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 7-12 Life Science

This certification requires students to complete their degree plan as prescribed by their major as well as the course work listed below. The certification sought must match the student’s academic major.

  • 12 hours English
  • 3 hours science
  • 6 hours history
  • 6 hours government
  • 3 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
  • 28 hours of biology content courses from student’s degree plan
  • 8 hours of chemistry content courses from student’s degree plan
  • ED 3314: American Public School
  • PSY/ED 3339: Educational Psychology
  • ED 4353: Reading in the Secondary Content

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

  • ED 3361: Classroom Management, Secondary (including  field experience)
  • ED 3371: C & I in the Natural Sciences
  • ED 4372: Educational Technology Online
  • ED 4694: Clinical Teaching/Student Teaching, Grades 7-12 (14-16 weeks, Monday-Friday, full days)

The following course is a highly recommended elective:

  • ED 4v95: ESL (English as a Second Language) for EC-12 Teachers
  • BIS 4306: Strategies for Diversity in Education