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Early Childhood Sixth Grade Block Schedule

University of Houston-Victoria
EC – Grade 6 Core Subjects Certificate

Degree Seeking Students Only
Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program
Check Requirements in the UHV Catalog
*All UHV Courses must be passed with C or better*

Block I – Can be split between two semesters, or taken concurrently. Must complete all four before moving on to next block of classes.

CUIN 3323 Instructional Design
INDS 3323 Child Development & Its Application to Learning
LITY 3352 Literacy Development for 21st Century Elementary Students
CUIN 3327 Educational Technology

Prerequisites – CUIN 3323, INDS 3323, LITY 3352, CUIN 3327 AND Admission to Teacher Ed. Program

MATH 3318 Concepts in Math I
MATH 3320 Concepts in Math II – prereq – MATH 3318
LITY 3320 Foundations of Literacy Theories & Assessment
LITY 4362 Components of Effective Writing Instruction
LITY 4365 Components of Effective Literacy Instruction
ESED 4312 Social/Emotional Development and the Fine Arts
CUIN 4317 Science Instruction Methods
CUIN 4324 Teaching Math Methods
CUIN 3324 Effective Classroom Mgt. & Student Assessment for Learning
CUIN 4316 Effective Social Studies Instruction
FEDU 4310 Human Learning and its Application to Education

Course To Be Taken the Semester Prior to Student Teaching

CUIN 4324 Teaching Math Methods

Candidates must take and pass the state PPR EC-12 TExES #160 exam before the end of their 3rd semester in the Teacher Education Program. Candidates must take and pass the state Core Subjects EC-6 TExES #291 exam before student teaching.

Student Teaching and Professional Seminar

(Prerequisites – Admission by Application to the Director of Field Experiences – application deadline for fall is March 1st, spring deadline is September 15th)

ESED 4303 Early School Education Student Teaching
ESED 4304 Early School Education Student Teaching

The following University Based Courses may be taken without admission to the Teacher Education Program; scheduling may be difficult if all are taken prior to acceptance to the Teacher Education Program.

University Based Courses

ANTH 3311 Anthropology of Diverse Populations
CUIN 4320 Teaching English as Second Lang. (Preferred) or ENGL 3430 Professional Writing
SCIE 3320 Physical Science
SPED 3321 Exceptional Children: An Introduction

TExES Academy Program Requirements


The goal of the TExES Academy is to provide students with the tools to pass the TExES on their first attempt.


The TExES Academy was established to provide University of Houston-Victoria, School of Education & Human Development students seeking Texas educator certifications with:

  • Eligibility requirements required for registering for official exams.
  • Information concerning the state examinations (TExES)
  • Practice tests
  • Study recommendations prior to taking the examinations

Students admitted into the Teacher Education Program will automatically be enrolled in the TExES Academy Learn 9 classroom. In the TExES Academy Learn 9 classroom, students will find information about when to take their certification exams and how to prepare for their certification exams.