Vice President for Research and Dean, Graduate Studies Prairie View A&M University Wilhelmina F. Delco Building, Suite 120 P.O. Box 519; MS 2800 Prairie View, Texas 77446-2800 Phone: (936) 261-3518 Fax: (936) 261-3529
Drama (Theatre Arts)
Human Performance (Physical Educ. All-Levels)
Political Science (Government)
Alternative Teacher Certification is administered by the Director of the Alternative Teacher Certification Program. The program is available for entrance on an annual basis with applications being accepted in the fall, spring and summer semesters.
Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, with an overall 2.5 or greater grade point average (Foreign transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency)
Provide an official transcript of all university course work from all universities or colleges attended
Have passed all three sections of the state mandated basic skills test (THEA) with the following minimum scores: Math 230,
Writing 220 and Reading 260
Be recommended by a screening committee for admission to the program
Applicants seeking certification in Spanish and French must pass an oral (TOPT) and a written (TExES) proficiency exam.
Those enrolled in the ATC P are required to complete six (6) semester hours of professional education course work during the summer prior to one-year internship and the remaining (6) hours during the period of internship.
Principal Standard Certification is issued by the State Board for Educator Certification.
Valid Texas Teacher Certificate
Two years of teaching experience
Completion of required graduate course work
Passing score on the TExES Examination #68
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) meets the licensure requirements of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. The course work and practicum hours earned in the master’s degree will count toward the 48 graduate semester hours of course requirements outlined by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Students should consult their academic advisor for additional requirements for the LPC.
Professional Counselor Certification is issued by the State Board for Educator Certification.
Two years of teaching experience
Completion of required graduate work in counseling
Passing score on TExES Examination #152
Community Development Certifications
Community Planning - Designing communities to address the social, economic and physical needs of its residents
Fundraising - Creating and developing strategies and techniques to develop resources to support social development projects
Historic Preservation - Preserving and restoring cultures and historic sites within a community
International Community Development - Studying communities and their affect on the U.S. economy and preparing graduates to contribute globally through the study and research of national and international deteriorating and disaster torn communities that are in dire need of development
Real Estate Development - Developing real estate for a community sustainability and quality of life; courses in this certification meet the course requirements to become a licensed realtor in the State of Texas
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