Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute Registration

Secondary teachers of Advanced Placement classes can register now for College Board-approved professional development courses, conveniently located at UT Dallas.

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Early Childhood (EC)-Grade 6  Core Subjects

This certification requires students to complete their degree plan as prescribed by their major as well as the course work listed below:

  • 12 hours English coursework
  • 11-12 hours science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics courses including laboratory are recommended)
  • 6 hours history
  • 6 hours government
  • 12 hours mathematics
  • 3 hours public speaking OR official documentation certifying professional effective oral communication and presentation skills
  • 3 hours of fine arts
  • 9 hours of electives
  • ED 3314: American Public School
  • PSY/ED 3339: Educational Psychology
  • ED 4352: Reading I
  • ED 4357: Diagnostic Reading
  • ED 3345: Art, Music and Physical Development
  • ED 4351:  ESL for EC-12 Teachers
  • LIT/ED 3315: Children’s Literature
  • ED3340: Math Concepts For Teachers

The following courses are restricted and require official admission to the Teacher Certification Program:

  • ED 3342 – Classroom Management, Grades EC-6 (including  field experience)
  • ED 4363 – Reading II/English Language Arts Reading Methods
  • ED 4343 – Science Methods
  • ED 4344 – Mathematics Methods
  • ED 4345 – Social Studies Methods
  • ED 4693 – Clinical Teaching/Student Teaching, Grades EC-6 (14-16 weeks, Monday-Friday, full days)
  • ED 4372 – Educational Technology Online

The following course is a highly recommended elective:

  • BIS 4306: Strategies for Diversity in Education