An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that:

  1. provides active recruitment and institutional support of students interested in a teaching career, especially in high need fields;
  2. provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations at all levels of P-12 schools with varied and diverse student populations;
  3. provides students with support from college and school faculty, preferably in small cohort groups, for the purpose of introduction to and analysis of the culture of schooling and classrooms ;
  4. course content should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards; and
  5. course must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms.

An enriched, integrated pre-service course and content experience that:

1) provides an overview of schooling and classrooms from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnic and academic diversity, and equity with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning;

2) provides students with opportunities to participate in early field observations of P-12 special populations;

3) should be aligned as applicable with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards;

4) must include a minimum of 16 contact hours of field experience in P-12 classrooms with special populations; and

5) Pre-requisite for this course is EDUC 1301.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments. Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success. Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.

This course is designed to provide students with the resources needed to be successful at Western Texas College and subsequent learning environments.Students will be presented with a wide array of information regarding campus services and academic skill sets that are necessary for college success.Statistics suggest that students who participate in such college programs are much more likely to remain in college and complete their course of study.