Transfer Guide:

Education, BS with Special Education Concentration

Education, BS with Special Education Concentration

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Earn Your Education, BS with Special Education Concentration:

The Bachelor of Science in Education at Texas A&M University-Central Texas prepares students to pursue teaching careers within elementary (early childhood), middle school (secondary), or special education (all-levels). Learn more about our Education, BS here.

Core Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
ENGL 1301 (010)Composition I (010)3
ENGL 1302 (010)Composition II (010)3
MATH 1314 (020)College Algebra (020)3
PHYS 1405, PHYS 1415Elementary Physics I, Physical Science (030)4
CORE REQ (030)Life and Physical Sciences Selection (030)4
SOPH LIT (040)English Literature Selection (040)3
CORE REQ (050)Creative Arts Selection (050)3
HIST 1301 (060)United States History I (060)3
HIST 1302 (060)United States History II (060)3
GOVT 2305 (070)Federal Government (070)3
GOVT 2306 (070) Texas Government (070)3
TECA 1354, PSYC 2308, PSYC 2301 (080)Child Growth & Development, Child Psychology, General Psychology (080)3
BIOL REQ (090)CORE REQ Biology Elective (090)4
Subtotal: 42
Additional Lower-Level Degree Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
SOPH LITEnglish Literature Selection3
EDUC 1301Introduction to the Teaching Profession 3
Education SelectionEDUC 2301, TECA 1303, ECON 2301, GEOG 13033
MATH 1350Mathematics for Teachers I 3
MATH 1351Mathematics for Teachers II 3
Speech RequirementSPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, 13213
Subtotal: 18
Upper-Level Degree Requirements
(Taken at A&M-Central Texas)
TAMUCT Institution Course Title SCH
EDUC 3325Fundamentals of Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education3
EDUC 3370Instructional Strategies3
EDUC 3420Instructional Planning and Delivery4
EDUC 3430The Learner and the Learning Environment4
EDUC 4320Integrated Social Studies Methods, EC-83
EDUC 4335Capstone for Educators3
EDUC 4345Mathematics & Science Methods in the Elementary Classroom3
EDUC 4484Field Experience4
EDUC 4691Clinical Teaching6
HLTH 3351Principles of Health and Fitness for Children3
READ 3310Foundations of Literacy3
READ 3311Literacy Development I3
READ 4312Literacy Development II3
READ 4313Analysis and Response3
SPED 3361Survey Exceptional Learners3
SPED 4362Special Education Rules and Regulations for Teacher 13
SPED 4363Teaching Learners with Learning Disabilities3
SPED 4365Behavioral Management for the Classroom3
Subtotal: 60
Total: 120

  • Any-level electives may be taken at either at Texas A&M University-Central Texas or another institution. Please consult an academic advisor prior to selecting any-level electives.
  • Transfer guides are for planning and visualization purposes only. Official degree plans will be provided after admission.
  • Admission to the Teacher Education Program is required.