Jan 27, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Elementary Teaching, B.S.

The deaf and hard of hearing program prepares the student to teach children who are deaf and hard of hearing from pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

1. University Core Curriculum Requirements

A. Communication

B. Mathematics

C. Life and Physical Sciences

D. Language, Philosophy and Culture

E. Creative Arts

F. American History

G. Government/Political Science

H. Social and Behavioral Science

I. Component Area Option

2. Elementary Teaching Field

3. Major Courses

4. Professional Education Courses

5. Hours needed to total 120

To be discussed with advisor.

6. Grade Requirement

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.