B.S.I.S.

Program Locations

The Middle School Education: Language Arts (Grades 4-8), B.S.I.S. is available at the following locations:

About this Program

The language arts middle school education degree leads to a Texas state teaching certificate that qualifies holders to teach language arts and writing in the 4th through the 8th grades. 

The middle school education language arts degree program provides students opportunities to gain experience from tutoring or assistant teaching, as well as extensive training through field-based observation. To best prepare for a career in the classroom, middle school education majors often prepare and deliver unit presentations in class.   

Students in the middle school education degree program will complete 39 hours of upper-level study compiled from professional education courses like Classroom Management, and field-specific classes such as Young Adult Literature, Advanced Grammar, and Teaching English as a Second Language.

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Degree (B.S.I.S.) requires 124 semester hours. Student must pass a content area for Language Arts test prior to student teaching.

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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. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and be education majors in order to qualify.
  • Students take part in events such as workshops and conferences, books sales, and have access to grants and scholarships through the society.

Careers

  • Teacher
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Textbook and Instructional Materials Sales Rep
  • Adult Literacy or GED Teacher

School of Education Events

December 4, 2018

Employee Christmas Luncheon

Employee Christmas Luncheon - TBDWHEN:  December 4, 2018, noon to 1:30pmWHERE:  TBD 2018-19 HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE:Brandy Haines, ChairBrad Hende...
12pm - 1:30pm, TBD

January 14, 2019

Plainview Campus Student Te...

Plainview Campus Student Teaching rotation begins
All Day Plainview Campus

March 1, 2019

Plainview Campus Student Te...

Plainview Campus Student Teaching first rotation ends
All Day Plainview Campus

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Plainview Campus Student Te...

Plainview Campus Student Teaching second rotation ends
All Day Plainview Campus

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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