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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Grades 4 – 8 Core Subjects

This certification requires students to complete their degree plan as prescribed by their major as well as the course work listed below. Students may choose to be enrolled in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies for their major.

  • 12 hours English
  • 12 hours science
  • 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/LIT 3315: Children’s Literature
  • ED 3340: Math Concepts for Teachers
  • ED 4352:  Reading I
  • ED 4363:  Reading II/ELAR
  • ED4357:  Diagnostic Reading  (Prerequisite or Corequisite:  ED 4363)

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

  • ED 3361 – Classroom Management, Secondary (including  field experience)
  • ED 3370: Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) Mathematics & Computer Science* ^^
  • ED 3371: C & I in the Natural Sciences* ^^
  • ED 3382: C & I Social Studies* ++
  • ED 4372: Educational Technology Online
  • ED 4696: Clinical Teaching/Student Teaching, Grades 4-8 (14-16 weeks, Monday-Friday, full days)

The following course is a highly recommended elective.

  • BIS 4306: Strategies for Diversity in Education
  • ED 4351:  ESL for EC-12 Teachers

* Within one of the four C&I courses, the student must complete 20 clock hours of field experience.