Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science Degrees

The Teacher Education Program at Texas Woman’s University prepares teachers to work with diverse populations, including students with exceptional needs, English Language Learners and more. Texas Woman’s University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and was one of the earliest higher education institutions in the region to train bilingual teachers.


Middle School

Courses offered by semester (2016-2021)

Look to the Office of Student Support Services for guidance on degree plans, courses, certification and more.

Undergraduate Admissions

All new students seeking admission to Texas Woman's University must apply to the university.

To be accepted into the undergraduate program for teacher certification, you must have:

  • Completed EDUC 2003 with a grade of C or higher
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 on all coursework
  • Achieved the following test scores:

TASP/THEA Scores — Reading 260, Math 240, Writing 240 OR
Accuplacer Scores: — Reading 80, Math 65, Writing 82/6 OR
ACT Scores — Verbal 19, Math 19, Composite 23 OR
SAT Scores — Prior to March 5, 2016: Verbal 500, Math 500, Composite 1070
After March 5, 2016: Math 530, EBRW 480
(ACT and SAT scores cannot be more than 5 years old)

  • Successfully completed SPCH 1013 or other course approved to meet oral communication competency
  • Successfully completed a pre-admission interview with your assigned faculty advisor
  • A minimum of 12 to 15 semester credit hours in the subject-specific content area for the certification sought
  • A signed Educator Preparation Program application
  • A signed Commitment Contract acknowledging awareness and understanding of the Dispositions Policy and Educators’ Code of Ethics
  • Acknowledgement and acceptance of admission to the Educator Preparation Program

Important Note:

All admission decisions are based on successful completion of the above requirements. Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor other than a minor traffic violation may affect certification. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Texas Education Agency at www.tea.texas.gov. Any previous or current issues of academic dishonesty, disruptive behavior, or professional dispositions infractions at TWU, another university, or another Educator Preparation Program may result in denial of admission. Any decisions may be appealed by contacting the Director of Student Support Services at 940-898-2829.

Students must maintain Educator Preparation Program admission requirements.