W. Fair, Dean of School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Associate Dean of School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Director for Teacher Development: Scherry F. Johnson
Post-Baccalaureate Program for Teacher Certification
Persons who already have baccalaureate degrees may seek teacher certification. They should consult with an advisor in the Teacher Development Center to develop a certification plan after they have been admitted to the university through the School of Interdisciplinary Studies as a Post-Baccalaureate student. Post-Baccalaureate students must meet the 24 semester hour requirement in the appropriate teaching field. A certification plan will be developed based on an evaluation of the student´s transcript. Post – Baccalaureate students must demonstrate computer literacy, effective public speaking, and complete 12 semester hours of English. All students must fulfill the U.T. Dallas requirements for student teaching or supervised internship.
See the website – http://www.utdallas.edu/teach for the most current information and course requirements.
Individuals pursuing an advanced degree should consider programs leading to a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Mathematics Education or Science Education. The M.A.T. is aimed at developing a master teacher whose competence in the discipline is enhanced by the ability to create an effective teaching environment. Certification requirements may also be used to fulfill some graduate degree requirements. Requirements for the M.A.T. degree may require additional professional education course work. Interested students should contact an advisor in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Science/Mathematics Education or School of Interdisciplinary Studies.