A grade of at least C in each freshman English basic skills test before being admitted into teacher education
7. Tests and Certifications
All teacher candidates must pass the Texas Assessment of Sign Communication before student teaching. Clearance for the TASC requires passing a mock interview.
TExES 181 Certification Test
All teacher candidates must pass the TExES 181 test (Deaf and Hard of Hearing test) unless a formal waiver is granted. Clearance is granted only upon scoring 80 percent or better on a comprehensive test administered during the capstone course (DHH 442), and during SPH 476.
PPR Certification Test
All teacher candidates must pass the TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Test.