Prepare for an Exciting Career as an Elementary School Teacher!
Help young minds develop a love for learning. Our bachelor’s degree in elementary school teaching prepares you to teach early childhood through sixth grade in the state of Texas. Gain skills needed to design, execute and evaluate instructional practices to meet the needs of diverse students. You’ll have the opportunity to complete an internship and residency at a local school district as part of your degree program. Upon completion of the program and passing all TExES exams, you’ll be certified to teach in elementary schools throughout Texas.
Foreign Language Optional
123 to 126 Hours
No thesis required
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Focus Your Passion
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers three tracks for becoming an elementary school teacher in Texas. Discover the opportunities available to you.
Generalist (Early Childhood-6th)
Our 123-credit hour generalist track offers you the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge necessary for an interdisciplinary approach to teaching students in a way that is engaging and promotes academic success.
Bilingual (Early Childhood-6th)
Apply your multicultural expertise and know-how to create bilingual instructional settings where students benefit and succeed academically. Our 126-credit hour bilingual track provides you with the knowledge and techniques critical for teaching both English and Spanish at the elementary school level.
Special Education (Early Childhood-6th)
Increase your special education expertise in order to adapt instruction methods and classroom environments in ways that appeal to students’ various learning styles and opportunities with our 126-credit hour special education track. Take this opportunity to learn the skills and pedagogies necessary to become a special education elementary school teacher.
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Our graduates are frequently sought-after by local school districts. Job placement and satisfaction are ranked highly in our education program. Here are just a few districts where our students find employment. Discover where you belong!
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.