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Professional Development / Education Course Sequence

Approximately 4 long semesters prior to graduation

TEP Flowchart

Block I - 60 Earned Hours/Junior Status Required

  • PSYC 3303 or 2308 or CHFS 3300 (required for admission to TEP)
  • EC-6 and SPED w/ EC-6 students take EDUC 3320. Foundations of Teaching: Elementary (EC-6) Classrooms
  • 4-8 Content and Secondary/All-Level students take EDUC 3321. Foundations of Teaching: Middle and Secondary Classroom
  • Application to Teacher Education Program completed

Block II – Admission to TEP Required

  • EC-6 and SPED w/ EC-6 students take EDUC 3331
  • 4-8 Content and Secondary/All-Level students take EDSP 4361
  • Request permission to take TExES exams
  • Application to Clinical Teaching completed

Block III – Semester Prior to Clinical Teaching (must have placement & testing permission)

  • Elementary students take corresponding Block classes 
  • 4-8 Content and Secondary/All-Level students take EDUC 4331. Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Classrooms
  • Take TExES exams

(If AGSD major, please consult the department for courses and requirements)

Clinical Teaching only (must meet all prerequisites and degree/testing policies)